Hazelnut Or Carmel Cake/frosting Combo?

Baking By albumangel Updated 24 Feb 2007 , 5:59pm by Chef_Stef

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albumangel Posted 23 Feb 2007 , 4:21pm
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Making a cake for a friend's bd on Sunday.
icon_cry.gif She can't have chocolate.
birthday.gif She requested something that has either hazelnut-y or caramel-y flavors to it.
birthday.gif I want to decorate it with a crusting buttercream, but the filling could be something different.

I searched the recipes on this site and others, but couldn't find anything to fit the bill. ANY ideas are welcome!!

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judylynnturner Posted 23 Feb 2007 , 9:53pm
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check out the wilton recipes on their cupcake site. they have all kinds of batter, filling and icing recipes already grouped together under specialty recipes...

hope this helped...

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albumangel Posted 24 Feb 2007 , 3:27pm
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Still haven't found anything that seems right, here or elsewhere. So I'm trying something crazy:

Made a DH white cake, added instant French Vanilla pudding, extra egg, butter & milk for oil & water. It smells and looks wonderful- just the right "caramel" color (that's a good sign).

Going to make a box of french vanilla pudding with evaporated milk, and add a few drops of caramel flavor to it for the filling. I'll also add caramel flavor to the buttercream.

We'll see...

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mkolmar Posted 24 Feb 2007 , 4:46pm
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You can take a DH yellow cake mix and instead of using water use Hazelnut liquid coffee creamer. Or you can use the liquid carmel creamer (they don't sell the carmel in the liquid so I have to use the powder form, which is only like 2 TBSP added into the mix) You can then use the creamer liquid or powder to flavor your b/c. The lorains oils will also work though for the cake and the frosting.

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albumangel Posted 24 Feb 2007 , 5:53pm
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Hazelnut liquid coffee creamer

RIGHT!! Perfect. thumbs_up.gif

I'm using the lorains carmel flavor for this one- thanks so much!

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Chef_Stef Posted 24 Feb 2007 , 5:59pm
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Vanilla caramel cake made with the vanilla caramel coffeemate, filled with caramel espresso filling.

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