Need Some Quick Help!!!

Baking By katel Updated 17 Jun 2012 , 10:20pm by mo_gateaux

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katel Posted 17 Jun 2012 , 9:51pm
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I have been asked to make a cake for a friends birthday. When I asked what he wanted, he told me yellow cake with strawberry frosting with fresh strawberries. HELP! I am not a strawberry girl and have no experience making strawberry frosting. Any suggestions? Recipes? Help!!! Thanks so much! By the way....need to make this by Saturday!!

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mo_gateaux Posted 17 Jun 2012 , 10:20pm
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i make raspberry cream cheese icing by boiling down some frozen berries into a sauce and adding it to my regular recipe. I don't see why you can't do this with strawberries and your regular buttercream recipe. You may want to strain your sauce to get rid of the seeds.

i have also just pureed strawberries and added it to swiss meringue buttercream, but i think the flavour is stronger when you boil it down. If you do puree, i would advise using fresh (i used frozen which may have impacted the flavour)

good luck!

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