Cream Cheese Icing Or Regular Buttercream??

Baking By TaylorMade92 Updated 5 Feb 2014 , 11:07pm by Norasmom

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TaylorMade92 Posted 5 Feb 2014 , 8:47pm
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AI have a "cupcake wars" competition at my school coming up and I'm weighing out my different options. (We have to use one or more of the following ingredients- blueberries, pecans, or peaches) I am making a white cake with blueberries inside. I would like to make some sort of brown sugar/butter pecan icing to go on top, but can't decide if I want the base to be plain buttercream or cream cheese. (Also- for my garnish, I'm having candied pecans, and a mini fried homemade doughnut with a blueberry compote glaze.) What do you think would taste the best/complement the flavors the best? Thank you in advance for feedback!

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Norasmom Posted 5 Feb 2014 , 11:07pm
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I think a taste test is in order first.

My preference would be to just do blueberries and cream cheese icing, as I am having trouble picturing the combination of blueberries with pecan.

Have fun!

I wish we had competitions like that when I was in school!

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