Icing + Left Over Crumbles + Bake = Cake?

Decorating By LizKatherine Updated 8 Oct 2014 , 9:33am by sannalee

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LizKatherine Posted 8 Oct 2014 , 12:41am
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I haven't seen this question posted, and I can't find any answers on google, so I figured I'd ask. I have a LOT of left over cake (lots of crumbles too) from a previous carved design. I know you can add icing and make cake balls, which I might do, but I am  also wondering if I can somehow make it into another cake? I must have like 4 tubs full of cake, lol. Answers appreciated :)  Thank you. 

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LizKatherine Posted 8 Oct 2014 , 12:44am
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Or cupcakes or something other than cake pops. 

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bubs1stbirthday Posted 8 Oct 2014 , 2:54am
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I wonder if you could add a little fresh batter of a contrasting flavour (eg. if you have chocolate add vanilla) and bake it that way - people do it all the time with different shapes like circles etc in cake so I don't see why it wouldn't be worth a try.

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MBalaska Posted 8 Oct 2014 , 3:10am
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You can easily do trifle cups or a big trifle bowl, bits of cake with sweetened flavored whipped cream, or smbc, & fresh fruit or pastry cream, or pudding.

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Apti Posted 8 Oct 2014 , 3:26am
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I second MBalaska's suggestion.  Recently I used left-over frozen cake domes and frozen American buttercream and created a "bowl cake".  I used a large glass bowl and layered chocolate cake, peanut butter buttercream, chocolate cake, oreo buttercream, chocolate cake, and topped with ganache and chopped pecans.  I provided paper bowls and a large scoop and told everyone at the party to dig in. 

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denetteb Posted 8 Oct 2014 , 3:31am
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Years ago before I knew how to bake a flat cake I had a lot of carrot cake tops from when I made my wedding cake.  I didn't want them to go to waste so I layered the tops with frosting and more tops in a pan and made it sort of flat on top with more icing on top.  I came up with some weird name to make it sound like it was fancy and everyone loved it at work.

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sannalee Posted 8 Oct 2014 , 9:33am
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The second use up scraps tip (second generation cake) talks about using scraps in a new cake mix.



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