Any good recipes for Cake fillings?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by RubberChickenLubber, Mar 20, 2008.

  1. RubberChickenLubber

    RubberChickenLubber Songster

    Oct 19, 2007
    Newton, NC
    I am doing a tiered cake for my daughters bday. I want to use something besides icing between the layers. Does anyone have any good recipes for a filling to use between the layers. I am using mostly buttercream to ice it, and fondant flowers. Thanks
  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    What we do is use pie filling. I know it might sound gross but we use cherry sometimes. So good.
    Happy bday to your daughter. Hope others have better suggestions
  3. BearSwampChick

    BearSwampChick Chicken Sensei

    Jan 10, 2008
    Marysville, OH
    Lemon curd is good. Also using a spreadable fruit such as raspberry or strawberry maybe mixed with some fresh berries. Yummy!

  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    I really good raspberry jam works well. i have used it in many wedding cakes by request. Warm it up so it thins out then spread it on but use icing to build a dam around the edges first. Give it time to cool and set up to gel a bit before putting on the second layer.

    Apricot will work, strawberry, even lemon curd.

    Just buy a jar of jam or preserves you really like or a well set jar of homemade.
  5. mexisbirds

    mexisbirds In the Brooder

    Feb 8, 2008
    Plain old pudding is really good too,fast and easy if you buy the can stuff.....cake decorating stores carry bavarian cream you can use too...
  6. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Oh pudding is awesome! My dd's got busy in the kitchen last weekend and baked a plain yellow cake. They used vanilla pudding in the middle then mixed a super thick chocolate pudding for icing. It was every bit as good as any boston creme pie ever wanted to be.
  7. banter

    banter Songster

    Mar 3, 2008
    Raymond Maine
    We always ate jam in the middle layers of cake when I was growing up. I like apricot.

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