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Jan 18, 2010 04:29 AM

Vehicle for Cream Cheese Frosting

I know carrot cake is a classic but what other kind of cake would be a good vehicle for cream cheese frosting?

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    1. I like it on spice cake, seems just about perfect for that.

        1. A woman after my own heart. I firmly believe that carrot cake exists to keep the cream cheese frosting off my fingers.

          I like it on any kind of cake that's dark in color -- banana bread, zucchini bread, spice cakes, ginger cakes, fruit cakes, etc.

          But it's also good on any many kinds of strongly flavored light colored cakes like banana cakes or lemon cakes.

          Or, you know, spoons. It's excellent on spoons.

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          1. re: Jacquilynne

            A spoon was my first answer (or a rubber spatula or the paddle from the mixer).

            I agree that it goes well on the dark cakes...the ones with the 'pumpkin pie' spices. I also really like it on banana chocolate cake. The chocolate makes it a little cheesecake-y.

          2. Not a cake but these bars are to die for, and easy. top with cream cheese frosting and sprinkle skor bits on top (and only like 3 ingredients):


            * 1 package skor toffee pieces
            * 1 box Ritz cracker (orignal flavour)
            * 1 can condensed milk

            Crush the Ritz Crackers.
            Mix with the other two ingredients.
            Pour mixture into a buttered 9x9 pan.
            Press firmly.
            Bake at 300 for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
            Let cool and slice while still warm.

            these are sooo sweet, cut into small cubes! pretty too