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 What Kind of Icing on Your Cake

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Twinwillow

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RE: What Kind of Icing on Your Cake Wed, 07/20/11 8:50 PM (permalink)
My favorite cake frosting has not changed since my answer on 3/12/08.
 
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    CajunKing

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    RE: What Kind of Icing on Your Cake Fri, 08/26/11 11:03 PM (permalink)
    TW
     
    Mine hasnt either
     
    Real Cream Cheese icing on my mom's home made carrot cake.  I wish Birthday's came more than once a year
     
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      Foodbme

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      RE: What Kind of Icing on Your Cake Sat, 08/27/11 3:29 AM (permalink)
      I like plain cake---NO Icing!
       
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        tcrouzer

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        RE: What Kind of Icing on Your Cake Sat, 08/27/11 9:07 AM (permalink)
        I'm more of a glaze or drizzle person than heavy frosting or icing. Actually, the term "icing" brings to mind a thin layer of the stuff, more so than "frosting." And I want the real stuff, butter or cream cheese, real cream, real chocolate, real flavorings - no Crisco!
         
        I love mocha buttercream on yellow cake, dark chocolate glaze on a dense chocolate one layer cake, cream cheese icing on carrot cake, or a lemon glaze on pound cake.  For me, it's all about the cake - not about the frosting.
         
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          Tumbleweed365

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          RE: What Kind of Icing on Your Cake Sat, 08/27/11 10:09 AM (permalink)
          Back in the late 40's early 50's, my grandmother baked in a wood fired stove and made the lightest cakes I have ever tasted.
          My favorite was a yellow, very moist cake, covered with a tan almost caramel tasting buttery frosting. This, if I remember correctly, involved many egg whites being whipped by hand.
          It was a wonder to behold, and all done on a behemoth of a wood stove.
          She used no recipes to pass down, and children like me weren't allowed to get near the stove.
          Now I would loved to have been able to have learned from her, and have never tasted a frosting like hers.
          She lived in the hardscrabble hills of Appalachia.
           
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