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Cherry Cake with What flavor of frosting?

post #1 of 10
Thread Starter 

Hello.

 

I'm baking a number 50 cake wherein one cake must be cherry.  customer doesn't care what flavor of frosting, but I've never made a cherry flavored cake before and haven't a clue what flavor of frosting would suit best??  Soooo....

 

1.  Please share a dense, carvable cherry cake recipe

2.  Please share a frosting that would go well with cherry cake

 

Thank you so much CC !!!

post #2 of 10

I would make a cherry chip WASC with extra (10oz) marichino cherries cut into the batter.  Ice cake with a dark chocolate ganache or fudge chocolate frosting.  Think chocolate covered cherries.

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post #3 of 10

I agree chocolate would be great.  Another option is to make a vanilla butter cream, add some marchino cherry juice as your liquid.

post #4 of 10
I made a cherry chip recently, and I did a chocolate filling with vanilla bc. I really liked the three flavors together.
post #5 of 10
Thread Starter 

this is why i love CC!  I love the WASC recipe so may go with that one and the choc for frosting/filling sounds so good....hope that the choco won't show thru the fondant...........icon_rolleyes.gif

 

Thank you!!

post #6 of 10
I love the cherry and pistachio combination, but cherry and chocolate sounds great
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post #7 of 10

Cherry and chocolate or cherry and almond are classic combos.

post #8 of 10
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post #9 of 10
Thread Starter 

next question on this same cake......I only need to serve approximately 20 ppl and customer wants the "50" shaped cake......

 

2 - 11.x15 sheet pan OR 1 - 11x15 sheet pan, cut in half, stacked ?

post #10 of 10
If it was me, it would be either the 7 minute frosting or cherry flavored buttercream. I've made both and they're scrumptious either way!
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