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If I fill a sponge cake with fresh cream...

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opalescent Sun 24-Jun-18 17:17:03

Do I need to add anything to the cream? Vanilla extract? Sugar? Or will Just whipped double cream work as a cake filling (with jam too).

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Jaguarana Sun 24-Jun-18 17:18:42

I'd just do whipped double cream with jam as otherwise it would be too sweet for me.

MsHomeSlice Sun 24-Jun-18 17:19:04

you could, but it's not essential.

A little icing sugar can be nice with a sharper jam choice or just plain fruit

FredSheeran Wed 27-Jun-18 16:54:54

whipped double cream is nice with a good sharp lemon curd to cut through the sweetness.

My mum always said that a spoonful of sugar helped the cream hold its shape but I've grown to suspect it was just because she liked sweet cream...

missmoffatt2705 Wed 27-Jun-18 21:42:39

I have read that a spoonful of icing sugar added to whipped cream helps to stabilize it so that it doesn't ooze out of the cake when you cut it

KiplingAngelCake Tue 24-Jul-18 11:31:39

I usually add some icing sugar (to taste) and a dab of vanilla bean paste (the vanilla seed speckles look so pretty!).

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