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Birthday cake- filling or not?

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pigleychez Sun 31-May-09 21:37:50

Im practicing my DD's birthday cake and have made a sponge with buttercream and jam filling. For the real thing I intend to ice it and decorate it in a number 1 shape.

Talking to my mum and shes says it doesnt need the filling as its having icing on it. But wouldnt that be abit odd having a slice of sponge with no filling?

So.... Filling or no filling?

ChasingSquirrels Sun 31-May-09 21:38:40

filing (but just buttercream and no jam for me please).

Thunderduck Sun 31-May-09 21:40:55

I can't imagine eating a birthday cake without a filling. Jam and buttercream is required I feel.

lilolilmanchester Sun 31-May-09 23:25:00

I'd do a filling personally. Jam or buttercream or both.

milkmoustache Mon 01-Jun-09 19:17:17

Or mascarpone and jam went down well at DD's 4th - not so sickly as buttercream (for the grown-ups).

dittany Mon 01-Jun-09 19:18:38

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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