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Old 09-05-2009, 08:28 PM   #1
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Need great recipe for birthday cake for my boyfriend

I love to cook, but am not an experienced baker. My boyfriend likes all kinds of cream cakes... anyone have any ideas?

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Old 09-05-2009, 08:42 PM   #2
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What do you mean by "cream cakes?"
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Old 09-05-2009, 09:54 PM   #3
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Like layer cakes and such, creampuffs..
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Old 09-05-2009, 10:48 PM   #4
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does he like coffee? how about a mocha torte? Chocolate/coffee sponge cake layers with a chocolate buttercream, garnished with chocolate covered coffee beans.
as for cream puffs, well they are good, but not sure why you include those in your description of "cream cakes."
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Old 09-06-2009, 04:39 PM   #5
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I've made this many times, using Ghirardelli semi-sweet chocolate for the filling. It's fantastic.
DEVIL'S FOOD CAKE WITH FLUFFY WHITE FROSTING
Devil's Food Cake with Fluffy White Frosting at Godiva.com
Another fantastic cake (charlotte) I've made many times:
MEXICAN CHOCOLATE ICEBOX CAKE
http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/101955
Here's a great-sounding recipe to check out (haven't tried it yet):
STRAWBERRIES AND CREAM CAKE
Cookie Madness Strawberries & Cream Cake
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Old 09-07-2009, 06:34 AM   #6
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How about a Bannana split cake


Banana Split Cake
1- yellow cake mix
bake according to package only on a sheet pan intead of a cake pan.
when cake is cooled - mixed together:
1-3 oz pkgof vanilla instant pudding
8 ozs soften cream cheese
1-1/2 cups milk
Spread ontop of cake and then layer the following in order2 cups of crushed pinapple (weel drained)
sliced bannanas (dipped in lemon juice to prevent browning) enough to cover the cake
2 containers coolwhip
marchino cherries
walnuts or pecans refridge to ready to serve
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