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What kind of cake can I make for a birthday that isn't sweet?

 
QandA

Asked by QandA at 11:49 AM on Oct. 9, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • I'm making one for my FIL later today - got the idea from allrecipes.com and tweaked it a bit. Mash 4 bananas, mix with 1-2 eggs, a drizzle of oil, and any kind of cake mix - I used a carrot cake mix before and it was amazing. Bake as usual. For the frosting - beat together 8oz cream cheese, 4oz butter (real butter), 2 cups powdered sugar, and a bit of vanilla if you want. Rich but not horridly sweet like most frostings. Sooooo good, and not a sweet cake - yes there's the natural sugar in the bananas, and the sugar in the mix, but it's more rich than sweet.
    4time-mom

    Answer by 4time-mom at 12:18 PM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • angel food cake would be my guess.
    momindiana

    Answer by momindiana at 2:21 PM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • Carrot cake, Fruit-Filled White Cake, pound cake, or a butter cake... if you like one and want directions let me know :)
    kiansmom0423

    Answer by kiansmom0423 at 11:57 AM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • Spice cake, angel food cake or pound cake.
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 11:58 AM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • Or if you want something that is truly 100% not sweet - make a meatloaf, and use whipped mashed potatoes for the "frosting". Puree carrots for decorative "frosting" (to write happy birthday, make flowers, etc - other veggies can be used for other colors too).
    4time-mom

    Answer by 4time-mom at 12:19 PM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • pound cake use splenda instead of sugar
    beckybuck

    Answer by beckybuck at 5:15 PM on Oct. 9, 2010

  • 4time-mom neat idea with the meatloaf!
    QandA

    Comment by QandA (original poster) at 12:24 PM on Oct. 9, 2010

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