What to do with leftover cake scraps
Yesterday – I wondered what everyone did. So I asked a question on social media. It was about what to do with leftover cake scraps.
I was astonished at the variety of answers.
So if you have ever looked for inspiration on just what to do with leftover cake scraps – here are no less than 30 ideas.
- Eat them
- Make Tiramisu
- Give them to the kids, the grandkids, hubby, neighbours
- Make chocolate gravy/sauce and pour over them
- Eat with ice cream
- Make into rum balls
- Eat with milk like a bread pudding
- Make Russian Cake
- Add Jam and Buttercream and make into cake sandwich
- Make Truffles
- Make Cake Jars
- Use as a building mass for 3D figures
- Give them to the chickens or pigs
- Crumble up, add to baking sheet, bake for 10 mins on 350 degrees, and use as decorative crumbs around a cake
- Make Trifle
- Make Cake Parfait
- Make a Swiss Roll
- Use as a base for a no-bake Cheesecake
- Use for Shooters
- Chocolate Truffles
- Package and sell them if you are a bakery
- Use for Stuffed cupcakes
- Freeze them in bags, dated and use for truffles at later date
- Cake Push Pops
- Make Fig Cakes – mix crumbed mix with chocolate or cocoa, add vanilla or alcohol. Make a ball size of an egg. Cover in green marzipan shaped a little stem to resemble a fig.
- Warm-up and serve with fresh cream
- Petite fours
- Cake crumbs, pudding plus cool whip
- Cake crumbs into balls and dip in chocolate
- Never have any left
I think this is a pretty definitive list for just what to do with those cake cut offs. Certainly it would make me think twice about putting a damp belt around a cake tin. Thus preventing the bake creating a dome, what with all these delicious ideas above!
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