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Anyone experment (successfully) w/ low-fat cake icing?

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Anyone experment (successfully) w/ low-fat cake icing?

Danna | Aug 22, 2002 11:15 AM

I know how to make fat free meringue-type frostings, but the b-day cake I'm making this weekend is a banana cake which I will fill with bananas sauteed in rum. I need a more substantial icing.

I'm curious if anyone has used reduced fat or even fat-free cream cheese and/or reduced/non fat sour cream.

How do you suppose a basic ganache made with bittersweet chocolate and fat free sour cream instead of cream would turn out?

How about experiences w/ light butter?

I realize this is not going to be diet food no matter how you slice it, but the b-day boy won't eat it if it's full fat.

Thanks

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