(Closed) Are you a "cake person" or a "frosting person"?

posted 5 years ago in Food
  • poll: Cake or frosting?
    Cake! : (46 votes)
    35 %
    Frosting! : (34 votes)
    26 %
    It's gotta be both! : (42 votes)
    32 %
    I really prefer pie... : (11 votes)
    8 %
  • Post # 3
    137 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    cake all the way. Toss a cupcake in my direction and you’ll see a pile of frosting left behind.

    Post # 4
    1769 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    If it’s a grocery store cake, then the cake. The frosting is usually some sad mixture of shortening and apparently plastic. If it’s cake from a bakery/specialty shop, then both.

    Post # 5
    1926 posts
    Buzzing bee

    Well, since you gave me the option- PIE! SO and I really don’t like cake at all. 

    Post # 6
    11234 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013

    @StL.Ashley:  This.

    I love real buttercream, I love frosting from a can, or even whipped frosting. Grocery store frosting? Barf.

    Post # 7
    3553 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    When I was younger I had a system with my cousin. When we got cake we’d pry the frosting off and she would eat the frosting while I ate the cake. It worked quite well because while I enjoy cake most frosting is just too sweet for me. It’s gotten worse since I’ve gotten older too. I had a cupcake a while back and the frosting totally messed up my blood sugar and I got an awful headache in addition to feeling sick to my stomach. Fiance is most definitely a pie person. I think he would eat pie every day if he could.

    Post # 9
    2202 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    @vermonster:  hahah BEST POLL ever!! I h.a.t.e icing on cake. & only like the cake part~! 

    Post # 10
    12249 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2013

    @vermonster:  Oh, man. Growing up, I was a fat kid. HUGE. And I blame eating tubs of Betty Crocker vanilla frosting. Cake batter is amazing, too, but MAN I could eat frosting.

    Now I’m pretty tiny, and it gives me tummy aches. ; ) And everyone makes fun of me.

    Post # 11
    1328 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    I never really eat the frosting, or at least much of it.  I thought I was pretty odd about that, funny to see a whole thread about it 😛

    Fiance likes both cake and frosting, but it isn’t his favorite dessert so we’re doing alternative desserts at our wedding.

    Post # 12
    2392 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2009

    I always scrape the frosting off the cake.  Frosting is actually one of the few edible things that I’m picky about.  Unless it’s homemade (and even then I’m picky), I’m most likely not going to like it.

    Post # 13
    843 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I love both!! My mom made our birthday cakes with her homemade buttercream icing, I love it and I can still just eat a scoop of it! Oh and cream cheese icing I could eat on anything!

    Post # 14
    955 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    It has to be both.  Cake has to have frosting on it, but not too much!  Also, I love pie.  Wink

    Post # 15
    2143 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2015

    Cake, unless its buttercream or cream cheese frosting 🙂 yum

    Post # 16
    1460 posts
    Bumble bee

    This thread is about to make me chase down the Cupcake Truck here in DC lol

    I’m a bothie. I love equal parts cake and frosting, nothing worse than a big piece of cake with no frosting (dry city!) or a heaping pile of frosting with a meager piece of cake.

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