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Flavoring Crumbs

Has anyone tried flavoring crumb toppings? Instead of just plain crumbs on cakes and such. Has anyone tried making berry crumb or something like that?

asked by BrangDang about 6 years ago

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Esther Plume
added about 6 years ago

I happily add spices to a crumb topping - cinnamon etc. to complement the flavours, but I think adding berries might make hings a bit soggy - I'd probably put the berries in the cake, and a bit of spice in the topping. I guess if you had some freeze dried berries or something that might work?

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HalfPint
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added about 6 years ago

Something similar, I want to make the milk crumbs from Christine Tosi's Milkbar book. And I want to flavor it with freeze-dried strawberry powder.

http://www.bonappetit.com...

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BrangDang
added about 6 years ago

I was actually just looking through the Milkbar book for some advice hah

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AntoniaJames
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added about 6 years ago

I bet tossing them with some lemon or orange zest and then letting it sit for awhile would work nicely, perhaps with a grating or two of fresh nutmeg. ;o)

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Sadassa_Ulna
added about 6 years ago

I add finely chopped toasted nuts to crumb toppings sometimes along with spices and a pinch of salt.

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