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    Default Quick Question - sugar substitute & icing :)

    What is the best sugar to substitute caster sugar for?

    I have white, raw or brown here, it's for a banana cake.

    Also, can anyone suggest a nice icing recipe to go with the banana cake?

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    Castor sauger is just finer white sugar so use white. Just if you are creaming butter and sugar may take a bit longer.

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    Castor is fine but I find everything tastes better when you use raw!!!

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    Cake is in - I went with white sugar as I had some I wanted to use up.

    Now to make some icing..

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    Cream cheese frosting is good

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    @Zombie_eyes is that doable with no cream cheese? I'm trying to avoid a trip to the shops.

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    Cream cheese icing with lemon is my favourite for banana cake. But if you don't have any cream cheese, you could do a normal icing with some lemon in it, so long as you have lemons or lemon juice?

    http://www.thekitchenmagpie.com/lemon-buttercream-icing (I don't bother about the zest normally.

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