Sculpted Cake Question

Decorating By servingzero Updated 31 Oct 2007 , 1:19am by DianeLM

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servingzero Posted 31 Oct 2007 , 12:32am
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Alright, I'm hoping someone can help me out.

I'd like to do a sculpted cake (never done one before) can I fill, layer, and sculpt the cake, and freeze it (undecorated) so that all I have to do is pull it out a day or so ahead of time and decorate it?

I appreciate any help on the subject of sculpted cakes I can get! Feel free to give me any helpful tips and hints, even if it's not about freezing!

Thank you!

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ssunshine564 Posted 31 Oct 2007 , 12:44am
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First things first, what are you wanting to make?

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SweetResults Posted 31 Oct 2007 , 12:53am
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Yes you can - just make sure you at least crumb coat before freezing. Also make sure you add dowels and separator plates where you need them.

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DianeLM Posted 31 Oct 2007 , 1:19am
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If you'll be using a filling other than your buttercream, do your carving first, then separate the layers, pipe a dam, fill, then replace the layers. Trim, if necessary. It's not a good idea to carve after adding a filling.

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