Help...3-D Pooh Cake Pan....

Decorating By farney0125 Updated 6 Aug 2005 , 7:34pm by sweeterbug1977

farney0125 Posted 6 Aug 2005 , 6:20pm
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I am going to be making the 3-D Pooh cake on top of a 8" round....I was wondering if anyone knew the number of servings the 3-D Pooh cake serves. I need to know for charging reasons. It says that I need a heat conducting core and 3 clips. What are those exactly? This is the link to the pan...

Thanks for your help! Brandy

**Any tips on making this cake is much appreciated too! BS

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farney0125 Posted 6 Aug 2005 , 6:23pm
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Ok, I re-read it and it says it comes with the heating core and clips....but, it says it takes 6 cups of "pound" cake batter....meaning Pound cake? I can't use my regular Duncan Hines Super Moist cake batter? The lady who is ordering it says she is "picky on texture of stuff" and needs a sample of the cake before hand. Ugh! Anyway...thanks for your help!

Rainbow_Moon Posted 6 Aug 2005 , 6:25pm
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this is my beginner's guess, says it takes 6 cups of batter, and i've read that regular cake mixes make 5 cups, so maybe you can use that as a reference.

the other thing, it says that the heating core and clips are included, so did you get them with the pan? or did you not get the pan yet?

farney0125 Posted 6 Aug 2005 , 6:27pm
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I haven't got the pan yet...the lady just contacted me last night about getting a cake...I had sent her a ton of different cake ideas via e-mail and this is what she decided she wants. No biggy...just am trying to figure out a serving size. Thanks!

Rainbow_Moon Posted 6 Aug 2005 , 6:27pm
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i have heard you need to use a texture like pound cake or the shape will fall say you are doing it on top of a round, maybe you can make one that your client can eat and the pooh she just won't eat but others can eat?

farney0125 Posted 6 Aug 2005 , 6:29pm
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We'll see...she seems kind of picky. When I e-mailed her last night I told her the type of batter I always use and that I'd be happy to make a test cake for her to try...she brought it up again in this mornings e-mail....I guess she is really picky, otherwise she wouldn't have brought it up again! LOL

smileyface Posted 6 Aug 2005 , 6:38pm
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I have this pan but have not used it yet. I have used the 3d Garfield pan and used a cake mix with pudding already in it. It worked fine, no problems with it falling apart any. The directions say you can use a pound cake or a cake with pudding in it. Since it takes 6 cups of batter, my guess it that it would have 15 or 18 servings. I can't find that info on the box or my instructions. I am probably just missing it.

Hope that helps.

sweeterbug1977 Posted 6 Aug 2005 , 7:34pm
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I have the 3d pooh pan. I have only used it once, but I definitely suggest using a "firm" textured cake. If she does not want a pound cake, then you may try to use the "durable cake for 3d and Wedding cakes" recipe located on this site.

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