Basketweave Question

Decorating By mjs4492 Updated 18 Apr 2008 , 2:57am by mjs4492

mjs4492 Posted 17 Apr 2008 , 7:56pm
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I have been asked to do a basketweave 5-tiered square wedding cake; 6" down to 14" on the bottom - stacked construction. No big deal but I have a question for the more experienced -

would you basketweave each layer before stacking or layer and then basketweave? icon_redface.gif


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mjs4492 Posted 17 Apr 2008 , 8:07pm
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I realize this probably is a silly question, but I really don't have anyone else I can ask........


JodieF Posted 17 Apr 2008 , 11:43pm
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I would do each layer and then stack. You can always put on a little border to cover any "stacking mishaps". I would also totally chill the layers so the buttercream is very firm when you stack.


LeckieAnne Posted 17 Apr 2008 , 11:55pm
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I would basketweave each layer separately - stack on site - and do any repairs and do the bottom borders on site.

bcake1960 Posted 18 Apr 2008 , 12:16am
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First basket weave then stack thumbs_up.gif

indydebi Posted 18 Apr 2008 , 12:17am
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basketweave ... then stack ... then I always have a twisted rope border on my basketweaves and I add that after it's all stacked.

mjs4492 Posted 18 Apr 2008 , 2:57am
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Thank you all!!!!!!! thumbs_up.gif

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