Do I Need A Heating Core?

Decorating By connie1220 Updated 25 Apr 2008 , 4:41pm by kakeladi

connie1220 Posted 25 Apr 2008 , 3:38pm
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I am making the wasc cake and my first "Big" cake.I have never made anything bigger then a 10" so I need to know if I need to put a heating core in the middle. Also I only have only "1", so could I use my over size flower nail for the other 12" ? Thank you thumbs_up.gif

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plbennett_8 Posted 25 Apr 2008 , 3:49pm
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Flower nails work very well. icon_smile.gif I use them all the time. When the cakes get big, I use more... Just make sure that they are greased too.. icon_smile.gif

kakeladi Posted 25 Apr 2008 , 4:41pm
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For more than 20 years I have baked up to 16" cakes w/o any kind of heating core - not even a flower nail.

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