What's The Best Way To Do This Cake?

Decorating By kaymak Updated 26 Jun 2008 , 8:16pm by snowshoe1

kaymak Posted 26 Jun 2008 , 1:10pm
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I need to do a cake like this, but Iâm not sure the best way to go about it. Would it be easier to bake several of the same size layers & carve them, or bake different size layers? Iâm thinking probably to carve it, which Iâm nervous about doing because I havenât done that before and Iâm afraid of cutting too much off one side and it not looking right . And Iâm guessing itâs best to chill the cakes & then carve? Any suggestions or tips would be greatly appreciated!


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snowshoe1 Posted 26 Jun 2008 , 1:21pm
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Looks like its a slight slant on the cake so IMO you're better off making cakes all the same size, stacking, and carving. A great recipe to use for carving cakes is on this site (look in the recipe section for the Durable cake). You could make a template to be sure you don't carve off too much - and obviously just carve a little at a time. As you mention, chill your cake first and use a sharp serated knife. Best of luck - look forward to seeing your photo!

Meemawfish Posted 26 Jun 2008 , 1:24pm
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I agree. I would start with all cakes the same size and then freeze and carve. Doesn't look to hard. icon_biggrin.gif

kaymak Posted 26 Jun 2008 , 7:53pm
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Thanks!! Wish me luck. icon_biggrin.gif

snowshoe1 Posted 26 Jun 2008 , 8:16pm
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I don't think you need any luck - you make fantastic looking cakes!! icon_biggrin.gif

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