Help My Cakes Slide!

Decorating By lucy_01 Updated 22 Jul 2008 , 12:37am by lucy_01

lucy_01 Posted 21 Jul 2008 , 4:16am
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I need help!.. my cakes slide on my cake boards. I have done everything I was taught. I covered my cake boards with freezer paper shiny side up. Like I was taught, smeared buttercream on my board plopped down my cake, and decorated. and everytime they slide across the board. I can tilt the cake every so slightly and there they go sliding. One lady I met in the cake department at Michael's told me to make my icing really thick. I tried that I even bought the Wilton paper to cover my board thinking the texture would possibly help... No my cake still slid.
Can anyone help me? What am I doing wrong?

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maryak Posted 21 Jul 2008 , 4:19am
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I use RI instead of BC. I find that helps "glue" the cake onto the board better.

lucy_01 Posted 22 Jul 2008 , 12:37am
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Thanks Maryak, I will try that on the cake I am making tomorrow.

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