Need Help With A Groom's Cake

Decorating By nefcook21 Updated 22 Jul 2008 , 2:34pm by gramofgwen

nefcook21 Posted 22 Jul 2008 , 4:24am
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I have a wedding this weekend and the top tier of the grooms cake is to be covered in chocolate dipped strawberries and cascading down the side. My plan was to dip the strawberries on the morning of the wedding and place on the cake last thing before transporting. My question is should I do this or should I put them on at the venue or should I put them on the night before and let them settle on the cake? It is only about 23 miles from my house to the venue but I didn't know if they would travel well and not fall off.

Any help from you wonderful CC'ers would be so appreciated!

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wendy1273 Posted 22 Jul 2008 , 6:57am
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I have never done choc. strawberries cascading on the cake but I have done a lot of choc strawberries before and when you dip them in the choc and put them in the fridge for the next day they become very juicy and a lot of the juices drip from them, also some of the choc start to come off a little bit.

I would suggest to dip them the day of and to put them at the venue.

I hope this can help you and maybe some one that have done this before will write with suggestions.


Cyndi1207 Posted 22 Jul 2008 , 7:06am
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I would definately put them on at the venue just to be on the safe side.

CakeRN Posted 22 Jul 2008 , 7:11am
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pm IndyDeb. She does lots of things with the strawberries/choc.

nefcook21 Posted 22 Jul 2008 , 2:20pm
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Thanks everyone for the help. I knew ya'll would come through!!!!

gramofgwen Posted 22 Jul 2008 , 2:34pm
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You might also want to bring along a box of toothpicks to the venue to help attach the strawberries in the cascade. Sometimes I've needed them and sometimes I haven't, but it's better to be prepared. icon_biggrin.gif

Ditto what Wendy and Cyndi have said about the strawberries!

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