Red Hat Society

Decorating By MamaCass25 Updated 19 Aug 2008 , 7:55am by JanH

MamaCass25 Posted 18 Aug 2008 , 7:20pm
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I'm looking to do a hat cake on top a sheet cake for a lady that's retiring in my mother's office. I'm not 100 percent sure how to go about making the hat and would love some suggestions.

Thanks.

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sweetideas Posted 18 Aug 2008 , 7:29pm
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There are lots of ideas in the gallery...but you could bake a 10-12" round for the bottom part and use the 1/2 ball pan or a pyrex dish for the top part.

CakeMakar Posted 18 Aug 2008 , 8:13pm
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Are you doing a 3D Hat or a 1 dimensional to show off the side (You always see the profile of the hats in images - with those big purple feathers or flowers.)

I would sculpt it out, either way, so I guess it doesn't matter. Just bake a couple layers of cake and start carving a hat shape - think if you want the typical lady's hat or more of a oval (cowgirl?) type top.

JanH Posted 19 Aug 2008 , 7:55am
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