Delivering A Cake With Royal Icing Extension Work

Decorating By acurt Updated 20 Oct 2008 , 2:49am by Sugarflowers

acurt Posted 20 Oct 2008 , 2:06am
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I was wondering how well cakes decorated with moderate to extensive royal icing collars, extension work, etc. travel. Is there a fair amount of breakage?

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JoAnnB Posted 20 Oct 2008 , 2:17am
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I transported a demo cake from a class with extension work home in the back of my car-I wasn't very careful and there was no damage.

I think putting in on non-skid in a large box, on a cushioned base with more non-skid should get it there.

Sugarflowers Posted 20 Oct 2008 , 2:49am
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Once stringwork dries, then it usually stands up to transport fairly well. It it's touched, then it crashes. Really rough roads can cause strings to break if they are long.

I don't know how well collars do in transport. I'm guessing that they will be fine if they don't have a large over hang.

Please post pictures of the cake(s). I love stringwork.

Michele

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