dcabrera Posted 28 Jan 2009 , 6:55am
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Alright, I know you guys know what I'm talking about. I want it to look like a flower pot. I've seen sugarshack do it on a few of her cakes and it looks amazing. Can someone please give me instructions?

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say_it_with_cake Posted 28 Jan 2009 , 7:15am
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This may help:

http://www.cakecentral.com/article46-Step-By-Step-3D-Cake-Sculpting-Baby-in-a-Flower-Pot.html

I'd love to try this one day icon_smile.gif

Trevie Posted 28 Jan 2009 , 7:19am
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Ok, so if you want a flower pot. Bake 3 round cakes, same size, say 10 inche rounds. Fill all layers. Refridgerate. Put a 7 inch cake board underneath and a 10 or 9 inch cake board on top. Using a serrated knife or a very sharp knife that is long enough to reach top to bottom and carve around the three layers using the cakeboards as guides. HTH!

Trevie Posted 28 Jan 2009 , 7:24am
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Originally Posted by charmed_one

This may help:

http://www.cakecentral.com/article46-Step-By-Step-3D-Cake-Sculpting-Baby-in-a-Flower-Pot.html

I'd love to try this one day icon_smile.gif




ooh, I like that upside down technique. It makes it easier to ice.

dcabrera Posted 28 Jan 2009 , 7:30am
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I guess this is the look I want to go for
http://www.cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=1157618[img][/img]

Trevie Posted 28 Jan 2009 , 7:33am
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Ok, no carving needed, 10", 9", 8" or whatever 3 sizes you need, largest to smallest.

Trevie Posted 28 Jan 2009 , 7:36am
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Except to straighten out the edges to make a straight line, angled down do there are no bumps, just trim up to make neat all around

dcabrera Posted 28 Jan 2009 , 7:37am
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Or eventually something like this
http://www.cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=1157618[img][/img]

dcabrera Posted 28 Jan 2009 , 7:42am
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Originally Posted by Trevie

Ok, no carving needed, 10", 9", 8" or whatever 3 sizes you need, largest to smallest.





No Way! I don't have to cut into to the cake??? U should should see the cake I just made. I practiced on two 8'" rounds and just cut free hand. It looked like a space ship. I think I might also need firmer cake.

Trevie Posted 28 Jan 2009 , 7:51am

Umm, yep..Three different sizes, fill and trim the hump around each layer so there's nothing sticking out and you can still use the cakeboards as guides, trust me, it makes it a lot easier. I make beer cakes this way, same shape but beers sticking out the top. And I'm sure it doesn't look like a space ship, maybe ultra modern plant poticon_smile.gif

dcabrera Posted 28 Jan 2009 , 8:14am

trevie!!! Your beer cakes are so amazing!!!! Like other people who have commented, please make a turtorial.

Trevie Posted 28 Jan 2009 , 4:06pm

Thank You! Next time I make one I'll take pictures so I can make a tutorial.

2txmedics Posted 13 Nov 2012 , 4:51am

here's a visual of how to do this tapered cake effect

 

http://www.wickedgoodies.net/2012/07/how-to-taper-cake-tiers/

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