Cake Baking/stacking?

Decorating By AllyCake90 Updated 4 Feb 2009 , 6:20am by JanH

AllyCake90 Posted 31 Jan 2009 , 10:17am
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How thick do you make your cakes when you do 3 tier+ designs? When I bake them they never quite seem to be perfectly equal heights. Any tips? Also, when you bake a 12" cake or anything larger (you use a baking core) but do you bake two separate layers to get a 4" thick cake?

this is boggling my mind...

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bashini Posted 31 Jan 2009 , 10:31am
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Hi, all my cake tins are heavy duty cake tins. They are 3" tall. And I torte all my cakes twice. So its three layers. When I bake 11" and larger cakes, bake them in two batches. And I always use flower nails and sometimes a wet towel around the cake tin.


JanH Posted 4 Feb 2009 , 6:20am
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Everything you ever wanted to know to bake, assemble and decorate your first tiered/stacked/layer cake:


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