I've made a cake before decorating it with the basketweave but I'll be darned if I can remember if I started the horizontal lines top to bottom or bottom to top. Can you help me please? Thanks so much.
I start at the top, simply because if it ends up not coming out even, I can cover it with the rope border that I always put at the top/bottom of the cake.
HAHAHAha.........I start at the bottom and work up....for basically the same reason
At the bottom. Any discrepancies can then be covered with with a top border. I won't put a bottom border on a basketweave cake.... don't like the way they look.
It's a personal preference. I usually start at the bottom to that I can cover up the top with a border. But that's because most times I do not want to put a border on the bottom of a basket, so if it's nice and even, then it can stand on it's own.
Thanks so much everyone. I really do appreciate your input. I don't think I've ever seen the basketweave without a bottom border. I'm gonna have to go looking. Thanks again!!!!