What's The Best Cake To Use?

Decorating By arsing1 Updated 17 Mar 2009 , 10:08pm by jensenscakes

arsing1 Posted 17 Mar 2009 , 7:51pm
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I'm getting ready to do my first topsy-turvy cake. Is there a specific type of cake that works better for all of the carving/slicing that's involved? I was thinking maybe a denser cake would do the trick. Any ideas? Thanks!

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deetmar Posted 17 Mar 2009 , 9:52pm
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WASC, I would think. I use it for everything.

jensenscakes Posted 17 Mar 2009 , 10:08pm
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I would definetly use a dense cake. Box mixes tend to be way to light and crumbly, so something from scatch like you would use on a wedding cake so it supports the structure.
P.S. be careful if it's got things in it like choc chips it makes the carving a lot harder because they tend to catch on your knife and rip out little bits of cake.

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