Mad Hatter (Topsy Turvy Cake)

Decorating By Trina36 Updated 26 Mar 2009 , 2:09am by princesscris

Trina36 Posted 26 Mar 2009 , 1:46am
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I had a disaster last night in creating a mad hatter shaped caked. I used a 6 inch round cake (3" thick) on the bottom and and 8" on top. but I had a hard time carving the cake. It seemed as though I was cutting most of the cake off just to accomplish this shape.

If anyone can provide me with the right steps to take in making getting this cake effect, I would greatly appreciate it.

Thanks! icon_smile.gif

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panchanewjersey Posted 26 Mar 2009 , 1:50am
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There's an article here on cc in that section that has a tutorial. Hopes that helps.

Baking_Booth Posted 26 Mar 2009 , 1:51am
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I'm new to cake baking and decorating but I just used a template that you can search for on here and it worked great. I think there are two separate ones. I used that one that doesn't require carving but there is another one too that looks pretty easy to follow. Go to forums and do a search.

Good Luck!!!

princesscris Posted 26 Mar 2009 , 2:09am
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Lindy Smith's book - Cakes to Inspire and Desire - has excellent instructions for making a mad hatter cake.

All the best,

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