Cupcake Cakes

Baking By piechild Updated 8 May 2009 , 1:56pm by freakgirl

piechild Posted 5 May 2009 , 2:14am
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Any tips on making a cupcake cake? I have my first on this weekend icon_surprised.gif
Do you level them off like a cake? How do you keep the icing from falling in the cracks? Any info would be helpful icon_biggrin.gif

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linda2006 Posted 5 May 2009 , 4:40am
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i would like answers for ALL your questions to icon_sad.gif

linda2006 Posted 5 May 2009 , 7:08pm
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Piechild I went and search for the answer for your questions this is what I got
"I have made several cupcake cakes. I use a quick icer to do mine and just ice straight across, the icing doesn't fall down in the little open spaces. I do try to fit the cupcakes as close together as possible. After putting a thin icing across the entire top I then build up for the decorating part."

Hope that will help you and me...I am making one this weekend for a friend too

piechild Posted 6 May 2009 , 9:43pm
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Thanks. Let me know how yours turns out.

freakgirl Posted 8 May 2009 , 1:56pm
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Keep your frosting on the thicker side and it won't fall between. Also, don't forget to put a dab of frosting on the bottom of each cupcake to secure it to the board. Good luck!

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