Pillow Cake ??

Decorating By karizkakes Updated 20 May 2009 , 6:41pm by Misdawn

karizkakes Posted 20 May 2009 , 4:27pm
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I'm attempting to make my first pillow cake this weekend. I've looked at the article on CC and got LOTS of ideas. My problem is that I want this pillow to look like the standard rectangular pillow with a white pillow case that we sleep with. Does anyone see any problems with using a rectangular shape rather than an 8x8 pan to begin with? OR should I use a 10x10 square pan and just carve it to be "oblong"? Any suggestions would be great!

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shelly-101 Posted 20 May 2009 , 4:33pm
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i think it would be fine. I am by no means an expert but i don't see why you couldn't. hope this helps


Misdawn Posted 20 May 2009 , 4:39pm
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I used a rectangular shape pan. You can look in my photos at the Princess Gracie cake. It worked just fine. I actually found it easier to carve and cover in fondant.

karizkakes Posted 20 May 2009 , 4:46pm
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Thanks! Misdawn, that looks nice and you can tell it's oblong.

Misdawn Posted 20 May 2009 , 6:41pm
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No problem! Post pics of your cake when it's done! I'd love to see it.

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