One Quick Cake Carving Question? Please!!

Decorating By izzy1953 Updated 22 May 2009 , 8:07pm by dutchy1971

izzy1953 Posted 22 May 2009 , 5:31pm
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i have 4 11x15 cake layers frozen. red velvet going to fill and crumb coat with crusting buttercream. do i frost, carve and cover in fondant in that order or thaw frost carve and cove or what?? can anyone give me advice?

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cakeinthebox4U Posted 22 May 2009 , 7:34pm
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I've only carved once and I filled, carved, frosted then put the fondant on. It's easier to carve when they are still a bit frozen. HTH or at least it's a bump for you! icon_smile.gif

dutchy1971 Posted 22 May 2009 , 8:07pm
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I'm doing my 1st carved cake atm, so far I have filled crumb coated and carved and put it all in the fridge. I will cover with buttercream tonight ( a thin layer) and then cover with fondant.

My instructor told me to either partially freeze or let the cakes once filled and crumb coated set up in the fridge.

HTH good luck with it

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