Cake Shows

Decorating By ninatat Updated 6 Jun 2009 , 8:42pm by jmr531

ninatat Posted 6 Jun 2009 , 1:19pm
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Hi all, i watch ace of cakes and cake boss. i'm wondering what kind of cake batters they use, i know they make it, but how can they pick up an entire sheet cake and not have it brake? it doesn't seem like they can be that heavy and be good at the same time.

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cylstrial Posted 6 Jun 2009 , 3:43pm
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I just assumed it was on a board. I know that Buddy uses a lot of Pound cakes.

indydebi Posted 6 Jun 2009 , 4:23pm
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That would be interesting to know. I always assumed they were using cakes that had been frozen, since they moved them with such ease, until I heard/read that Duff never freezes cakes.

Or they are just really good at moving cakes! icon_biggrin.gif

kakeladi Posted 6 Jun 2009 , 8:19pm
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You do get good at it with lots and lots of practice but I bet the pound cake is what they use. AOC's cakes look very dry to me and more on the pound cake side also.
Keeping the cake cold does help some.

jmr531 Posted 6 Jun 2009 , 8:42pm
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Buddy definitely freezes his cakes. I took a class once at his bakery and he explained that they always freeze their cakes as it makes them very moist. While he was demonstrating some of his designs, he used cakes that had just come from the freezer.

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