Couch Cake Fell Apart!

Decorating By KaraBeara Updated 21 Jun 2009 , 2:04am by vtcake

KaraBeara Posted 18 Jun 2009 , 11:57pm
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I am new at the cake decorating thing and I have never taken any classes. I made a cake for my boyfriend's birthday of us sitting on the couch watching TV because we do that all the time. Anyway, I carved the cake, covered it in fondant, and then covered it a cake dome because I didn't want the fondant to crack. I came home from work and... oops! The fondant became so soft, it tore all over the place and the cake started falling apart. I sadly attempted to salvage the cake, but my boyfriend still enjoyed it. I certainly learned my lesson.

(And by the way, this site is TOTALLY addictive... I check it about 6 times a day.)

6 replies
Brownie1954 Posted 19 Jun 2009 , 12:07am
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Hi...fondant has to breath, dry some to the air if that makes sense. If it's covered up, it can get soft and then you have problems.

CakeMommy3 Posted 19 Jun 2009 , 3:04am
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Awww how sad! It looks like it was really cute, too.

sadsmile Posted 19 Jun 2009 , 4:25am
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Hey it looks like you did a great job on those little details like the remote and it's eny tiny buttons!

DebBTX Posted 19 Jun 2009 , 8:03pm
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You did nice work on your couch cake. Lots of details.

-Debbie B.

KaraBeara Posted 19 Jun 2009 , 8:48pm
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Thank you! You guys are so nice! icon_smile.gif

vtcake Posted 21 Jun 2009 , 2:04am
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What a nice job! So cute.

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