How Do I Make A Soccer Ball Cake Without The Mould?

Decorating By fariak Updated 13 Jul 2009 , 10:53pm by Barb00

fariak Posted 13 Jul 2009 , 10:29am
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Hi -
I wanted to know how I could make a round cake (wilton soccer ball) cake without the mould? Need help asap!

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all4cake Posted 13 Jul 2009 , 10:40am
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If it were me and I didn't have the ball pan, I would fill and stack layers...supporting after 2 layers...then freeze until firm but not rock hard and begin carefully carving the shape. I'd also make extra layers because if I didn't, I would probably mess it up. For whatever reason, just knowing I have the extra layers makes it a more relaxed/less stressful situation all the way around.

scgriffiths Posted 13 Jul 2009 , 10:48am
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I made this one using a basin for the bottom, and dolly varden tin for the top.

Barb00 Posted 13 Jul 2009 , 11:06am
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Could you just use a stainless bowl and bake two cakes? I don't want to buy a new pan, and wondered if this method worked for anyone?

zoraya Posted 13 Jul 2009 , 11:45am
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Do you have any pyrex bowls that are oven safe? You can bake a cake in those. Or the Pampered Chef glass measuring bowls. I don't know about stainless steel bowls. HTH

jennicita Posted 13 Jul 2009 , 11:46am
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I once used 2 rounds and then a pie tin on top to get a more rounded shape, then carved from there. Less waste and hopefully more precise in the end since there's not quite as much to cut away.

Barb00 Posted 13 Jul 2009 , 10:53pm
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I will try one or both suggestions. Thanks.

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