Filling How Thick?

Decorating By SuzyNoQ Updated 26 Jul 2009 , 5:03pm by Cake_Princess

SuzyNoQ Posted 26 Jul 2009 , 2:16pm
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Some people say just enough to glue layers together others say about 1/2 inch what do you like and why?

Depends what I am doing, if I am doing a shaped cake like the nesting doll I made I like just enough to glue it together, but if I am doing a cake that isn't shaped or carved I like to put more between the layers. About 1/4 inch thick

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Gingoodies Posted 26 Jul 2009 , 3:52pm
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I usually do about 1/2 inch. It probably stems from how I like to eat a piece of cake LOL Top layer has the icing.. bottom layer the filling.. best of both worlds. So the filling has to be enough to balance with the cake.

Cake_Princess Posted 26 Jul 2009 , 5:03pm
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Personally it think it depends on how sweet the filling is. There's nothing worse than a cake that's overfilled with overly sweet fillings. Sometimes less is more. As a general rule, I don't overfill my layers. I think a filling should accompany a cake without taking over the party.

Overall it comes down to personal preference.

Hope that helps

P.S. Don't skim on filling either this can be just as bad as overfilling.

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