Making A Ball Shape Without A Ball Pan?

Decorating By MrsMabe Updated 3 Aug 2009 , 12:50pm by MrsMabe

MrsMabe Posted 3 Aug 2009 , 12:19pm
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I'm going to make a 3D cherry cake for a friend's birthday on Friday. I don't need many servings, so I'd like to keep it small. The problem is that I don't have the sports ball pan or any oven-safe bowls. So I'm going to try to carve my first cake. Do you think two 8 inches sandwiched between two 6 inches would carve down to a good sphere? Also, using boxed mix, how many mixes would I need?

Thanks for any help!

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saberger Posted 3 Aug 2009 , 12:39pm
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That sounds like it would work. I have heard of people using 8", 7", and 6". I think you will need 2 boxes. HTH

MrsMabe Posted 3 Aug 2009 , 12:50pm
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Thank you saberger!

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