Can I Cut An Edible Image?

Decorating By PuffCake Updated 28 Aug 2009 , 4:45pm by neelycharmed

PuffCake Posted 28 Aug 2009 , 3:07pm
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I'm making a hockey puck cake this weekend with an edible image of the team's logo on top. I just realized that the image is surrounded by a white circle. Perfect for a white cake, but obviously I need to use black icing!

Can I cut around the logo with an X-acto knife without messing it up? I only have one image and don't have time to order a new one if I mess the first one up.

Has anyone ever done this before?

6 replies
indydebi Posted 28 Aug 2009 , 3:16pm
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I have cut an edible image sheet before .... trimmed the edges so I wouldn't have any overhang. I'd think if you were very careful, it would work out ok. Bear in mind that I only trimmed the edges of the sheet, so if anyone else has a different experience, I hope they pop in here and share, too.

tiggy2 Posted 28 Aug 2009 , 3:27pm
post #3 of 7

I've cut them with scissors.

DollyCakes Posted 28 Aug 2009 , 3:29pm
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They are easy to cut - just be careful!

PuffCake Posted 28 Aug 2009 , 3:41pm
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Thanks everyone! What's the best thing to cut them with...scissors or Xacto knife?

LKing12 Posted 28 Aug 2009 , 3:56pm
post #6 of 7

I have cut them with scissors and a very sharp knife. Go slowly. Sometimes the edges bind to the paper backing after they have been cut. Then you have to just work them back and forth on the edge of a surface to get them to release.

neelycharmed Posted 28 Aug 2009 , 4:45pm
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hi,
I just use scissors and it works fine.
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