I'm doing a coca cola truck cake and I need to add height between the layers. Originally I was going to use a cookie I was going to bake but I realized when I got home that I bought a cookie mix that expired 4 months ago! All I can think of that I have available is mini donuts. And I simply can't go to the store for some reasons. Would using mini donuts be weird? Anyone ever use them? What do you think? Any suggestions as to what else I can use? BTW, I don't have fruit with me. TIA.
Anyone? I can't wait a long time, so I'm about to use them with chocolate and vanilla pudding also. Anyone have any opinios or other suggestions please?
Are you using the doughnuts as an extra layer? Or would the doughnuts just be in the corners, so you could see in between the cake layers?
I'm thinking of using them to add height to the cake. They're going to be sandwiched between 2 cake layers, since I don't have fruit or cookie available right now.
Well, I've never heard of doing that. What flavor is the cake and what kind of doughnuts are they? If you do end up needing to use the doughnuts, I would probably use a different filling (like buttercream) if it's going to be mixed in or touching the doughnuts. I think the texture of the doughnuts with the pudding might be kind of gross. Like I said, though, I've never heard of this before, so it might turn out great. Let us know how it goes.
Why are you adding donuts for height? Why not add extra layers of cake? or you can always heighten it by making the bottom layer a dummy and put the real cake on top.
I know this is probably too late, but did you torte all of your layers already? I get tons of height by torting each baked layer, sometimes even if they're on the thin side. I think I am four hours too late to be helping out though lol
I ended up not using the mini donuts. I felt it would be a little weird, so I just left it like that. just iced the top of the bottom layer, placed the top layer on top, crumboated, then covered the cake in fondant and decorated. Still wish I could've added to cookie layer in the middle. But I like how the cake came out though. I think the coca cola truck turned out pretty good. I'll post pics of it as soon as I can upload them
Here's the cake, in case anybody was wondering what I meant. I was gonna use them inside the cake to add height, but I chickened out so I didn't. I used donuts for the wheels. That's how I had donuts in hand lol.