What Pans Should I Use To Make This Butterfly?? Help

Decorating By CarrieBear Updated 23 Sep 2009 , 7:17pm by 7yyrt

CarrieBear Posted 23 Sep 2009 , 5:05pm
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I need to make a butterfly cake for a birthday, I dont want to buy a butterfly cake pan, since I probably wont use it again.
I need serving size of 30 and then I will be making a mini butterfly for the 1yr old for her own baby cake.
Does any one have a good idea on what cake pans would be best to use to carve it like this picture below???

I want to try and do something similar to the picture on this link

http://www.londoncake.com/images/General/002444%20Butterfly%20Hand-Cut%20Novelty%20Cake.jpg


thanks for any help!

4 replies
Uniqueask Posted 23 Sep 2009 , 5:12pm
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Thak looks like a carved cake to me

msulli10 Posted 23 Sep 2009 , 5:13pm
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Print out the cake photo, enlarge it on a printer and make a template. You probably could carve it out of a 10 or 12 in round pan.

WendyB Posted 23 Sep 2009 , 5:30pm
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It's sitting on a round in the photo and there isn't that much you'd have to take off.
I'm with msulli10.

7yyrt Posted 23 Sep 2009 , 7:17pm
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Be sure to carve the top layer down in the middle, so the body is indented.

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