Looking For Sturdy Chocolate Cake Recipe For A Tiered Cake

Baking By janisse Updated 15 Oct 2009 , 7:10pm by brincess_b

janisse Posted 15 Oct 2009 , 7:05pm
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hello everybody.. im kinda new in all this decorating things, i have been doing some for friends and now one of them put me a new challenge.. its a 3 tier baby shower cake..
the thing is that i have never done more than one tier and the last time i try to do a 3D cake it was a disaster.. i was using one of those cake mixes because they wanted chocolate flavor and i guess it was too spongy and end up almost falling to the sides..
please if you guys have any recipe for a good .. yummy..moist chocolate cake that i can stack will be great!!! and also any advice and ideas will be gladdy appreciated!!
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brincess_b Posted 15 Oct 2009 , 7:10pm
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your support system is what will tke the weight of ll the tiers.
the cake just needs to support the weight of the decoration - thick bc or fondant is heavy.
i use a victoria sponge, but for carving i prefer something like a maderia sponge or pound cake.
xx

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