Help - Need Perfect Recipe

Baking By CakesbyCase Updated 15 Nov 2009 , 12:17am by JanH

CakesbyCase Posted 14 Nov 2009 , 4:48pm
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Would appreciate suggestions, ideas, hints, tips, etc.

I'm a new cake decorator - loving it! As I'm trying to get into more elaborate designs, the bane of my existence is my CAKE!

I watch Cake Boss, Ace, etc..and these guys literally flip, flop and throw these cakes across the room and they don't crack or break - I can't even move mine on the board without it falling apart!!!!!!

WHAT am i doing wrong??? WHAT kind of cake should I use? PLEASE, I greatly appreciate any advice. I promised a 3 tiered wedding cake for a friend in a few months and I need some help to pull it off!

Recipes? Suggestions? Links?

3 replies
prterrell Posted 14 Nov 2009 , 5:59pm
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The WASC is very popular with many CC-ers.

brincess_b Posted 14 Nov 2009 , 6:17pm
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what recipe do you use just now?
i always use a victoria sponge, but maderia and pound cake are even sturdier.
xx

JanH Posted 15 Nov 2009 , 12:17am
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Hi and Welcome to CC, kenziecakes. icon_smile.gif

Everything you need to know to make, decorate and assemble tiered/stacked/layer cakes:

http://www.cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-605188.html

Above super thread has popular CC recipes for crusting American buttercreams, several types of fondant and doctored cake mix (WASC and other flavor variations) - and so much more!

HTH

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