Topsy Turvey Cake... 1St One

Decorating By Bugs-Mommy Updated 4 Jan 2010 , 9:22pm by aundrea

Bugs-Mommy Posted 2 Jan 2010 , 9:43pm
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I am wanting to make a 3 tier topsy turvey cake for my dd's 4th birthday. I have never made one or even seen one in person. I would appreciate any advice you all could offer me. I assumed that a square cake would be easier to work with, but please correct me if I am wrong.... 1 question is how many layers should each tier be?

Thanks in advance for any and all advice. I appreciate it!

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kdah Posted 2 Jan 2010 , 9:56pm
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Here's a link to an excellent video on how to make a topsy turvy cake

Good Luck!

amberkw Posted 2 Jan 2010 , 10:07pm
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That link is what I followed to make my 2 topsy turvey cakes. They turned out pretty good for a TT beginner. I just watched it a few times and then when I began, I watched some, then paused it until I was ready for the next step. Good luck!

zdebssweetsj Posted 2 Jan 2010 , 11:46pm
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I've only done one I used the tutorial on CC it was fun to do. Since then I've gotten Sharon Zmbitos Topsy Turvy DVD i can't wait to make another.

Bugs-Mommy Posted 4 Jan 2010 , 9:05pm
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Thank u. icon_surprised.gif That video was soooo helpful. I had no idea that you had to carve out a "well" for the upper tier to sit in. That makes alot more sense then what I had in mind, glad I asked first. icon_razz.gif Has anyone ever made one and not covered it in fondant? It seemed like every topsy turvy i have found on youtube is fondant covered. Just wondering. Thanks again for all of the help! Any other tips would be greatly appreciated as well! thumbs_up.gif

aundrea Posted 4 Jan 2010 , 9:22pm
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Great post I have been wanting to try a TT myself and didn't know where to start.
Thanks for the info!

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