I am a beginer at carving cakes, but I want to take on the challenge of carving a locomotive. Any advice as to what recipe works better for carving and how to go about the carving. I am new to the site so I appologize if this information is already posted somewhere within the site.
Hi and Welcome to CC, LizzieAMG.
Everything you need to know to make, decorate and assemble tiered/stacked/layer cakes:
Above super thread has popular CC recipes for popular crusting American buttercreams, several types of fondant and doctored cake mix (WASC and other flavor variations) - and so much more!
Secrets of cake carving:
Thomas the Tank cake tutorial:
Wilton also has a 3D train cake pan:
Thank you so much for the info...It has helped me a lot.
You're most welcome.
Look forward to seeing photos of your cake.