Cracks In Sugarshack Frosting

Decorating By mom262 Updated 26 Feb 2010 , 3:05am by mom262

mom262 Posted 21 Feb 2010 , 11:01pm
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It seems to happen everytime. I frost a cake and my frosting gets cracks in it especially when moving, any ideas. Please help!

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JanH Posted 21 Feb 2010 , 11:27pm
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What type of support are you using for your cake?

If the support isn't sufficient to provide a stable base, then the b/c is being cracked as the cake layers flex when being moved.


BlakesCakes Posted 21 Feb 2010 , 11:36pm
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Just about every crusting buttercream will crack once in awhile.

If the board under the cake flexes, because the cake and icing under the crust is still flexible, something has to give. A thicker or less flexible board can help with this.
If the cake under the icing is very moist (think extra flexible) or over filled (think wobbly).........
If the cake vibrates a lot during transport............


The_Lil_Cakehouse Posted 22 Feb 2010 , 12:40am
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Sharon is really helpful, if you message her I'm sure she'd have an answer for you!

mom262 Posted 22 Feb 2010 , 10:55pm
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How do I find her to message her? It may be the board I am using, but I really need to figure it out, Thanks guys!

mom262 Posted 26 Feb 2010 , 3:05am
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Seems like it's the support board. Sharon was very helpful, thanks guys! thumbs_up.gif

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