I'm new to this...please help! One of my 10" layers just broke in half while I was getting it out of the pan! Do I really have to start all over or can I salvage it? HELP?
I would wrap it in plastic wrap and put it in the fridge /freezer until firm. I would use this for the bottom layer and tort while cold.
Hope this helps. Dont know if anyone has any better ideas.
also try parchment paper for the bottom of your cake pans and i crisco the side's works the best for me. i think bottom to.
Just "glue" it together with icing. It will be fine. I bake my 20 and 22 inch half rounds and glue them together - this is just like doing that. Is this going to be part of a stacked cake?? (if so, make sure the supports do not go where the crack in the cake is)
This is actually the first time a cake has ever broken on me. I usually just crisco then flour both the sides and bottom and it works out fine, but I'll try the parchment paper. thanks for the advice.
I was wondering if usine the glue it together approach makes the cake weird when it's sliced? I appreciate the advice. I panicked and went ahead an baked another cake anyway. I'll try the techniques if it happens again. You guys are so great!
Try this pan Grease recipe.. I love it cakes come out beautiful.. and it saves time and mess greasing and flouring the pans..
1 part shortning
1 part flour
mix in mixer until smooth.. and put in container.. brush on pans with brush.. you will love it!! [/b]
if mine break.. i just glue them with b/c. =)
but they have never ever broken when using greeased paper.. that stuffs brill. =)
ANever had such problem before but today my sheet cake got ripped from both long sides. I put pieces back into cake if you can see on my pics. What should I do? Do I need to rebake it or it is ok like that? It is 11x15 sheet cake which I will frost with SMBC and cover with fondant. Please help.[ATTACHMENT=1777]image.jpg (262k. jpg file)[/ATTACHMENT]
AAre you torting it? All the above advice suggests just gluing it back together with some icing. I just bake for family, so I would glue it in, but it's really up to you.
AThanks mermaidcakery. It is single layer sheet cake and it is for a baby shower. I think I panicked too much. Now I am calm and can think straight :) I am just gonna rebake it tonight. I just don't want to disappoint my friend in case if anybody will notice too much frosting with crumbs abound edges of cake. Now I know to do not try new brand of nonstick spray on cakes for somebody else.
Patching cakes together is common practice in bakeries. No one will notice, they'll all be too busy eating and admiring that gorgeous cake!