Cake Extenders? Need Feedback For Topsy Turvy Cake

Decorating By dl5crew Updated 29 Mar 2010 , 3:56am by jlh

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dl5crew Posted 28 Mar 2010 , 2:54am
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I have noticed that there are two cake extenders in the recipe section of CC. Is one recipe better than the other? Do you use an extender? What is the purpose of the extender?

I apologize for all of the questions. I have a wedding cake that's a TT due in two weeks. I have tried a scratch pound cake recipe and cake mixes. Both times, the cake fell apart.
Help.....I'm beyond panic.

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dl5crew Posted 29 Mar 2010 , 2:21am
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Seriously? 16 views and not 1 reply!

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JanH Posted 29 Mar 2010 , 2:43am
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Ivy383 Posted 29 Mar 2010 , 2:56am
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I have never made a Topsy Turvy cake. I ordered the Sharon Zambito "Totally Topsy Turvy" DVD and it's great. She shows you how to make a Topsy Turvy step by step. I can't wait to make one! icon_wink.gif

Here is Sharon's DVD Preview:




Good luck! icon_biggrin.gif

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AnotherCreation Posted 29 Mar 2010 , 3:01am
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I haven't ever used an extender.But I believe it is just used to "extend" the amount of batter that a receipe makes. hth

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dl5crew Posted 29 Mar 2010 , 3:22am
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Thanks for all of the replies. It makes sense that it only extends the amount of batter. I have a feeling that these 2 weeks are going to fly by....

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AnotherCreation Posted 29 Mar 2010 , 3:29am
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Good luck! and BREATHE!!! icon_smile.gif

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jlh Posted 29 Mar 2010 , 3:56am
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Great extender recipe. ....Heavenly spice cake by AZTomcat. Amazing, and seems to hold up well (although I've never carved it).

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