Is There A Secret To Sharp Corners????

Decorating By Maria925 Updated 23 Jul 2010 , 1:47pm by Maria925

Maria925 Posted 23 Jul 2010 , 1:39pm
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I just finished crumbcoating a 9x9x2 square. I baked the cake using my new Magic Line pan and I was so happy with my perfectly square edges. And then I crumbcoated it and just destroyed those beautiful edges!!! I was using a bench scraper for the first time and every time I tried to go around the corner, the cake started pulling off!!!

The cake was semi-frozen! I have patched it up mostly ok. I won't be doing the final icing and decorating until later this evening.

Is there a particular technique that I can use with the bench scraper to achieve and/or preserve the sharp edges? Should I be stopping at each corner when I turn my turntable???

I do plan on investing on some DVDs to better learn this, but for now just need to finish this cake. It's for my daughters birthday party tomorrow!

TIA icon_cry.gif

2 replies
leah_s Posted 23 Jul 2010 , 1:43pm
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Don't go "around" the corners. Pull the icing from the corner to the middle of each side.

Maria925 Posted 23 Jul 2010 , 1:47pm
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Ah ha! Ok!!! I'm so used to the rounds. Thank you Leah icon_smile.gif

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