Decorating A Cheesecake Like A Regular Cake?

Decorating By sweetcakes2010 Updated 10 Aug 2010 , 2:43am by CandyLady

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sweetcakes2010 Posted 9 Aug 2010 , 3:07am
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Can you decorate a cheesecake with buttercream frosting? (i use crisco instead of butter) I want it to look like a regular decorated cake (i guess just a little shorter...can you layer the cakes too? putting one cheesecake on top of the other. I have some experience with decorating regular cakes but not cheese cake...how does the process go?

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Love2BakeCakes Posted 9 Aug 2010 , 3:23am
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Unless someone knows more about this than I do, I don't think you can layer cheesecakes because of their soft consistency. I would imagine the bottom layer would collapse from the weight. Even if frozen I believe they would collapse under the weight once thawed.

I have never heard of layered cheesecakes. Forgive me if I am wrong.

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revel Posted 9 Aug 2010 , 3:32am
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yes you can! I have done it! There's a pic in my photos it the 2 tiered chocolate with green ribbon

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mccorda Posted 9 Aug 2010 , 3:34am
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I use a white chocolate creamcheese buttercream to frost and decorate my cheesecakes. I use the star tips to pipe borders and I have piped messages on them as well. I have not layered them, but I have made them in the 3 inch cake pans filled to the top so they had plenty of height.

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Love2BakeCakes Posted 9 Aug 2010 , 11:38pm
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Thank you Revel, I didn't know. Unfortunately I could not see your pics ... must be a computer glitch because it never stopped loading. But I will check for it again.

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CandyLady Posted 10 Aug 2010 , 2:43am
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I did cheesecakes for a wedding and also frosted and decorated in regular buttercream. The late "cakelady" taught me to do this...so yummy.

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