Help... Trouble Taking Tiers Apart

Decorating By littlelove Updated 27 Aug 2010 , 1:08am by qubanqtee

littlelove Posted 26 Aug 2010 , 11:04pm
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I'm having trouble when I take my cakes apart to cut. I made my daughter a two tier cake and when I took the top part off so i could cut it it stuck to the bottom tier and pulled some of the cake with it leaving a hole. How can I prevent it from happening again? I use a board covered with foil.

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Kimmers971 Posted 26 Aug 2010 , 11:20pm
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Try using freezer paper (shiny side up) it has more of a slippery surface. Never use foil, it sticks and rips too easy leaving pieces on the cake. You can get freezer paper in the same aisle as foil, wax paper, etc. I use Reynolds brand as it is easy to find in Walmart.

littlelove Posted 27 Aug 2010 , 12:50am
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Thank you, I will try that with my next cake.

qubanqtee Posted 27 Aug 2010 , 1:08am
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I sprinkle dessicated coconut or sanding sugar between layers - a thin layer of it - and it stops the plate/cardboard from sticking and leaves the icing intact!

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