Buttercream Icing Cracks On Cake

Baking By snoox Updated 13 Oct 2010 , 1:36am by mcdonald

snoox Posted 12 Oct 2010 , 3:29am
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Hello all. I am really new at this. I just made a barbie cake. The barbie turned out great, but the sheet cake under it didn't. I covered the sheet cake with buttercream frosting. After it set, it had lots of cracks in it. Is there anything that I can do to prevent this?

P.S. I kept it on a flat surface and was very careful when picking it up. lol

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jenscreativity Posted 12 Oct 2010 , 3:43am
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Heavier board/boards for stabilizing it, and add a touch of vinegar to icing..doesn't alter taste, no worries

mcdonald Posted 13 Oct 2010 , 1:36am
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icing might have been a bit too dry as well

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