Filled Cakes

Decorating By mukey32 Updated 20 Oct 2010 , 4:53am by mukey32

mukey32 Posted 19 Oct 2010 , 9:11pm
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Hello, I was wondering how to keep your filling from bulking out when it's covered in fondanT. Help

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eperales0411 Posted 19 Oct 2010 , 9:22pm
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Try piping a damb of stiff BC on the edge of your cake.

mukey32 Posted 20 Oct 2010 , 1:03am
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Okay, thanks eperales04111 I will try that next time. So, by doing this will i still be able to see the line underneath the fondant?

jmchao Posted 20 Oct 2010 , 2:11am
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What I have done before is this:

1 - pipe dam, add filling, add top layer of cake
2 - crumb coat
3 - let settle for a couple of hours or so; some people prefer overnight, others speed up the process by adding something with weight, like a tile or a large book on top of the to layer of cake
4 - go back and check for any "oozing" filling and smooth it out; fill in any gaps with additional icing.
5 - ensure a nice, smooth crumb coat, ensure all oozing is smoothed out and any gaps are filled in
6 - add fondant

mukey32 Posted 20 Oct 2010 , 4:53am
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great tip jmchao, i will try this also. thanks

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