Another Use For My Agbay

Decorating By MissyTex Updated 26 Nov 2010 , 4:30pm by Kellbella

MissyTex Posted 26 Nov 2010 , 3:28am
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Just wanted to share another use I have found for my Agbay. I use it to level my icing! After I ice the cake I use it to score a line that is the same height all the way around the cake and then use my offset spatula to level it out. I learned this trick from Sugarshacks Buttercream DVD, except I use my Agbay and she does it differently. Her DVD has definitley helped me improve! I asked her if it was OK to post this picture. She is so awesome!

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MissyTex Posted 26 Nov 2010 , 3:34am
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well, I can't post the pic, so I posted it in my photos

GI Posted 26 Nov 2010 , 3:38am
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Well that's a new trick in my book! sure beats a tape measurer or a laser eye level! icon_smile.gif

cinjam Posted 26 Nov 2010 , 4:00am
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That is a great idea for the agbay - can't wait to try it on my next cake

madgeowens Posted 26 Nov 2010 , 4:45am
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ok call me stupid, but I am not following this at all....can you break it down to pebble level for me hehehe

PrivateNameHere Posted 26 Nov 2010 , 12:44pm
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Great idea! Thanks for sharing!

MissyTex Posted 26 Nov 2010 , 2:54pm
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I want the top of my cake to be level and even all the way around. So I score a line around it. I then drag my spatula across the cake at that line to pull off the excess icing, turning the cake as necessary. That way the cake is even and level and my top edge is nice and crisp. Im still trying to perfect the technique, but since Ive been doing it this way, my cakes are a lot cleaner.

GI Posted 26 Nov 2010 , 3:19pm
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Too bad we can't do that for the SIDES of the cake, too!! icon_lol.gif I would LOVE that one!!!

Kellbella Posted 26 Nov 2010 , 4:30pm
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What a great idea!!! Thanks for sharing icon_biggrin.gif

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