Two Tiered Topsy Turvey(Crooked) Cake

Decorating By danni73 Updated 21 Feb 2011 , 4:21pm by tastyart

danni73 Posted 21 Feb 2011 , 2:58am
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My 9 year old daughter would like a two tiered TT cake for her 10th birthday......
How do I make it???????........ Is it easier to use fondant or buttercream icing????

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debbief Posted 21 Feb 2011 , 4:10pm
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This is the tutorial I used for my first (and only so far) topsy turvy. The tutorial is for a three tier, but I only did two tiers. I used bubble tea straws for the support and it worked just fine. This is a really good tutorial.

You can use fondant or buttercream but it would probably be a lot easier with fondant. At least for me anyway icon_smile.gif

Good luck danni73.

tastyart Posted 21 Feb 2011 , 4:21pm
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I've made them with both fondant and buttercream and as many as four tiers. I used the same method as in the tutorial previously mentioned. I've made both tapered and straight sides. I think they are easier with fondant just because the tiers are easier to move and stack. If you plan to transport the cake, either use a suport structure like in the tutorial or use cardboard separators and the center dowel method. HTH

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