I dropped it!! Well, it might have actually been better if I dropped it all the way!
Ok â deep breath â I was going through the door to put the, nearly finished, cake back in fridge, when my elbow hit the door frame. So, I grab the top tier with both hands, and brought my knee up to brace the bottom. (BAD MOVE!) My knee impacted the board so hard â if it was a soccer ball it would have gone clear up in the air 30 feet! On the side I impacted â the bottom tier buckled, bad! This is (was) a topsy turvy, a perfect topsy turvy!! It was stable and level and I had used the SPS and âglueâ them in place with white chocolate. Now â UGH a mess!!! I have 6 hours to âfixâ this mess and get it up my driveway to the Bridal Shower! OK - getting more tissues!!
This is one of my worst fears... sorry it happened to you.
i'm so sorry that happened!! Good luck fixing it!
Oh, crud monkeys! OK, deep breath, YOU CAN DO IT!
Oh I feel for you! But keep in mind that you only have your WORST disaster just ONE time ..... all of the others are "not as bad".
So sorry this happened to you
Oh I am so sorry... I did this to my daughters b-day cake but I had no time to fix it. Get at 'er I am sure you can do it as much as it sucks cause you finished already. I look foreword to pics. Keep caking and remember to enjoy yourself more than anything!
I got the cake there and they loved it! But oh brother!!! I had to take everything off the top tier and wipe it down with Everclear, (I really needed to drink the Everclear!!!) Somehow when I grabbed the top tier I got ganache on it, but the Everclear took it off. I had just steamed it, so it was âgookyâand the Everclear took care of that also. (Gotta love vodka!! ) Made more hearts and re-did that tier. For the side that buckled, I put a big bow on it, but the bow broke, so I made a smaller bow, but the bow didn't dry in time, and sagged, so I made a large flower - like the little flowers, but it didn't dry and sagged also ~ so, about the time I was suppose to be there ~ I made a "flower" out of fondant, using the same lace pattern, I used on the hearts, then stuck the smaller part of the larger flower I had made, in the center, it worked, kinda. They loved it anyways, and I learn my lesson - watch where I am going, while carrying a cake!! I should say, this was for a bridal shower for my daughterâs very good friend. It was last minute, because she is in Medical School in Florida and decided to come home for Spring break.
Nice job Karen! Can't tell the cake went through heck before getting there. So glad you were able to fix it.
What a great save!
This is what a TRUE cake artist can do
Glad it worked out
Hi, I feel your pain! I dropped a teapot cake intended for my 88 year old Granny's birthday party. So, I know exactly how you feel...its like dropping your favourite heirloom plate..its your baby!! I didn't have time to make another one..I was right outside the restaurant. Did you get it made in time for the party?????? Talk about stress hey?
The cake looks amazing! You did a great job saving it! I love the glower and ribbon on the bottom tier!