Terracotta Pot Cake--What Pans To Use?

Decorating By cakegirl1973 Updated 2 May 2011 , 3:10pm by CWR41

cakegirl1973 Posted 2 May 2011 , 3:20am
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Howdy! I am making for Mother's Day a terracotta pot with flowers cake for my mom. I am thinking that I will make a 2 layer 6" cake and then stack (with foam core & bubble tea straws) a 2 layer 8" cake on top of the smaller cake. Then, I would slightly carve the cake to get the flower pot shape. (I then plan to cover the whole thing in copper/dark orange fondant.) Am I on the right track for getting the flower pot shape or is there a better way to do this? TIA!

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Kiddiekakes Posted 2 May 2011 , 11:55am
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Use 8 inch round cakes and then use a 6 inch round cake circle and place it on top and use it as a guide to get your shape.Cut slanted all the way around and when you are done you should have a pot shape.Flip it over and viola!

cakification Posted 2 May 2011 , 12:07pm
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A friend of mine used an actual terra-cotta pot to bake her cake in, and it worked out perfectly.

Kiddiekakes Posted 2 May 2011 , 12:19pm
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Yes..I have done that also...it was smaller but it worked great and then I used oreo cookie crumbs for the dirt.

CWR41 Posted 2 May 2011 , 3:10pm
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When baking in terra cotta pots, make sure they are lead free.

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