How Do I Horizontally Slice A Large Rectangle Cake?

Decorating By bgsoltis Updated 30 Jun 2011 , 7:34pm by hollynme2

bgsoltis Posted 30 Jun 2011 , 2:20am
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Can anyone please advise me on what the best method is for making tiers out of an 11 x 15 cake? I have a cake slicer but I am concerned about lifting off the tiers (once sliced) without them falling apart. Please help! icon_redface.gif

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KalisCakes Posted 30 Jun 2011 , 2:53am
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are you talking about layering/torting the cake?

CandyLady Posted 30 Jun 2011 , 11:51am
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I use toothpicks around edges and use large long knife to slice while on turntable....then I have a large cookie sheet without a lip on the side and slide it between the layers and lift off top...then you need to torte, use buttercream dam, if using a filling and then push layer off cookie sheet onto cake...I like to put a little v on end before slicing so I know I have cake lined up correctly with top and bottom. Hope this helps.

all4cake Posted 30 Jun 2011 , 12:29pm
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Cake boards can also be used.

hollynme2 Posted 30 Jun 2011 , 7:34pm
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I use my Agbay and then a flat cookie sheet or cake board. Works really well!

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