Looking For A Recipe For A Sturdy Cake

Baking By Staryberry Updated 27 Sep 2011 , 1:11pm by chocolatefudgecakefan

Staryberry Posted 18 Sep 2011 , 2:21pm
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I am entering a cake in a cake decorating competition. The rules state that we must use real cake (not styrofoam), but the cake will not be tasted. As a result, I need a recipe for a cake that is sturdy, and I don't care how it tastes. I was thinking perhaps of a pound cake recipe but I'm open to suggestions

Does anyone have a recipe that would meet these requirements?

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cakesrock Posted 19 Sep 2011 , 3:47am
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I always care how it tastes, but I find the Hershey's cake and WASC (in recipes) are both sturdy for carving.

srkmilklady Posted 19 Sep 2011 , 4:01am
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I too like the WASC cakes and I also like the "durable cake for 3d carving and weddings" in the recipe section here on CC.



chocolatefudgecakefan Posted 27 Sep 2011 , 1:11pm
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I always refer to lindy smiths madeira for carving cakes.
on here: http://www.lindyscakes.co.uk/Blog/2009/12/17/baking-the-perfect-madeira-cake/

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