LaneeLou Posted 15 Oct 2012 , 12:23am
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So on Wednesday I'm making a two tier cake for my hubby's 30th birthday. Square on bottom, round on top, covered in fondant.

I live in a super small town and can't find the right size pan(s). I have a 9" round pan but no square. Here's my question.
Can I bake it in a sheet pan and cut it into a square? Will this make it less stable? I do know that it needs dowels.

I'm new to all this but *have* made a couple other fondant cakes. I have used cake mix for the others. Any advice is appreciated!

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leah_s Posted 15 Oct 2012 , 1:48pm
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yes, you can cut squares out of the rectangular sheet cake. Not a problem. Freeze it before you crumb coat it though, or you'll be getting the crumbs from the cut edges everywhere.

LaneeLou Posted 15 Oct 2012 , 6:08pm
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Thank you so much!

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