Icing Uneven On Top - Cake Is Already Chilled - Can I Level?

Decorating By cakeklutz Updated 13 Mar 2013 , 5:41pm by DeliciousDesserts

cakeklutz Posted 13 Mar 2013 , 3:03pm
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I've got my cake chilled and ready to apply fondant.  However the top probably has too much frosting on one side and it looks uneven.  Is there a way to remove excess even though it is chilled?  The icing has butter in it so it's pretty firm after having chilled for 24 hours.  I hope someone can help me.  Thanks!

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Dayti Posted 13 Mar 2013 , 3:07pm
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You could try and use a sharp knife, heated in boiling water and wiped dry, to cut away some icing. Or, you could add more to even it out.

-K8memphis Posted 13 Mar 2013 , 3:14pm
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let it come to room temp & fix it


it doesn't  take but a few minutes for the outside to warm up


i mean if you are going to cover it all up with fondant anyway--should be fine

DeliciousDesserts Posted 13 Mar 2013 , 5:41pm
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AK8 is spot on!

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