joyfullnoize Posted 22 Jul 2013 , 9:15pm

Does anyone have any ideas on how to mend a broken cake?  I made a butterfly cake, using a Wilton bake pan.  Long story, short, when I was lifting the cake to freeze, part of the cake broke in half...I need to ice it yet.  Is there anyway to salvage it?...The power went out in my house after a huge storm, and I don't have any time to bake another cake?...I will be using a star tip to cover the butterfly cake with buttercream different colors, so, maybe the crack won't show????

Please help.  Any suggestions are welcome...am I the only loser this happens to?  UGH!!!

4 replies
maybenot Posted 22 Jul 2013 , 9:32pm

Get the cake onto its board and pipe some buttercream into the crack.  Push the 2 sections together and let it set up for a bit.  Crumb coat the cake and then pipe on the stars.  It should be fine.

DeliciousDesserts Posted 22 Jul 2013 , 9:32pm

AYes! Pipe some frosting into the crack & piece it together. No worries; it will be fine.

nannycook Posted 22 Jul 2013 , 9:38pm

AYes joyfull.it happened to me not so long ago, i made a three tier wedding cake, 12inch fruit cake, i picked it up and it just broke in half. not happy as it was too expensive ro replace.

joyfullnoize Posted 23 Jul 2013 , 11:42am

thank you to everyone for their suggestions...I will certainly try it...

Thanks again everybody!!

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