Interlocking Heart Cake Help, Please!

Decorating By Michele25 Updated 18 Apr 2014 , 12:58am by Michele25

Michele25 Posted 17 Apr 2014 , 11:51pm
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Can anyone help me figure out how to make an interlocking heart cake like the ones in the photos below? I'm usually pretty good with figuring out how to do a template, etc,, but this time I'm stumped. I'm guessing these heart shapes were cut from a sheet cake or other shaped cake, as I don't think there are pans that would make these tapered hearts. I'm stumped also because the shape of the hearts is unique, and not something I can find clipart for so that I can make an accurate template. If I try to just freehand draw these hearts, they won't be even and symmetrical...any ideas or advice would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!!!!!

 

 

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savannahquinn Posted 18 Apr 2014 , 12:02am
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It actually looks like it could be from a heart shaped pan which has one side carved in so they fit together. You could just use the curve of the pan to see what to carve out. HTH

Michele25 Posted 18 Apr 2014 , 12:04am
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AUnfortunately, the problem is that I don't have a pan like this.

costumeczar Posted 18 Apr 2014 , 12:18am
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Start with two round or square cakes and cut the shape out using a cardboard template.

AZCouture Posted 18 Apr 2014 , 12:33am
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AWhat she said. Draw one heart, cut it out, flip it over. Done.

Michele25 Posted 18 Apr 2014 , 12:36am
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They are not "normal" symmetrical heart shapes, though.........the hearts are tapered so they interlock and I'd have to draw it free hand instead of just googling a heart shape.

howsweet Posted 18 Apr 2014 , 12:38am
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Michele25 Posted 18 Apr 2014 , 12:58am
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Howsweet, thank you SO much for providing that template!!! That was so nice of you, and it's just perfect!!!

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