It's Hot And My Cake Is Sliding On Board

Decorating By happycakesbysarah Updated 1 Jun 2015 , 5:11pm by LeanneW

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happycakesbysarah Posted 30 May 2015 , 12:59am
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So it's hot and I've decorated my cake and tried to keep it in fridge but when it's out it starts to slip around on the board.  (Using wilton foil.)  It's a giant cupcake cake.  I put frosting under cake to help it stick like I usually do but now its not sticking but sliding.  Do I need to lift it somehow and scrape the frosting off that I was trying to use to make it stick?  Don't really want to stick a dowel through because it's a smash cake.  Any suggestions/ideas?  Thanks

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sweettooth101 Posted 30 May 2015 , 3:11am
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Try thickening a little of your buttercream with icing sugar and adding under the cake as glue. 

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julia1812 Posted 30 May 2015 , 10:50am
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Your frosting must be very very thin as I never had that problem.  And living in tropical climate I know what heat is!

Not sure what to do. Could you try and slightly lift it to scrap some of the frosting off???

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LeanneW Posted 1 Jun 2015 , 5:11pm
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one word... GANACHE, it will set firm if you use 3 parts dark chocolate to 1 part cream.

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