Good Way To Trim A Round

Baking By gwertheim Updated 5 Oct 2015 , 1:30am by Brookebakescake

gwertheim Posted 4 Oct 2015 , 11:48pm
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Want to do a colored round cake but i want to trim off the dark layer to remove the crust to show the bright colors underneath.

Is there any way that i can trim down a 8 inch round to a 7.75 inch round without square sides??

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Brookebakescake Posted 5 Oct 2015 , 1:16am
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Trim a cake board to the size you want, then use the cake board to trim your cake down to size  

bubs1stbirthday Posted 5 Oct 2015 , 1:24am
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Level and fill your cake. Refrigerate to firm it (I also really lightly crumbcoat before refrigerating with whatever I fill with). Then take a serrated thin bladed knife and trim a little at a time all the way around the cake. I never get it perfectly round but it is never noticeable when the cakes are cut providing that you carefully trim and don't hack away great big chinks of cake.

Brookebakescake Posted 5 Oct 2015 , 1:30am
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If you use a compass or string on a pin to mark then trim your cake board, it'll be perfectly round.  Then use that to trim your cake  

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