Steps For A Carved Cake

Decorating By Oriana28 Updated 31 Oct 2015 , 6:20pm by costumeczar

Oriana28 Posted 31 Oct 2015 , 9:33am
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Could anyone tell me the steps to carving a cake and decorating it? like whether or not i should freeze it, for how long, how long should I leave it to defrost... when to cover it with butter cream? etc...


Thank you!

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costumeczar Posted 31 Oct 2015 , 12:45pm
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Personally, I stack everyting then carve it down at room temperature. If something's going to fall off the cake because it's carved too small or because of gravity, it will happen at room temp. So I just skip the middleman. If it's going to be stable at room temp that's your best bet.

What steps you should do something in would depend on the cake itself. What are you making?

Oriana28 Posted 31 Oct 2015 , 6:07pm
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Hi costumeczar, thank you for your reply! I will be making a car cake :)

costumeczar Posted 31 Oct 2015 , 6:20pm
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There are SOOOO many car cake tutorials online...Just do a search on google and you'll find a ton. There's a very detailed on on Craftsy the Mike McCarey does that was really good, but it was almost TOO detailed. It's probably on sale right now, so you might want to check it out.

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