Half And Half Cake

Decorating By SharitaLynn Updated 15 May 2016 , 3:47am by cakingandbaking

SharitaLynn Posted 14 May 2016 , 9:58pm
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Someone requested a wedding cake with a layer half chocolate half white. I don't want to bake both flavors in the same pan because they have different baking times. I was thinking about baking both cakes, cutting them in half vertically, using a cake leveler to level the layers to the same width and joining the 2 halves with buttercream in between or no buttercream in between and just on the outside of the cake. Anyone have any suggestions or tips? 

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cakingandbaking Posted 15 May 2016 , 1:43am
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That's how they do it when you order a half chocolate-half vanilla sheet cake from the grocery store. They don't put buttercream between the two halves - adhering the cake to the cake board with some frosting, frosting the outside, and chilling the cake is enough to keep the cake together. I don't think there's any reason why you couldn't do this too, just make sure your cakes are exactly the same height.

SharitaLynn Posted 15 May 2016 , 3:26am
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Thank you very much @cakingandbaking ‍!!

cakingandbaking Posted 15 May 2016 , 3:47am
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No problem, best of luck with your cake smile.png

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