How Do You Get The Sprinkles Along The Sides Of A Cake??

Decorating By lotsofsprinkles Updated 18 Oct 2007 , 5:40am by BCJean

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lotsofsprinkles Posted 18 Oct 2007 , 4:50am
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hi guys... sorry if this is a silly question but it has been bugging me for a long time!

How do people get sprinkles or nuts or chocolate so neatly all around the sides of the cake?

like this:

hope the image isnt too small...


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mommachris Posted 18 Oct 2007 , 5:12am
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I can see the picture just fine. I was wondering the the same thing the other day.
I thought that people just picked up the cake and sprinkled them on...but I imagine that makes a pretty good mess.
Anyone have a cleaned way?
Maybe someone who works in a bakery can share. icon_wink.gif


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Brujalita Posted 18 Oct 2007 , 5:20am
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What I've done is I tuck strips of either wax paper or parchment paper underneath the iced cake to keep the cake board clean, then take a handful of the sprinkles/nuts/whatever and gently press it onto the side of the cake. Once you've gone all the way around, carefully slide the strips of paper out from underneath the cake, trying to keep the edge that was below the cake tipped up a little to keep the sprinkles/nuts from running back towards the cake. After I clean up the board, I pipe a border. HTH

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JanH Posted 18 Oct 2007 , 5:30am
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BCJean Posted 18 Oct 2007 , 5:40am
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That is exactly how we do it in the bakery.

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