Cake Recipes For Carving

Decorating By meomy Updated 15 Sep 2008 , 12:33am by xstitcher

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meomy Posted 9 Sep 2008 , 4:34pm
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What is the best cake recipe to use for carving? I'm doing a shark cake this weekend and was wondering which recipe would hold up better to carving and holding strong edges!

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bashini Posted 9 Sep 2008 , 8:57pm
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Hi, I don't do much carving, but I found few recipes which are for carving.

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bakerwannabe23 Posted 9 Sep 2008 , 9:35pm
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I was looking for carving recipes too! Thanks!

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JanH Posted 10 Sep 2008 , 6:18am
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Carving the cake while frozen or semi-frozen will help with whatever recipe you use. icon_smile.gif

CC recipes for carving:

Expanded flavors version of WASC:

Secrets to Cake Carving:

Wrapping cakes hot of the oven in Saran Wrap isn't recommended because the trapped moisture can change the texture of the cake and/or encourage mold growth:
(Believe me, this is MORE info than you ever wanted to know!)


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katefrosting Posted 10 Sep 2008 , 6:33pm
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I love shark cakes! The best shortening for a carved cake is butter so use a recipe that calls for butter. The cake should be well frozen when you start to carve. Butter will make the cake harder when frozen so it will be neater to carve. Please post the finished cake.

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xstitcher Posted 15 Sep 2008 , 12:33am
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Thanks for all the linkd JanH and bashini!! thumbs_up.gif

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