What I've Learned

Decorating By lkoenig07 Updated 15 Nov 2008 , 4:33am by Pastelitoz4u

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lkoenig07 Posted 14 Nov 2008 , 3:36pm
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Ok, so I just got done making/dropping off a pirouette cake. I've learned quite a few things from this cake... and just thought I'd share.

1. If you're doing a pirouette cake, you CAN cut the cookies w/o them breaking, but you need to do it very lightly. Just basically drag the knife across, then go back & keep doing it until it separates. I did this & none of them broke.
2. I used two cans of pirouette cookies for my cake, which was a 9" round. I did 3 layers (that were about 1 1/2 inches tall) and still needed to cut the cookies (they are 6" tall).
3. If you want to make chocolate leaves, you can use either candy melts (which work the best) or chocolate chips. Either way, you need to put on two coats (do one, refrigerate, then do the other).

Hope this helped at least someone... I know I had a few questions when I started to do this cake.

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GRAMMASUE Posted 14 Nov 2008 , 3:48pm
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Thanks for sharing those tips! Your cake is lovely!

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Chippi Posted 14 Nov 2008 , 4:46pm
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Thanks for info on that lkoenig, going to go check out your cake! Have a nice weekend!

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Pastelitoz4u Posted 15 Nov 2008 , 4:33am
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Great job. Your cake looks delicious.

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