How To Make A "mile High Cake"

Decorating By born2bake Updated 12 Aug 2009 , 12:34am by born2bake

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born2bake Posted 10 Aug 2009 , 12:35am
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I've seen different pictures of this type of cake where it's torted and built up to 8 or more thin layers of cake with filling in between. However, I've only seen this as a round cake. I'd like to make an oblong, 6 layered cake but not have to go out a buy a special oblong pan. Can this be done by baking a sheet cake using a 26x18x1 sheet pan then cutting it down the middle (length wise) and then frost, stack, etc. Here's an idea of what I'm trying to learn how to do (it would be the chocolate and white cake)

Any guidance this would be baked and built would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you!

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HerBoudoir Posted 10 Aug 2009 , 1:06am
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Absolutely you can bake the cake in sheet pans then cut and stack. Just measure carefully!

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Bijoudelanuit Posted 10 Aug 2009 , 1:15am
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Those can be made from sheet cakes! They look so divine in the pictures on the link you posted icon_smile.gif The Ren Festival has mile high cakes and I always look forward to a slice icon_smile.gif

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born2bake Posted 12 Aug 2009 , 12:34am
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Why thank you ever so much for your posts! I'll have to give it a try and post the results.


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