Stackable Eggless Cake?

Baking By cheekysweets Updated 5 Jun 2010 , 9:33am by auzzi

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cheekysweets Posted 31 May 2010 , 3:16pm
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I need a recipe that I can use to make a magicians hat. I never made an eggless cake but from what I read they do not hold there shape and are very crumbly. Just wondering if anyone has a fabulous recipe out there they could shareicon_wink.gif

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pattigunter Posted 31 May 2010 , 3:41pm
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Cant help you but i'd love to have a good eggless recipe too.

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Montrealconfections Posted 31 May 2010 , 3:43pm
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auzzi Posted 5 Jun 2010 , 9:33am
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How big does you hat need to be ? servings ?

Eggless cakes are more fragile than other cakes because they lack the structure that eggs provide ..

Wacky Cake [aka Crazy Cake .. the same recipe as quoted above] is better suited to small cakes [8-inches and less ...] But, it does wonderful cupcakes ..

An example of using it to make a cake ...
1. on a 12-inch board: stack [and dowell!] 8-7-6-5-4-3-2-inch layers .. that way there is minimal carving & everything is supported .. it's a fragile cake ..Trim the edges to make a cone shape
2. buttercream the "cone" shape and lay a circle of fondant around the base, for the brim.
3. should serve 30 .. if you want more, set it up on a 12-inch square ..

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