Help With Fish Cake

Decorating By maude Updated 4 Aug 2010 , 5:29pm by BeanCountingBaker

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maude Posted 4 Aug 2010 , 5:11pm
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I have a request for a carved fish cake to feed 25. Anyone have any instructions for carving it. Any tips for getting this cake done will be greatly appreciated. TIA

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BeanCountingBaker Posted 4 Aug 2010 , 5:29pm
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I don't know what angle you are thinking of, but I played around with 9" rounds to make a fish. I cut something like 1/3 of the cake off, then stood the remaining rounds up to make the fish's body. With the part that I cut off, I used the outside curve to make the tail, then cut small pieces for the fins from scraps. I was just experimenting and ended up with a different idea all together. If I was doing it again I might make 2 8" rounds and 2 6" rounds to make the body wider and more rounded.

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