Cutting & Gluing Cake Pieces Together

Decorating By Ladiesofthehouse Updated 4 Oct 2010 , 3:11am by caymancake

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Ladiesofthehouse Posted 4 Oct 2010 , 2:27am
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Do you do this very often? I had a cake this weekend that measured out to be exactly what I needed if I baked a 12 x 18 and then cut it apart and reassembled 2 of the pieces with buttercream.

It seemed like a good plan until I came to the part where I had to glue the 3 x 6 pieces together to make a 6" square top tier. It didn't seem very stable and then I was wondering if the customer would be able to tell I had put 2 pieces of cake together...

Can they tell when they cut the cake? It was chocolate cake with vanilla buttercream.

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caymancake Posted 4 Oct 2010 , 3:11am
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I've done some carving like that before. What I do is after I "glue" the pieces together, I trim the edges to make them even and I ice the whole thing super smooth so that there is no "tilt" to top of the can't tell after its cut!

I hope that helps!

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