Help! Upside-Down Heart Shaped Cake

Decorating By creativecaker Updated 6 Apr 2011 , 6:38pm by kake4umjp

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creativecaker Posted 5 Apr 2011 , 3:43pm
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I need your help! I have been asked to do a wedding cake like this one: (check it out)
it's the black one with an upside-down heart stacked on another heart, with a 3rd heart setting on a plate. How in the heck is this done? Is it done with heart-shaped pans, then covered? Or is it sculpted? How can I do this without the cakes crumbling over and falling apart???

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m0use Posted 5 Apr 2011 , 7:23pm
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Looks like it is fondant covering the cakes, so that will help. Bake a firmer cake - ie pound cake - and use lots of support. Good luck!

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kake4umjp Posted 6 Apr 2011 , 6:38pm
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I have done this. Not heart shaped, round. I used a firm cake or a pound cake. cover both sides with fondant. It works like a wrapper. let sit until it is firm. I had no problem. I did put a sharpened wooden dowel down thru the cake. It went all the way thru to the cake drum.

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