What To Use For Ball Cake Pan?

Decorating By cakes4ck Updated 7 Jul 2011 , 4:12am by cakesrock

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cakes4ck Posted 7 Jul 2011 , 4:07am
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I'm sorry as I am sure this already discussed. But, I can't get the search feature to work. It just brings up everything. I made a bowling ball and need to make a soccer ball in the ball pan not the soccer ball pan. How do you get it to stay it's shape without falling? I assume you have to use a dense recipe. What do you all recommend?

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cakesrock Posted 7 Jul 2011 , 4:12am
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Yes, use a dense recipe (WASC or Hershey's choc or some kind of pound cake) and use dowels. But it's a small cake, so use popsicle sticks or straws for dowels - not regular ones. I tried regular ones and it compromised the structure of the cake (as they were too big) and it caved. Also, use a cardboard circle in the middle. HTH!

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