What Is A Good Recipe For Carving Cakes?

Baking By jamerj80 Updated 10 Jul 2011 , 7:41pm by Kiddiekakes

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jamerj80 Posted 10 Jul 2011 , 3:55pm
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I am completely an amateur and only do this as a hobby, but occassionally I have a request (usually by a relative) to do a difficult cake that I'm unfamiliar with. I need to make a cake that involves carving, and thus far every cake I've made is so moist that it will not hold up to the process of carving. Does anyone have any suggestions?

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ramie7224 Posted 10 Jul 2011 , 4:40pm
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If you've never done any carving before, you probably want to start with a denser cake....something like a pound cake. I usually carve mine when they've been chilled (not frozen) because it prevents tearing and makes fewer crumbs.

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Kiddiekakes Posted 10 Jul 2011 , 7:41pm
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Durable cake for 3D in chocolate is a recipe here I use all the time for carving..Very easy recipe and the cakes bake up moist and dense and hardly any crumbs...

check the recipe section...It is listed there!

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