Carving Cakes???

Decorating By jjsblondie Updated 20 Jan 2012 , 1:23am by bellacakecreations

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jjsblondie Posted 20 Jan 2012 , 12:03am
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How do you carve cake do you do it when they are frozen? I would like to make and xbox cake for my husbands bday in march but have no idea how to start any ideas?
Thank you

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bellacakecreations Posted 20 Jan 2012 , 1:23am
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I'm assuming it will be lying down like the attached pic. If it is then make a template from a real xbox on posterboard bake freeze and stack your cakes. The template will give you the basic shape and you can carve the curves freehand from there. Then cover and voila!!! Just remember less is more when carving and if you do take too much off you can usually "paste" it back on with buttercream. Good luck!!

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