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Carving a snake cake

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Hi,
Does anyone have experience carving a snake out of cake and if so, would you PLEASE share how you did it with me? I need to know if I should stack round cakes and then carve them or carve each round layer and then put them together to form a coiled up snake..thanks!!
Alison
post #2 of 6
I would suggest using a savaron tin if you have one, and then cutting into sections and forming into a snake. However, if you do not have one, just stack round cakes and carve the edges so they look round, and cut the middle out. Hope this helps, and good luck!
post #3 of 6
An angel food tin or a ring mold will also help to shape the cake as much as possible. You bake a few and cut each ring in half, then you stick them end to end on the board. Then only the head and tail need detail work.

for one example http://www.wilton.com/idea/Sending-Hissss-Best
post #4 of 6
A friend of mine tried it. Here's her blog post about it. HTH!

http://mycakesforkids.blogspot.com/2012/08/smhs-fightin-rattler-graduation-cake.html
post #5 of 6
Thanks for the link traci_doodle. Very helpful!
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post #6 of 6
Alison,
Go to the photos section and in the search box put "coiled snake cakes". It came up with 13 cakes. Maybe one of those would give you some ideas. Good luck!
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