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Help! Ski slope cake, not sure how to do it!

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TheHouseofMirth Sat 27-Jun-15 19:05:39

I'm making DS a snow tubing cake for his party tomorrow. I've been so focussed on the detail I realise now I haven't thought through how to actually construct the cake itself.

I've made 4 layers of rectanglar cakes which I guess I vaguely thought I'd buttercream together and then slice from right to left into a vague wedge shape but not sure this will be 'slopey' enough.

Any suggestions please?!

BikeRunSki Sat 27-Jun-15 19:10:14

Cut a semi circle out of the top of each layer to give a sort of 'upside down bridge" shape IYSWIM- use a side plate or something as a template - then stand them on their ends side by side, to give a half pipe shape. Glue it all together with buttercream, cover all in white frosting.

TheHouseofMirth Sat 27-Jun-15 23:30:28

Hmm, bit scared it might collapse...especially if it's hot again tomorrow as it'll have to sit in the car for several hours.

CrystalCove Sat 04-Jul-15 08:49:22

How did it go?

TheHouseofMirth Wed 08-Jul-15 13:32:33

Pretty well, thank you for asking!

redshoeblueshoe Wed 08-Jul-15 13:41:38

That's brilliant

TheHouseofMirth Thu 09-Jul-15 18:40:34

Thank you! I had to have the snow tubers going face down as I am rubbish at doing faces!

CrystalCove Mon 13-Jul-15 19:57:56

That's great, well done!

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