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Non-domed cakes

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AndWhatNext Mon 24-Feb-20 23:18:34

I want to make a cake for DD's birthday and for once I don't want the cake to dome.

Google says cake strips.

Has anyone tried them, are they really that easy to use?

Does Lakeland or Robert Days sell them?

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MaidenMotherCrone Mon 24-Feb-20 23:36:11

Will you be icing/decorating the cake? If so I can recommend a cake leveller. Cost about £5 on Amazon.

MatterhornMadness Mon 24-Feb-20 23:37:43

Just cut the dome off- that way you get to check it tastes ok too!

4merlyknownasSHD Tue 25-Feb-20 11:23:46

I have heard it said that scooping the cake away from the middle before putting in the oven means that it will level off. I have not done it myself, but there is a logic to it.

FawnDrench Tue 25-Feb-20 18:06:04

Cut dome off and invert the cake so that a flat surface is uppermost and the cut dome is underneath / in the middle.

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