Assembling Moulded Cakes

Essential Technique

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Bake!: Essential Techniques for Perfect Baking

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2010

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Some of the moulded cakes in this chapter have a cake layer as a base underneath the fillings, as in the case of this cheesecake.


  1. To prepare the layer, turn it out onto a clean work surface and peel away any baking paper. With a sharp serrated knife, trim the crust and any domed portions from the cake so that it is flat.
  2. To cut one layer into two or three.
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