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asked June 1st 2024

jam filling in 3 layer cake

looking to fill one of my layers with jam only plus the other layer with buttercream because the jam always seems to sink into the cake! the cake will be ganached. the 3 layers are not deep.

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looking to fill one of my layers with jam only plus the other layer with buttercream because the jam always seems to sink into the cake! the cake will be ganached. the 3 layers are not deep.

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Hi elaine77

The jam layer will be fine, it shouldn’t move about. Use a good thick jam which will keep firm and not sink into the cake.
Ganaching the cake will add stability, as will dowels if you are stacking.

Hope this helps. 🙂

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thanks…the cake layers are only thin as client didnt want a tall cake. layers are just over an inch thick.

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I’m sure that will fine. 🙂

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