What is the plastic around cakes called?
It is called ‘acetate’ and it is sold either in sheets or a long roll that you could cut to size. I am sure most bakery supply places would sell it.
How do you use a clear cake collar?
Clear Acetate Strips measure 4 X 28 1/2 inches, used around the sides of desserts and cakes to hold filling in. Use for pudding filled cakes for a decorative outside appearance. Also used for adding chocolate trimmings to sides of an iced cake.
What is an acetate cake collar?
Cake Collars: The acetate cake collars are ideal for chocolates, cake decorating, and lining rings for a variety of desserts. High Quality: Acetate sheets for baking are made of transparent plastic that provides seamless visibility.
What can I use as a cake collar?
The Cake Collar Trick The answer is to extend the height of the pan using a cake collar. The collar can be made of parchment paper, wax paper, or acetate (commission earned).
What’s an acetate sheet?
Used for everything from birthday cards to chocolate making to overhead projectors, Acetate sheets are a transparent, flexible, ultra-versatile material with a wide range of purposes. It can be used for birthday cards, window projects, overlays, stencils, laser prints, appliques, and cake and mousse collars.
What are acetate sheets used for?
How do you flatten acetate sheets?
The most practical way is in rolled sheets that you cut to size yourself. The curl in the sheeting is easily removed by running under hot water after it has been cut down to size. The hot water softens it up and allows it to be flattened out.
Can I use parchment paper for cake collar?
Collaring is a simple technique. Parchment paper is used to line the pan just above the height of the cake. Collaring the pan allows the cake to rise to the height of the pan. The cake can rise even higher depending on the amount of batter.
What can you do with clear acetate sheets?