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What Is the Point of "Double-End Casing" a Cake?
    #4154698 - 05/09/05 09:11 PM (13 years, 15 days ago)

Maybe I am missing something but if I am dunking and rolling, is there a reason to "double-end case" a cake that should now be covered in verm, which will soon be sprayed with water? Is there something special about the top and bottom of a cake?


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Re: What Is the Point of "Double-End Casing" a Cake? [Re: Mighty Bop]
    #4154703 - 05/09/05 09:14 PM (13 years, 15 days ago)

nah soem double end case some cover the whole cake. covering the whole cake is better imho. better water retention that way


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Re: What Is the Point of "Double-End Casing" a Cake? [Re: Mighty Bop]
    #4154710 - 05/09/05 09:16 PM (13 years, 15 days ago)

Moisture,moisture,moisture. Shrooms are 90%-92% water. The more water they can get, the more shrooms you will get. DEC is just an additional way of giving moisture to your cakes. They can really never get enough.
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Re: What Is the Point of "Double-End Casing" a Cake? [Re: HippieChick]
    #4154755 - 05/09/05 09:32 PM (13 years, 15 days ago)

I see, I guess you can only get so much to stick on the sides. How thick should this mini-casing layer of verm be on the top and bottom?


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Re: What Is the Point of "Double-End Casing" a Cake? [Re: Mighty Bop]
    #4154845 - 05/09/05 09:55 PM (13 years, 15 days ago)

I use about 3/4" on the bottom and 1/4" on top. I had trouble getting the verm. to stay on the sides so I do both. Good Luck.
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