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How do you stack the cake when making layer cake? Bottom side up and the second layer bottom side up also?

Margarita - from South Amboy, NJ

The bottom layer can be placed in any direction (after it’s leveled); then, after the top (second) layer is leveled, place it cut side down, so that the top of the cake, the surface that will be iced, is the smooth side.

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