Checkerboard Birthday Cake - Eat Healthy Stockphoto My mom had a set of cake pans with separators that made a checkerboard cake. The batter had to be extra thick to keep it from running, but it turned out pretty. This way, however, is foolproof.
Fantastic tips for making a chocolate "cage" cake decoration! This worked beautifully on my large bottom tier of a 2 tier chocolate cake (i did the lace pattern in white chocolate to contrast the chocolate butter cream)