Can I Use Glass Microwave Turntable Plate For Cake Board?

Decorating By denetteb Updated 10 May 2008 , 1:15am by kakeladi

denetteb Posted 9 May 2008 , 6:15pm
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I am doing a wedding cake for a friends wedding next Sat, stacked 10 and 14 inch carrot cake with 8 inch on hidden pillars. I plan to stack the 10 and 14 Fri and it will be refrigerated till the 5 mile drive. I am planning on using a 16 inch round glass turntable plate from a microwave for the cake board. I made the cakes yesterday and it will weigh a lot. Will I have a problem using the turntable as a cake board? I had thought it was a great idea, seems really solid, looks good as it is clear and was cheap at Goodwill. Now I am wondering about its strength. Has anyone tried this before? Should I use a piece of plywood underneath it during carrying just in case then slide it onto the table? Thanks

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kakeladi Posted 10 May 2008 , 1:15am
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As long as it's not the plate for your MW it will be perfect. Yes, it should be more than strong enough.
I wouldn';t put it on anything as it could easily slip off while carrying it.

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