Sps System Help

Decorating By cakewanda Updated 22 Jun 2008 , 2:24am by leah_s

cakewanda Posted 22 Jun 2008 , 1:41am
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I used the SPS system for a wedding cake this weekend. Does anyone have any tips, helps for the pillars? I had to cut them but I wondered how you all figure out the correct measurement?

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debster Posted 22 Jun 2008 , 1:52am
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Typical cake is 4" what I've learned is to put one in and measure it then cut the rest all the same size. If you cut them individually a lot of the time if the cake is off some it makes the cake lean, so cut them all the same length.

leah_s Posted 22 Jun 2008 , 2:24am
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Better yet, bake to height and don't cut the legs at all. If you fill your pans so that the cakes bake to the top, use a long serrated knife to level the cake using the top of the pan as a guide. Use no more than 1/4" of filling and the legs will still work. (If you remove the collars.)

I torte each of my 4 layers to 7/8", but I have an Agbay and can get it that exact.

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