How do I make Spongebob stay up? He keeps leaning to the back, and the top layer of cake keeps breaking in half. Help please!!
Kim, do you have a pic that you can post. If not a little more details.
I did one a while ago and you have to make sure that the cakes are perfectly level. I used three dowels one down the middle and one on each side and i made sure they also went a little bit through the cake board to help keep it sitting up. I hope this helps and good luck
No, I don't have a pic, I took mine apart already. There are a few pics in the galleries if you do a search for spongebob. It's a 3-d sponge. I just can't keep him standing. I have a thicker dowel straight down through the middle and one on each side also. I think I'm going to try putting cardboard layers every 2 layers. Hopefully this will help.
Thanks for the quick replies! Any more ideas are still welcomed, I have to bake another cake before I can continue anyway.
Thanks Shelly, I'm going to try again! Sometimes this is frustrating. I'll get it sooner or later.
Kim, I've seen at Ace of Cakes that they use a bottom layer of a non edible material to hold shapes.
You could use like a styrofoam base for the shorts, cover with BC and /or fondant. This base board should be big and large enough, this way you can push down the dowels through it.
I hope I was clear on my idea. Sorry...
Thank you marisanovy, I'm sorry, I forgot to say that I did do the shorts in styrofoam in my original post. It's been a long night and it's still not over.
Thanks for the idea though.