Support The Lid Of A Treasure Chest Cake?

Decorating By lucysmam Updated 17 Apr 2009 , 3:58pm by my2rys

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lucysmam Posted 14 Apr 2009 , 9:55am
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So that it kind of sits on the 'treasure' in it & you can see the treasure spilling out?

I thought maybe cover a couple of straws in shiny paper & use those, or toothpicks maybe. But, does anyone have any other suggestions?

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leepat Posted 14 Apr 2009 , 10:11am
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I just use dowels and pile up treasur around it to hide them.

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keystone Posted 14 Apr 2009 , 2:03pm
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I recently made one. I used two dowel rods toward the front of the chest. I painted them with brown food coloring above where they would show. I also piled coins etc around them so they wouldn't be as noticeable. Worked great. The cake traveled several times and did well. Good luck.

Linda

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my2rys Posted 17 Apr 2009 , 3:58pm
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I just cut a board smaller than the cake and put the "Loot" towards the front and the back touched the back of the cake and it looked perfect and was super easy.

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