What To Use Between Tiers?

Decorating By lomfise Updated 23 Apr 2009 , 6:40am by Skirt

lomfise Posted 23 Apr 2009 , 5:51am
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I am making a cake with two tiers, but the top tier is an odd shape. Does anyone have an idea as to what I can place it on? icon_confused.gif
It is to be placed directly on the bottom tier, with dowels for support.
I have a thin cakeboard (the kind with silver) but they are difficult and expensive to come by in Denmark, so I'm loath to cut it to pieces.
Any suggestions are welcome. icon_smile.gif

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lostincake Posted 23 Apr 2009 , 6:13am
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How about thin foamcore cut to the shape of the top tier? Maybe you can trace around it and cut about 1/2 inch in from the outline with an exacto knife.

Never used foamcore before so just an idea. But I did just do a carved cake (here is a link - http://www.cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=1350261 ) which was an odd shape and I used an 8" cardboard cakeboard that I cut to shape.

Maybe you can get basic food safe cardboard and just wrap it yourself with foil or parchment.

Just some ideas...hope they help.

Skirt Posted 23 Apr 2009 , 6:40am
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Cut the shape you need out of any old cardboard box. Then wrap the cardboard with something more foodsafe such as cling wrap or aluminium foil. Just a suggestion icon_smile.gif

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