1St Competition! Round Wedding Cake - Small Tier In Middle?

Decorating By mommabuda Updated 8 Jun 2009 , 3:26pm by Rylan

mommabuda Posted 6 Jun 2009 , 8:52pm
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I've entered my first competition (it's at the end of August) and I just got my cake dummies in the mail yesterday. I have sizes 6", 8", 10", 12" & 14" all in rounds. I was thinking of doing something like a 8", 12", 6", 10" then 14"... anyone have pictures of cakes they've done like this? I need ideas!!! Also, would you cover the bottom of the one that will be exposed (the 12") with fondant or buttercream? I'm hoping to use fondant but we'll see. TIA!

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cylstrial Posted 7 Jun 2009 , 8:31pm
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Personally, I would decide to do all tiers fondant or all buttercream. I have never done a cake with a small tier in the middle but I have seen some. If you're going to do that, you might need to put a dowel thru all the rounds to make sure that it doesn't tip over and break. Good luck on your competition!

Rylan Posted 8 Jun 2009 , 3:26pm
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I have personally have never heard of a cake stacked that way.

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