Dowel B4 Or After Fondant??

Decorating By CanadianCakin Updated 12 Jul 2009 , 2:57am by CanadianCakin

CanadianCakin Posted 12 Jul 2009 , 1:47am
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This might seem like a BIG "you should know this question" but, Do you put the dowels in before or after putting on the fondant???
Sorry again for the beginner dumb question I havent done many all fondant cakes yet!

Thank you, Thank you!
~Ashley icon_redface.gif

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Lcubed82 Posted 12 Jul 2009 , 2:39am
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I am fairly new to fondant. I covered each layer, then doweled, then stacked, then put a center large dowel thru top to bottom.

Rylan Posted 12 Jul 2009 , 2:43am
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I do it after.

DianeLM Posted 12 Jul 2009 , 2:55am
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Dowel after applying fondant for two reasons...

1. You don't want the next cake to squish your fondant
and
2. It's a heck of a lot easier for the person serving to remove the dowels

CanadianCakin Posted 12 Jul 2009 , 2:57am
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Thanks Ladies! icon_wink.gif

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