How High Before You Add A Support?

Decorating By AussieGirl1010 Updated 23 Jul 2009 , 11:58pm by AussieGirl1010

AussieGirl1010 Posted 23 Jul 2009 , 10:08pm
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I just wondered what the normal height is of a cake before you start adding in supports??

I'm going to be doing one in a few weeks that in total will be 21cm high (approx 8.5 inches). How many support layers should there be? I was only going to do one roughly half height. Is that enough???

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MrsMabe Posted 23 Jul 2009 , 11:05pm
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I would think that would suffice. I mean, 4" is standard for a single tier.

leah_s Posted 23 Jul 2009 , 11:14pm
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The general rule of thumb is every 4" vertical = need for support.

AussieGirl1010 Posted 23 Jul 2009 , 11:58pm
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