Stacking Tall Tiers

Decorating By maliss Updated 31 Jul 2009 , 3:15pm by maliss

maliss Posted 30 Jul 2009 , 7:01pm
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I am making a 5 inch tier for my cake. I baked 2- 6 inch cakes and leveled and filled them. My question is should I use a cake circle to separate the two cakes even though they are going to be the same (top) tier of the cake? I just wasn't sure if it would be unstable after constructing the cake. I will of course anchor the cake with a dowell, maybe that will stabilize it. They are ultimately going to be covered with fondant. Thanks for your help.

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Rylan Posted 30 Jul 2009 , 10:19pm
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I think it would be ok without. I've made tiers taller than 5 inch with no problems.

maliss Posted 31 Jul 2009 , 3:15pm
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Thanks, that's what I did.

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