How Many Foam Cores?

Decorating By Kookie Updated 5 Nov 2009 , 5:51pm by cakesweetiecake

Kookie Posted 15 Sep 2009 , 8:50pm
post #1 of 5

I am just worried if foam core is strong enough to support each tiered cake
This is what I am planing to do.
one 3/16" for 6" cake
one 3/16" for 8" cake
one 3/16" for 10" cake
one 1/2" for 12" cake
the cake drum would be two 1/2" put together.
What do you think?
Any suggestions, please.
Thank you.

4 replies
peg818 Posted 15 Sep 2009 , 10:10pm
post #2 of 5

you will be fine, but one suggestion, i would only put a 3/16 under the 12in then that on the base will be enough to support what you want to do, and the thinner boards are a lot cheaper then the 1/2 in

SugaredUp Posted 15 Sep 2009 , 10:32pm
post #3 of 5

Plus, then your cakes will all be similar heights.

Kookie Posted 17 Sep 2009 , 1:59am
post #4 of 5

THANK YOU FOR YOUR ADVICE!!!! icon_lol.gif

cakesweetiecake Posted 5 Nov 2009 , 5:51pm
post #5 of 5

Great info. I've used foamcore, but not with tiers. I've always wondered if the 3/16 size would be sturdy enough under one tier.

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