3 Tier Topsy Turvy With Dummy?

Decorating By Mamafrog Updated 18 Sep 2009 , 12:47am by Traci9130

Mamafrog Posted 16 Sep 2009 , 10:06am
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First of all, I love all of the tutorials and tips on making topsy turvy cakes!! Thanks!!!
I have to make a 3 tiered one with a dummy on the bottom. So now I'm confused b/c I won't be able to cut out the top of the cake on the bottom tier. So how should I put them together? My first thought is to just dowel the heck out of it but of course I'm worried about stability.
And I won't be able to assemble on site, any suggestions????

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Jeff_Arnett Posted 16 Sep 2009 , 11:56am
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You could cut out the circle all the way through the dummy, trim it to the level needed, then push it back in the hole with a bit of glue.

Mamafrog Posted 18 Sep 2009 , 12:21am
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That sounds a little difficult!?
Is there anyway that I can still just stack on top of the dummy??

Traci9130 Posted 18 Sep 2009 , 12:47am
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I don't know if this helps, but I made a topsy-turvy cake for my daughters second birthday. I made a large cake on the bottom, that I didn't cut at an angle and then I bought two precut Styrofoam dummies, covered them in fondant and decorated them as I would any other cake. When we were ready to cut, I took the dummy cakes right off. I put dowels in it to hold it into place. I don't know how to add a pic. I would if I could, but it's on this site, I posted it.

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