Question On Stacking Cake

Decorating By ambercscott87 Updated 2 Oct 2009 , 1:56pm by phoufer

ambercscott87 Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 4:28am
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I have a quick question...

stacking my first tiered fondant covered cake in the morning.

Do the dowels go in before or after the fondant??

I'm assuming after, but can it be done either way?

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kickasscakes Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 4:34am
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I do it after... Not sure what is correct though... I cut it so that it is almost flush with the top fondant layer...

phoufer Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 4:40am
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they go after. cover tiers with fondant, stack then dowel so you can put dowels through the entire tiers into the cake board for stability. I use sps now, no more dowels for me icon_smile.gif

kickasscakes Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 5:19am
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I would really love a video tutorial of the sps system... anyone have the urge to post one? prettttty pretttty pls?

phoufer Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 1:56pm
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Look in the How to forum. There is a sticky note there with pictures and instructions from Leahs. It is very simple to understand. HTH

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