How Do You Create A Sturdy Building From Cake?

Decorating By skeet1zp Updated 14 Oct 2009 , 9:11pm by skeet1zp

skeet1zp Posted 13 Oct 2009 , 11:03am
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Hello,

I am trying to work out the logistics of creating a building from cake. Should I use boards between each layer of cake and then put dowels through it, or should I simply ice and stack each layer without cardboards and then put dowel rods through the entire thing. I have to transport this cake to my sisters house which is about 2 miles away, so I am worried about the cakes shifting.

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Amylou Posted 13 Oct 2009 , 4:20pm
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It depends how high you are talking. If it will be more than a 2-layer, 4" high cake, I would dowel, then stack the next section with a cardboard bottom. I would do this for every 4" of cake, and then a rod or 2 through the whole thing.

If it's going to be pretty tall I'd worry about it tipping...if there's time get the SPS system...if not, drive VERY carefully!

skeet1zp Posted 14 Oct 2009 , 9:11pm
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Thank you!

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