Stacking A Tall Cake

Decorating By sewlora Updated 16 Nov 2009 , 8:55pm by sweettooth622

sewlora Posted 22 Oct 2009 , 3:35pm
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I'm making a top hat cake tonight, and it will be 4 two inch cakes, which will be covered with fondant. Do I put a cake board in the middle, like 2 cakes, a board, then 2 more cakes?

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LaBellaFlor Posted 22 Oct 2009 , 3:43pm
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So it'll be 8" high? I think a board would be a good idea, cause it's like stacking a regular cake on top of a regular cake.

prterrell Posted 22 Oct 2009 , 3:44pm
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I've stacked four 2" layers before without a problem, but adding the cake board in the middle would give it extra support and make cutting the individual servings easier.

sewlora Posted 22 Oct 2009 , 3:55pm
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Yes 8" tall! YIKES!

thanks for the input, I'm glad I was on track.

sweettooth622 Posted 16 Nov 2009 , 8:55pm
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Hi don't mean to hyjack your post, but I'm having a similar dilemma for a cake I'm making this weekend.
I'm planning on covering ALL the layers in ONE piece of fondant to make it look like one unit. If I do this, how do you cut it and still have frosting on top of the layers under the cake boards? Or maybe you don't and that's just the way it is....?
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