How To Make Support For Spiked Heel Shoe Cake?

Decorating By vescakes07 Updated 12 Dec 2009 , 9:00pm by vescakes07

vescakes07 Posted 8 Dec 2009 , 7:02pm
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Help - Have an order for a Louboutin shoe cake, not gumpaste, all cake. I've seen pictures on CC of shoes with high, spike heels. Could someone provide tips on the type of support used ? I want the shoe to stand up. but may have to make it lying down if I can't figure out the support. Any assistance is appreciated ....

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JanH Posted 9 Dec 2009 , 7:46am
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Louboutin shoe cake..

Here's a sponge cake shoe topper (on its side):


Doug Posted 10 Dec 2009 , 3:49am
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double up cake boards....bend as shown. (or could use thin plywood if someone you know is handy with woodworking)

heel is a small funnel with a dowel stuck in it --- cover in RKT or gumpaste or fondant to get type of spike heel you want.

JanH Posted 10 Dec 2009 , 4:58am
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Doug, You Rule. icon_biggrin.gifthumbs_up.gif

vescakes07 Posted 12 Dec 2009 , 9:00pm
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Thanks Doug, Though I didn't read your post till today- your idea got to my brain some how. I doubled up on foam core, slightly cutting into the boards to bend them where I needed to. I used a cake support column with the wide end at the top and put a dowel throough the entire piece. I covered the heal with RKT, melted chocolate and fondant. I will try to attach a picture. Thanks again

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