How Do I Make A Round Cake Stand On Its Side Safely?

Decorating By Purelovecakes Updated 4 Mar 2010 , 3:30pm by jobueno

Purelovecakes Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 3:22am
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I'm a newbie but I'd like ot try making a drumset cake for son's 18th birthday. I've seen some pretty real looking drumset cakes outthere. How do I make the round cake stand on its side safely? ANy secrets/tips/specifics? Can anyone help me achieve this? Thanks on advance

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indydebi Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 3:28am
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If you search "drum" in the gallery, you'll find lots of photos. I found a few and it looks like most people do the bass drum from a styrofoam dummy. Here are a few examples. All of the "sideways" drums/cakes are dummy cakes:

Purelovecakes Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 3:04pm
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Thank you for taking the time to reply. I really appreciate it.

jobueno Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 3:30pm
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I made a drum set and the only way I found I could stand up the drum on it's side was by making a rectangular cake cutting it in strips about 5 inches thick and stacking with the appropriate support system. HTH

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