Separator Plates As Cake Base?

Decorating By cakefort Updated 2 Oct 2010 , 2:31am by cakefort

cakefort Posted 1 Oct 2010 , 9:52pm
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Can I use a Wilton separator plate as a cake base?

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CWR41 Posted 1 Oct 2010 , 10:08pm
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You can, but I think they look tacky.

cakefort Posted 1 Oct 2010 , 10:22pm
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It's for my 7 year old's birthday party so it doesn't have to be perfect. I was going to cover the top and normal and not worry about the feet

grandmaruth Posted 1 Oct 2010 , 10:25pm
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I have used them before and i think depending on the cake that they can be kinda cute...the plain round ones work as good as the cardboard ones i have seen and look alot better!

indydebi Posted 1 Oct 2010 , 10:31pm
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"back in my day"........! icon_biggrin.gif

that's what we used for the base of all wedding cakes. I've used them a few times lately. It's easy to place greenery around the base and the 1" legs are great for being able to tuck florals under the plate. the cake and the plate should be the same size, in my opinion, so you don't hvae all of that "white plate" showing.

Not a great cake pic, but here's one that was on a wilton cake plate: http://cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=94158

cakefort Posted 2 Oct 2010 , 12:05am
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Excellent! Thanks!

leily Posted 2 Oct 2010 , 2:20am
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I don't typically, but i did on this cake. I just covered the plate with the wilton gold foil. It worked well for me

http://cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=1447570

cakefort Posted 2 Oct 2010 , 2:31am
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Leily, that actually looks nicer than I expected icon_smile.gif

Love your tagline, btw!

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