How Much Support

Decorating By disney16 Updated 6 Oct 2010 , 7:06pm by disney16

disney16 Posted 6 Oct 2010 , 7:04pm
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I'm making a cake for a challenge at the my job and the cake will be made to resemble a hotel. The bottom tier will be a 10 inch square cake and the top two ties will all be 8 inch squares. How much support will I need? I was thinking of putting rods into the bottom and middle layer and inseriting one long dowel rod that will go through all of the cakes. Is this correct?


TIA

2 replies
leily Posted 6 Oct 2010 , 7:05pm
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for every 4" of vertical cake i would put 4 dowels and then a cake board.

disney16 Posted 6 Oct 2010 , 7:06pm
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Thanks for the quick responce.


Should I insert more than one long dowel through the top since it's an 8 inch cake?

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