First 3 Tier Cake Due Sat.

Decorating By Jerzeygirl Updated 29 Oct 2010 , 7:26pm by Jerzeygirl

Jerzeygirl Posted 26 Oct 2010 , 5:19pm
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Hello

I have a 3 tier cake due on Saturday. Halloween/Birthday cake and am very concered about the delivery. My husband will be driving so I can watch and hold the cake, but any other suggestions would be appreciated.
I know to used dowels on the bottom 2 tiers and discs under each cake, then one dowel going all the way through. Any others suggestions would be very helpful. Thank u in advance. Just keep thinking good thoughts!!!

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fruitsnack Posted 26 Oct 2010 , 5:38pm
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I have my first three tier cake on Saturday as well - it's also my first wedding cake - yikes.

I'm actually driving the cake unstacked and then stacking at venue. I plan on making sure the cakes stay cool and bringing along an emergency kit with extra frosting / supports / anything else I can think of, just in case something happens.

Good luck!

cai0311 Posted 26 Oct 2010 , 6:40pm
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DO NOT HOLD THE CAKE WHILE TRAVELING. Put the cake on a flat surface with a non skid mat under it. The trunk is way better than carrying it. I have a Suzuki Aerio (very tiny car) and deliver all my wedding cakes stacked. They travel in my trunk just fine. If you hold it, it will very like collapse.

metria Posted 26 Oct 2010 , 7:01pm
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i put my stacked cakes in the trunk inside a wide box (lined with non-skid shelf liner) ... then i stuff the trunk around the box so the whole thing can't slide around. hubby never drives when there's a cake on board icon_wink.gif if something goes wrong, i'd much rather blame myself than him.

Jerzeygirl Posted 29 Oct 2010 , 7:26pm
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Thank so much for your suggestions, I'll let u know how it turns out!

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