Do I Need A Center Dowel?

Decorating By Susieindy Updated 28 Oct 2010 , 3:39pm by cakesmart

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Susieindy Posted 28 Oct 2010 , 3:15pm
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I am making a 3 tier stacked cake. I plan on stacking on sight, to avoid any traveling disasters. Do I need to put a center dowel through all 3 tiers? I have a hard time getting it through! It is okay with just the dowels below each tier?

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icer101 Posted 28 Oct 2010 , 3:26pm
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Hi, if you are stacking at venue, no you don,t need a center dowel.

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CWR41 Posted 28 Oct 2010 , 3:29pm
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It's not necessary, but it wouldn't hurt either. Better safe than sorry if there are circumstances beyond your control like a hot room/heat, an extreme bump to the table or similar accident, or if you used too much filling which can cause it to slide, etc.

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cakesmart Posted 28 Oct 2010 , 3:39pm
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I stack at the venue and have not needed the center dowel.

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