Stacking A Carved Cake?

Decorating By cakeaholic_cakery Updated 26 Dec 2010 , 11:12pm by cakeaholic_cakery

cakeaholic_cakery Posted 26 Dec 2010 , 6:50pm
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My sister's birthday is on Wednesday and she is really into photography... She wants me to make her a cake. I was thinking of making an 8 inch round with a camera sitting on top. I haven't made a carved cake yet and have no idea how to place the camera cake on top of the 8 inch round??? Does the camera portion even need to be supported? It will be covered in fondant... If so- how?

Thankyou!!!

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brincess_b Posted 26 Dec 2010 , 7:09pm
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yes the camera part would need supported - you will have to use a cake board to sit under the cake, and a couple of dowels in the 8 inch to support it, and thats all. just like a regular stacked cake really.
although you could also make the camera out of rice krispies, would be lights, although i would still support anyway.
xx

cakeaholic_cakery Posted 26 Dec 2010 , 8:35pm
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Should I carve the cake board to match the shape of the camera cake?

Thanks brincess!

brincess_b Posted 26 Dec 2010 , 10:15pm
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yep the board should be the same shape as the cake. possibly slightly smaller as there wont be a border to hide it!
xx

cakeaholic_cakery Posted 26 Dec 2010 , 11:12pm
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Thanks for your help!

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