Help Please Huge Cake Order

Decorating By rntyler Updated 26 Feb 2011 , 1:51pm by maitej17

rntyler Posted 24 Feb 2011 , 10:12pm
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I got a order today I do not know if I should or how I should tackle.its a round stacked cake covered in fondant don't sound bad here's the catch 6 ft tall. Some of the layers can be Styrofoam. I need advice tips anything you can give will be appreciated.I also need a good red velvet recipe

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Lcubed82 Posted 24 Feb 2011 , 10:58pm
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First of all, how many people are needing to be served? From that, you can figure how many tiers need to be real cake, and how many can be styrofoam.

I would probably put the real layers at the bottom, and the lighter styrofoam ones above. That way the weight won't be an issue. Peg and stack the real cakes. Peg the top layer of real cake, then stack the styro. They won't need to be pegged (doweled).

For that tall a cake, you will probably want to have spaces between some of the layers, to decorate with flowers or whatever.

HTH! Not a pro, just brainstorming....

rntyler Posted 26 Feb 2011 , 1:41pm
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Thank you I'm still considering if this is something I want to tackle[/i]

maitej17 Posted 26 Feb 2011 , 1:51pm
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Are you looking for box recipes or scratch? I have 2 good ones from scratch because that's all I usually bake, let me know if you'd like me to pm these to you!

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