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Decorating By rntyler Updated 12 Mar 2011 , 1:44pm by rntyler

rntyler Posted 28 Feb 2011 , 10:49am
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I am doing a cake that is a 1/2sheet cut in hale length wise filled with buttercream with a one layer mickey head on top do I need to use a board and towels under mickey I don't want him to sink.

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leepat Posted 28 Feb 2011 , 11:09am
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I would. If you set him on the cake withouth support he would not be stabel at all.

cakegrandma Posted 28 Feb 2011 , 11:11am
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Yes, dowel and set the head on a board or it will sink. You may not think it is very heavy but as it settles it will definitely sink and split the cake below. Good luck and post a picture.
evelyn

rntyler Posted 1 Mar 2011 , 9:26pm
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Thanks so much. I would have just stuck him on there I will post pics as soon as I get it done

kcassano Posted 1 Mar 2011 , 9:50pm
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i would. and i would also run a dowel thru his head thru the sheet cake....so he doesnt fall over. he'll be top heavy. good luck.

cake_architect Posted 1 Mar 2011 , 9:52pm
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be sure and put cardboard or foam core underneath the head before you rest it on the supports though, if you don't the supports will go straight through the head when it sinks

rntyler Posted 1 Mar 2011 , 9:52pm
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I guess I should have specified he is flat its the mickey in my pics on a 1/2 sheet[/u][/code]

rntyler Posted 11 Mar 2011 , 5:09pm
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Mickey is done

rntyler Posted 11 Mar 2011 , 5:11pm
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Mickey is done

rntyler Posted 12 Mar 2011 , 1:44pm
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Here the photo

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