Help! Cowboy Hat Cake

Decorating By Sugar_N_Spice_Cakes Updated 10 Apr 2011 , 8:34pm by Sugar_N_Spice_Cakes

Sugar_N_Spice_Cakes Posted 9 Apr 2011 , 2:50am
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I am making a 2 tiered cowboy hat cake. Bottom tier is 10 inch round, top tier is the hat w/ 6 in crown. My brim has been drying for 24+ hours and cake isn't due for another 14 hours, bottom tier and crown (top part of the hat) are finished... now to assemble. AaaK! Do I need a cake board under the brim in addition to the one under the crown. Or can I put my brim directly on the bottom layer. I'm nervous about the straws cracking the brim. I live in S. Fla and the humidity here is a nightmare...

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Sugar_N_Spice_Cakes Posted 9 Apr 2011 , 11:52am
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Bump

gr8yf Posted 9 Apr 2011 , 12:20pm
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If the height of the 10 tier is over 4" yes. If it is then covered with fondant it should be secure to deliver.

Ursula40 Posted 9 Apr 2011 , 11:41pm
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I have a cakeboard under the brim and one under the hat part of the cake

Better to be safe than sorry

Sugar_N_Spice_Cakes Posted 10 Apr 2011 , 8:34pm
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Thanks for the help. I went ahead and added a board under the brim. This cake gave me fits, despite drying for two days, the brim was still very soft.
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