Need Help On How To Make Rapunzels Tower

Decorating By imtlc Updated 21 Aug 2011 , 11:20pm by imtlc

imtlc Posted 24 May 2011 , 1:28am
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I need to make a Disney "Tangled" (Rapunzel) themed cake and that includes the tower. Would it be best to make it out of RKT? I'm estimating it to be about 10 to 12 inces high. It's going to be top heavy, so I'm not sure how RKT will work. I've never used them before and I could use some suggestions. I plan on buying the treats since I hear they seem to work best. The tower will be in the middle of a sheet cake.

Thanks for any suggestions!

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Kiddiekakes Posted 24 May 2011 , 1:33am
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I have made 2 Tangled cakes so far and I made the towers from RKT and a ice cream cone but don't make it as high or it will topple over even with a dowel in it...Mine were only about 8 inches high..It still looked good.I think it is in my photos...

michellew Posted 24 May 2011 , 1:51am
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hi, dont know what a tangled cake is, but i made a rapunzel tower cake http://cakecentral.com/gallery/1985161. could have done with been a bit taller though.

Kiddiekakes Posted 24 May 2011 , 1:53am
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Michellew..Tangled refers to the Disney Movie that was released a few months ago which features Rapunzel.

DSmo Posted 24 May 2011 , 2:11am
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I thought this one was pretty spectacular, and there's a brief description of how it's built in the caption:

http://cakecentral.com//gallery/2019712

imtlc Posted 26 May 2011 , 11:30pm
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Thanks I'll be sure to post a photo after I make it next month. Appreciate the help! birthday.gif

poohsmomma Posted 27 May 2011 , 12:11am
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I did one for my granddaughter two weeks ago and used PVC pipe. I screwed an end piece into the cake board, then stuck in the pipe. With a little piping gel, fondant stuck to it just fine. The top of my tower was not edible; I used styrofoam covered with fondant. Lots of fun to make, and my granddaughter loved it. The tower was surrounded by a 3 layer 1/2 sheet cake with cake hills. That's what we ate. Here's a link:

http://cakecentral.com/gallery/2038930

imtlc Posted 1 Jun 2011 , 1:55am
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Thank you Poohsmamma, your cake came out great. I was not sure how to make fondant to plastic. I will give piping gel a try. I'll be making the top of the tower out of RKT, so it's not too heavy.

ang2953 Posted 1 Jun 2011 , 2:47am
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When I did mine my husband cut a 2 in dowel attached that to a board and we put a plumbing fixture on the top of that to give the top of the tower something to rest on. Not sure what the fixture was called but its where you can attach a smaller and larger pipe together if that makes sense. Here is the link to mine.

http://cakecentral.com/gallery/2021521

imtlc Posted 21 Aug 2011 , 11:18pm
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I finally have time to post the photo of the Tangled Tower I made. Thanks to all who offered suggestions.

imtlc Posted 21 Aug 2011 , 11:20pm
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Tangled Photo

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