Alright Experts! Wedding Cake Question--

Decorating By aubreyisgreen Updated 16 Jun 2011 , 10:51am by leepat

aubreyisgreen Posted 16 Jun 2011 , 9:40am
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Hey guys! I'm doing a wedding cake using dummies for the bottom tiers and I have a few questions.

-Do I need to use dowels on lower tiers?
-How do I get the layers to stay put on one another? (Royal Icing, Long dowel through whole thing after it's all put together?)
-Any tips I should know?

Also, I need to do a little carving in the real cake. What kind of knife should I use?
Straight edge, jagged? I need the corners to be well defined.


If there is any advice about either of these topics, please let me know! I would like to eliminate as many mistakes as I can =) Thanks everyone!

2 replies
leepat Posted 16 Jun 2011 , 10:51am
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No you don't need any support and I would use a dowel down the center to secure the layers.

leepat Posted 16 Jun 2011 , 10:51am
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And knife of your choice will do.

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