Can I Torte And Fill...

Decorating By cocoapuff Updated 19 Jun 2011 , 2:30pm by DianeLM

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cocoapuff Posted 19 Jun 2011 , 1:34pm
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Can I torte and fill the bottom layer of a 4 tier stacked wedding cake?
The bottom layer is a square 14" x 2" deep layer.
I'm afraid it will be unstable.
Thanks for any advice given.

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DianeLM Posted 19 Jun 2011 , 1:39pm
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Why not? It's not the cake supporting the weight of the upper tiers, it's your support system. If your bottom tier shows signs of instability, then you need to figure out what is going wrong with your support system.

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hamie Posted 19 Jun 2011 , 2:02pm
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Sure You can. I do it all the time.

All stacked cakes need support. You might want to read up on SPS. For a new caker it is fool proof and you will not need to worry about our filling moving or sliding.

Good luck

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leah_s Posted 19 Jun 2011 , 2:14pm
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Of course. Every cake I make is torted and fillled.

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cocoapuff Posted 19 Jun 2011 , 2:14pm
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Thank you. My fears have been eliminated.

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DianeLM Posted 19 Jun 2011 , 2:30pm
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Wait a sec... the bottom tier is only 2 inches tall? That sounds like an interesting design. What are the dimensions of the other tiers?

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