Tiered Cake With Out Supports???

Decorating By melonball Updated 5 Nov 2011 , 5:47pm by kakeladi

melonball Posted 5 Nov 2011 , 9:21am
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At Cake International yesterday in my class there were a few cakes that were several tiers but part of the class was no internal supports!
So how can you do a tiered cake with no internal supports?
(and everything had to be edible)

6 replies
AnnieCahill Posted 5 Nov 2011 , 10:17am
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Are you sure they weren't dummies?

It is very possible to stack cakes with no supports (see the Lounge forum for the Sandra Lee thread), but they ain't gonna stand up for long!!!!

jennifercullen Posted 5 Nov 2011 , 11:42am
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Probably a stupid question, but when they said internal supports did they mean anything including dowels/straws or did they just mean like fixed supports? That first cake looks like some kind of anti gravitational miracle of it has no supports in it at all!

tutugirl Posted 5 Nov 2011 , 12:30pm
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They could do rice treats since technically is not a dummie.

melonball Posted 5 Nov 2011 , 5:31pm
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Not sure you could use rice krispie treats. I think it stated it had to be cake.
It said no internal supports, but if that meant a certain type or not I'm not sure....

kakeladi Posted 5 Nov 2011 , 5:47pm
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No way those cakes (IF reall) - especially the 1st one w/all the trees & castle - could have been constructed w/o *any* internal supports and still stayed standing.
Some tricks could be that they used rice treats or baked the cake until it is DRY/hard as a rock.

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