Stacking A Cake

Decorating By dan4 Updated 17 Feb 2012 , 4:37am by CWR41

dan4 Posted 16 Feb 2012 , 4:30am
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I will be making a wedding cake with a layer of flowers in between each cake. I have, up until this request, been using the SPS system with much success. But, I'm not sure how to do this cake. Here is a picture of what I mean. The bride wants round cakes instead of square, but she does want those thicker boards under each cake. Can anyone give me some tips as to how to do that? Thanks so much!

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CWR41 Posted 16 Feb 2012 , 5:36am
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You can still use SPS, just place each tier on its own drum on top of the SPS plate. The SPS pillars are hidden by the flowers. You could use styrofoam as spacers, if not using SPS.

KoryAK Posted 16 Feb 2012 , 6:14pm
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KoryAK Posted 16 Feb 2012 , 6:14pm
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and stack it and place the flowers on site.

ajwonka Posted 17 Feb 2012 , 1:55am
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I agree, I'd still use the SPS. If I'm looking at the picture correctly, those aren't 4" tiers so there'll still be space between the cake and the plate. Your flowers will fit in that space and hide the pillars.

Gorgeous cake!

esangston Posted 17 Feb 2012 , 2:08am
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humor me... what is the sps system?

KoryAK Posted 17 Feb 2012 , 2:19am
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SPS also has the 5" pillars that also come with 2 - 2" extenders. Perfect for situations like this.

dan4 Posted 17 Feb 2012 , 3:46am
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Thanks so much for all of your help! I'm so glad I can still use the SPS system - it's been so much easier for me than stacking cakes with dowel rods, etc.

CWR41 Posted 17 Feb 2012 , 4:37am
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Originally Posted by esangston

humor me... what is the sps system?

SPS=Single Plate Separators
Bakery Craft:
also similar to Wilton push-in pillars and plates when separated with space instead of stacked, or stacked with plastic dowels.

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