What Size Cake Board To Use?

Decorating By vogt51 Updated 9 Apr 2013 , 5:20am by COButterfly

vogt51 Posted 8 Apr 2013 , 6:19pm
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I am making a 5 tier wedding cake (6", 8", 10", 12" and 14") and I would like to know what you guys use as a cake board with a cake this heavy. I normally use a cake drum, but I'm assuming that won't be sturdy enough for this cake.

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CWR41 Posted 9 Apr 2013 , 12:59am
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You could use an 18" piece of plywood.  I think a drum would work just fine as long as you lift it from the bottom instead of from the sides.

denetteb Posted 9 Apr 2013 , 1:43am
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AAre you going to transport it stacked? If so, it will be WAY heavy. I was surprised how heavy just a 14 inch tier of carrot cake was.

COButterfly Posted 9 Apr 2013 , 5:20am
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Wood, for sure.  Anything else would likely collapse while carrying it.

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