Need Help With Internal Structure!!

Decorating By megg5 Updated 4 Dec 2013 , 8:00pm by megg5

megg5 Posted 4 Dec 2013 , 6:01pm
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Hello!!! I need help with how to stack a pyramid cake like this!! My tiers will be 8",6" and 4". Im trying to think of the best way to tackle this!! I have an idea of how I would do it, but I want to get other opinions before I buy what I need! Thanks!!

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-K8memphis Posted 4 Dec 2013 , 6:20pm
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do you want the top of the 8" tier to be smaller than the footprint of the 6"  tier?

 

if not you'll need to maybe do a 9x6x3  or a 10x7x4 or a different configuration--

 

or even maybe a 12x8x4--

 

but i mean it's stacked like any other tier cake--

 

are you using a separation between the cakes? 

 

or are they stacked right on top the other?

megg5 Posted 4 Dec 2013 , 6:29pm
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Yes I do need the top of the 8" to be smaller than the bottom of the 6"

 

The bride sent me a picture of a paper figure she made to show me how she wanted it! My only concern was stacking the cakes on almost a point of the cake below! That doesn't give me a lot of room to dowel. (If that makes sense)

 

I was thinking of running a center rod down the whole cake and using flanges to hold up the middle and top tier. Im thinking if I do it that way, I will need to make the cake slightly larger with having a rod down the whole cake

-K8memphis Posted 4 Dec 2013 , 7:19pm
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would she go for the floating stand? that would be the easiest but you'd have to make sure the plates would fit your design--

 

and since she wants it that way you can use a board on the 8" that is almost as big as the footprint of the tier on top then place your dowel just where they won't show--

 

there's this too--lookie what i found--

 

https://www.etsy.com/listing/155103885/3-tiers-acrylic-square-cupcake-stand?utm_source=google&utm_medium=product_listing_promoted&utm_campaign=weddings_low&gclid=COz60oKkl7sCFUgS7Aodsx0AIA

 

but you can get your own clear acrylic tubes and plates at the cake store and diy it too

 

but that link will make one for yah too

 

whoa cool

megg5 Posted 4 Dec 2013 , 8:00pm
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wow!! I like that!! Maybe I will purchase something like that and save my husband the hassle of making my structure! haha thanks for sharing the link!

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