Do I Need To Add Supports?

Decorating By Shelly42 Updated 21 May 2014 , 10:50am by leah_s

Shelly42 Posted 20 May 2014 , 10:50pm
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Do I need to add supports to a 10x3 topped with a 6x3? Here's a pic of a cake like I'm going to do..thank you

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AZCouture Posted 20 May 2014 , 11:15pm
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If you don't want that top cake to sink into the bottom cake, then yes. Might not actually sink, but it can certainly cause the bottom to crack and bulge, and generally look ugly.

cai0311 Posted 21 May 2014 , 12:36am
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AI use supports on all tiered cakes

maybenot Posted 21 May 2014 , 4:27am
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Yes, most definitely.

leah_s Posted 21 May 2014 , 10:50am
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Yes.  You need support every 4 vertical inches.

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