2 Tier Cake Recipes?

Baking By Suzannew91 Updated 6 Jun 2014 , 10:00pm by Suzannew91

Suzannew91 Posted 4 Jun 2014 , 9:50pm
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AHi I'm making my first 2 tier birthday cake for my sister in law and I was wondering if anybody would be nice enough to give me a nice chocolate recipe for my bottom cake (9 inch circle tin). It has to be sturdy enough to hold the top cake. Thanks x

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pastrypet Posted 5 Jun 2014 , 10:10pm
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See this thread:



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leah_s Posted 5 Jun 2014 , 11:24pm
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Also the bottom cake does NOT hold up the upper tier.  That's what your support system does.

Suzannew91 Posted 6 Jun 2014 , 10:00pm
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AThanks for your replies. Iv got my dowels and cake board today for my upper cake.. The recipe I usually use is very moist and I'm worried it would be abit soft for the dowels and maybe not support them straight.. Think I'm going to do a Madeira on bottom with buttercream as Iv seen this May be best x

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