Necessary To Stack?

Decorating By SailP28 Updated 19 Feb 2015 , 1:01am by SailP28

SailP28 Posted 18 Feb 2015 , 3:58pm
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Is it necessary to use stacked construction for 2, 12" x 2" heart shaped cakes?

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Dayti Posted 18 Feb 2015 , 6:07pm
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Usually, dowels and boards are used when your cake will be 4" high and will have another stacked on top. Since it sounds like you are using 2 2" layers, you will be fine with no dowels and boards between the layers. 

leah_s Posted 18 Feb 2015 , 8:28pm
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2, 2' tall layers stacked is the normal size of a tier.  You only need to use "stacked construction" between tiers.

 

Unless as Dayti points out, you have a tier that is taller than 4" then you may need some internal supports.

SailP28 Posted 19 Feb 2015 , 1:01am
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Oh, Yay! Thanks so much....as you can tell I'm a "newbie"

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