Large Cake Bottom Board & Frosting

Decorating By LovelyLady39 Updated 20 Aug 2015 , 12:59am by johnson6ofus

LovelyLady39 Posted 19 Aug 2015 , 11:39pm
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I'm making my sister's wedding cake. It's round 6" on a 8" on a 10" on top of a 12". But the layers will be hair bit shorter then 2" each. I did a quick bake and found its the equivalent of 7 cake mixes. So pretty heavy cake. 

So question is how do I calculate how much frosting this will take?

I keep reading how ppl use foam board. Are they using it between the layers or as the bottom board?

I checked out 1/2" fb at HL and had a hard time accepting that could hold up such a large cake.

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johnson6ofus Posted 20 Aug 2015 , 12:58am
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Use masonite board from Home Depot (think dark brown peg board with no holes). 

johnson6ofus Posted 20 Aug 2015 , 12:59am
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