What To Use For Support With This Cake

Decorating By CSMoore Updated 5 Jun 2008 , 8:35pm by leah_s

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CSMoore Posted 5 Jun 2008 , 7:36pm
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I have this cake to do next month. Yes itâs a tall one. It looks like there are separator plates and column supporting the cake. However, I want your opinion on what would be the best support system. I normally use the push in pillars. Do you think I absolutely need to use the separator plates or should I be fine with the push in pillars with the cake board resting on the pillars? Or do you think I should reconsider the entire thing and use the tiered stand that has the piece cylinder pieces down the center of the entire cake? All opinions and advice are welcome


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oliveoyle Posted 5 Jun 2008 , 8:20pm
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just my HO but I would use separator plates for sure .

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fearlessbaker Posted 5 Jun 2008 , 8:31pm
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Even though it very expensive and you would need a deposit from the bride I would use the stress free support system. It never fails. You could even call Arlene and she would help you.

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playingwithsugar Posted 5 Jun 2008 , 8:33pm
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Separator plates or SPS for sure.

I can envision some little kid bashing into the cake table and collapsing the whole darn thing - not worth the risk.

If this is a paying customer, then you don't want them to come back and sue you for not providing sufficient support for such a tall cake. And in this litigious society, that's exactly what would happen.

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leah_s Posted 5 Jun 2008 , 8:35pm
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SPS can handle it!

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