Baby Block Cake Help Needed Urgently

Decorating By sweetc Updated 4 May 2009 , 8:11am by MLopardi

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sweetc Posted 4 May 2009 , 7:58am
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I have been asked to do a baby block cake to feed 70 people, which to me has to be alot of blocks. so i decided to put blocks on top of a sheet cake. There are 6 blocks to spell out a name each black 4"x4".

My question is do I need to use a cake board underneath each iced block and do I dowel the stack with normal dowels as cake quite small.

Please help me.

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MLopardi Posted 4 May 2009 , 8:11am
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I would put each block on a cakeboard and use 4 skewers (not dowels) underneath each. I know it's overkill but a 4" block would weigh too much to just set on top of the sheet cake without slowly sinking into the frosting below. Pain in the tush but guaranteed not to sag!

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