Hide The Board Support Separator On A Tall Fondant Cake?

Decorating By KristyCakes Updated 11 Oct 2009 , 7:00pm by KristyCakes

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KristyCakes Posted 10 Oct 2009 , 4:46pm
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Today I've got a pretty tall cake again. This one is 6 layers of cake, so I decided to put dowels and cardboard cut to size between each 3 layers of cake. No matter how hard I try, whenever I have these tall type cakes, I see the indentation on the fondant the entire way around the cake where the cake board is located. Does anyone have any hints as to help hide this? I'm using buttercream under my fondant.

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Donnagardner Posted 10 Oct 2009 , 5:13pm
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Make sure to let the cake settle after you fill it overnight. Use cake spackle to fill the area where the board is going so it will be smooth with the sides of the cake. Spackle is just cake crumbs mixed with icing to make a paste to fill spots. Good luck.

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KristyCakes Posted 11 Oct 2009 , 7:00pm
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Thanks for the advice Donnagardner! I only had a little cake leftover to try the spackle and it was a huge help!

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