Cake To Filling Ratio For A Really Tall Cake...

Decorating By The_Sugar_Fairy Updated 12 Jan 2010 , 11:04pm by antonia74

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The_Sugar_Fairy Posted 12 Jan 2010 , 10:55pm
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Hi all! I'd like to make a really tall cake. Will this work: five layers of cake (each 1" tall) and four layers of filling. I'm using buttercream as filling and covering the cake in fondant. Do you think this will work okay or will I have structural problems? Has anyone ever done this? (I've already cut the cakes to 1" tall so I'd have to bake more to get them to 1.5" - maybe I should just bake more anyway.) Thanks!

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antonia74 Posted 12 Jan 2010 , 11:04pm
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That's how I do my Mad Hatter cakes, yes. Works fine!

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