Hour Glass Shape Cake?

Decorating By sheilabelle Updated 21 Apr 2010 , 2:55am by all4cake

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sheilabelle Posted 20 Apr 2010 , 6:52pm
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I am planning on making a cake that resembles a bouquet of roses. I would like the center to be indented and a ribbon tied around it. The sizes I am using are 8, 7, 8 with BC roses on top. I can stack and carve, but will I need a cake board and dowels in there for support? Next question, how do I attach a fabric ribbon around the BC on the bottom? TIA

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glendaleAZ Posted 21 Apr 2010 , 2:25am
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Is the 8, 7, 8 cakes two layers each? If yes, I would say that you need dowels and separator boards. As for the ribbon, BC will discolor most ribbon colors, so youll want to be sure to put something, like wax paper, between the two.

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all4cake Posted 21 Apr 2010 , 2:55am
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I would say, for the sake of serving ease, if they're 2 inch layers, to dowel and board after 1 1/2 layers so that they can be cut into 3 inch high servings easily, instead of 6 inch servings

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