Stabilizing High Cake

Decorating By madloveformattynay Updated 3 Aug 2010 , 11:49pm by tonedna

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madloveformattynay Posted 3 Aug 2010 , 11:23pm
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Hi everyone!

I am making a purse cake that will be somewhere between 6-8 layers high, with a somewhat loose filling (it's a cheesecake filling, so at room temperature, it's a little on the soft side). The cake will be covered in fondant. Given all of this, I am wondering what the best way to stabilize it would be? Should I just put dowels through, or should I put dowels supporting a cake board at about the halfway point with more dowels on top? I'm new at this, and I definitely don't want to lose my cake, especially during transport. I didn't know if it was safe to freeze it with fondant.

Thanks for your help!!

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tonedna Posted 3 Aug 2010 , 11:49pm
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I usually stack like a regular cake, putting a cakeboard every 4 inches.
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