Stacking & Filling A Cake

Decorating By claudia05 Updated 12 Aug 2010 , 5:50am by catlharper

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claudia05 Posted 12 Aug 2010 , 2:23am
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I'm currently stacking a 6 inch round cake that will be approximately each inches high that I will be carving to look like a coffee cup. In order to support the cake, I'm thinking of putting a cake board and dowels after every 3 layers of cake. I'm just wonder should I put some buttercream on my 3rd layer of cake before I put dowel & put a cake board on. Will all the buttercream be stuck to the bottom of the cake board.



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catlharper Posted 12 Aug 2010 , 5:50am
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You want to add support every 4 inches of cake. And, yes, you do want BC between each will help cement the cake together and make it more stable.


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