Floating Tiers

Decorating By DIVIA Updated 12 Nov 2011 , 2:57pm by DIVIA

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DIVIA Posted 12 Nov 2011 , 1:45am
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I have a bride that wants a 4 tier cake with roses in between each tier, giving the illusion that the tiers are floating. I wanted to know the best way to execute this, because this is my first wedding cake. If any one know of any tutorials on this I would greatly appreciate it.


This is the cake she wants.

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CWR41 Posted 12 Nov 2011 , 2:04am
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The link isn't available at this time, but you use styrofoam dummies as spacers.

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leah_s Posted 12 Nov 2011 , 3:08am
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If you're using SPS, you use the 5" legs plus 1, 2" extension, creating 3" of airspace between the tiers. Then you just stick the flowers into the airspace. Easy.

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DIVIA Posted 12 Nov 2011 , 2:57pm
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Thanks for the reply. Leah_s do you suggest that I use a SPS that is the exact same size as the cake or should I go an inch or 2 smaller. Also should I also use the styrofoam dummy in between the tiers also or just stick the flowers in there by themselves. Thanks I'm a newbie to cake decorating and I want to try to learn as much as possible.

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