How Do I Make An Upright Rectangle Cake Stand?

Decorating By simplykatbakes Updated 17 Feb 2014 , 10:12am by kyliecake

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simplykatbakes Posted 17 Feb 2014 , 3:03am
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Hi everyone!


I need your help, i am very new to cake making but i got an order for a sitting spongebob rectangular cake. I am scared to make it as i don't know how to make it stand without falling. here is the picture of the cake.





Thank you so much and i appreciate your help in advance!

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stefkovic Posted 17 Feb 2014 , 3:35am
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I would say you bake your sheet cakes, cut into strips the width you need for the size sponge bob you are making, and then stack them like a barrel cake. So, two layers, dowel, then stack two more layers, dowel, and so on until you get your height, then run 2 or 3 long dowels all the way through, evenly spaced across. I would think that would work. Hope that makes sense, it would be easier to draw you a picture but I can't


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kyliecake Posted 17 Feb 2014 , 10:12am
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hi, i did a standing up spongebob a few years ago (see the link below)


i made a cake sheet, cut it into rectangles about 7"x3" and stacked them on top of each other.  i had two thick dowels that went through the cake and were screwed into a board. i then used an apple corer in each layer to make the holes as the support dowels were quite big.

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