Tiered Cake Base Help

Decorating By Holstar Updated 26 Feb 2014 , 3:47pm by AnnieCahill

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Holstar Posted 26 Feb 2014 , 3:09pm
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AHi I have a question... For a tiered cake I have seen people using straws and dowels to support each layer... What do you put the tiers on? Is it a thin cake board cut to shape?? Thanks holly

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AnnieCahill Posted 26 Feb 2014 , 3:47pm
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Generally, yes, you'd use a board under each tier cut to size.  However, some people don't do that, especially if they're using fondant.  You may see some people just spread royal icing in between each tier.

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