How to stack layers?

by Steph
(Boston, MA)

Hello! I am doing just a two tiered cake and wanted to know if I should just stack the top layer right on the bottom layer or if it is best to keep a cake circle in between? If you use a cake circle do I need to insert straws in the bottom layer or is that just for cakes with three or more layers?

Thanks so much!
Stephanie

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How to stack layers
by: Sandra

First, layers and tiers are different things. Normally you would bake two layers of cake and put them together for form a tier. So you should probably put some kind of cake filling or icing between those two cake layers and frost your cake. If you are adding an additional tier on top, like a smaller size tier, then you would put that tier on a cake board and use dowels or straws to support the top tier....I hope I explained this well.


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