how would you get a small cake to sit ontop of a bigger cake on a tilt without it slipping forward?

by christine peters
(skelmersdale)

how do i get a small cake to sit on top of a bigger cake, on a tilt without it slipping forward(sponge)?

From the editor:

Christine,

To stop the top cake from slipping or collapsing the cake underneath, you would use cake dowels to support the top cake.

To do this:

Assemble each of the two cakes on a separate cardboard cake circle (store bought or cut your own). On the larger bottom tier, insert 5-7 wooden cake dowels (store bought or cut your own from 3/8" thick dowel), evenly spaced around the cake, about 2" in from the edge. Add a dollop of frosting in the center of the ring of dowels and place the top tier in position.

Good luck and thanks for your question.

Regards,

Michelle (editor)

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