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asked July 2nd 2018

Dowling a dummie

Hi do I need to Dowl dummies bottom cake if I have 3 tires of real cake on top ? Xx


Hi Tracey Sheppard

I've seen your other question too in which you say the bottom tier is 12" square. Dummy cakes are strong enough to take the weight of the three real cakes so there is no need to dowell it.

If you'd like to know a little more about the strength of dummy tiers, take a peek at the following blog:

Cake Dummies – by madeitwithlove


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