2–Plate & Pillar Tiered Cake Construction

Use separator plates and pillars. The most dramatic method of tiered cake assembly—two, three or more single cakes towered together.

Steps:

Step 1: Position Flower Ring & Fountain

Set tiers on separator plates which are 2 in. larger in diameter than cakes.

Step 2: Assemble Pillars & Plate

Dowel rod cakes and position separator plates on tiers with feet up.

Note: separator plates connected by pillars must always be the same size in diameter.

Step 3: Stack Tiers

Position pillars over feet on separator plates.

Step 4: Position Separator Plate

Carefully set cake plate on pillars. Continue adding tiers this way.

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