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I'm planning on doing a 3 tier birthday cake for my daughter's birthday. I've bought the dowels, pans, & cardboard to separate the tiers but now I need a great recipe that can hold up in Florida and can be tiered. Do all of your recipes work or do I need to use certain ones...they all look so YUMMY!

Emily - from Naples, FL

As long as your cake is properly dowel rodded and each layer is on a cake board, you should be able to make any variety of cake you like and it will hold up.  Just make sure you use enough dowel rods (and may add 1 extra!) to support the cake above.  Good luck!


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