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Cupcake Tower-Pyramid Help?

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niccole Feb 6, 2008 06:23 AM

hi all

i would love to make a cupcake tower type thing for my little ones birthday next week. do you have any tips or tricks for me? it SEEMS pretty easy, right.....? thanks!

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    shannoninstlouis Feb 6, 2008 09:45 AM

    I don't know if you're looking for cupcake help or tower help. I bought a cupcake stand at Target a couple of years ago. It makes a cute display once all the cupcakes are in.

    1. LAcupcake Feb 6, 2008 10:11 AM

      I also have a cupcake stand/tree that I use to display for occasions like birthdays, etc. But if you're only interested in a tower as a one time thing I would suggest stacking cake stands (maybe two or three... largest on the bottom and smallest on the top) and you can just arrange your cupcakes to create a pretty tower. I've also seen nice cupcake topiaries done with large floral foam cones and mini cupcakes stuck on using toothpicks. But that might be for a more formal or adult occasion (I saw it done at a shower).

      1. im_nomad Feb 6, 2008 01:21 PM

        I always loved the look of this one, even though i know it drew some criticism from the mag for having it..it just looks so fun to me.

        http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/foo...

        I've made a couple of adult cupcake towers and both times the silver cake discs and some kind of divider were used (usually pretty cheap..even used dollar store plastic champagne glasses for one)

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          Diane in Bexley Feb 7, 2008 10:44 AM

          Years ago at a garage sale I bought 3 matching glass cake plates 12", 9 ", and 6" (approximate sizes) that can be stacked to do cupcake towers or dessert displays etc. I think I paid $15 for the whole thing. One of the best purchases! Use it all the time for entertaining - suggest you do the same.

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            CupCake4ever Feb 18, 2008 05:37 AM

            I have successfully used Cakejournal.com cake stand tutorial:

            http://www.cakejournal.com/2007/06/ho...

            It really simple and it works!

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