|3 inch 6 pc #27-123 $5.25 Qty|
|4 inch 6 pc #27-124 $5.25 Qty|
|Wilton Wooden 12 in x 1/2 in, cut w/serrated knife or rose sheers & are NOT recommended for re-use. #399-1009/TDOWLW 12 pc $3.29|
|Wilton Heavy-Duty Plastic Tubes Hollow 12-3/4 in x 3/4 in cut to fit w/sharp scissors or serrated knife, wash & re-use. #399-801 4 pc $2.59|
unwrapped 7-3/4 in, standard width #285020- 250 for $3.59
NOTE: These are what I use.
Instructions: Insert into the iced cake, measure just below the icing level and cut. Use the measured one to cut the remainder of them. Be sure they are all the very same height. Space approx. 2 inches apart in a circle about 1 inch inside the edge of the cardboard.
Never put a straw or any other support in the center, maybe a smaller circle inside on a 18 inch or larger cake. This puts a strain on separator plates and causes them to sometimes crack.
NOTE: I find that you need to use
cardboards wrapped in foil all-around, between the stacked tiers...prevents