Dinkydoodle pk 8 Cake Support Pins - revolutionary cake dowel rods

  • £3.15
  • RRP: £3.50
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pack of 8 Cake Support Pins / Dowels by Dinkydoodle Designs

launched at Cake International, November 2018 . . .

  • a brilliant idea, developed by our friend Dawn Butler - who knows a thing or two about cake decorating
  • dowel rods have been about for decades, but it's not always easy to cut them to exactly the correct length so that the cake is supported safely and is displayed balanced and straight
  • Dawn has come up with an idea that we think is a winner
  • designed to give additional support to multi tier cakes, Cake Support Pins do the same job as dowel rods, but there's a clever twist...
  • it's best to watch the little video as Dawn explains the technique really well - it's really simple but is easier to get the idea from the video rather than for us to explain in writing
  • each Cake Support Pin has a measuring scale shown in 10mm increments - these allow you to accurately cut each pin to the correct length
  • special plastic means you simply have to score with a sharp blade and bend to 'snap'
  • for best results use a sugarcraft trim knife - carefully!
  • the broad pin head offers more balanced support than traditional dowels
  • you also use fewer pins per cake than with than traditional wooden or plastic dowels
  • white 100% food approved plastic
  • approx 153cm / 150mm / 6" long
  • head approx 2cm / 20mm / ¾" diameter
  • retail packed with instructions
  • concerned about the use of plastic? We understand and share your concerns, but here's the bottom line... this product has to be (a) food approved, (b) easy to cut (the essence of the design) and (c) strong, so it can't be made from wood or metal or some kind of reconstituted cardboard. Sometimes plastic is the only solution
  • see our full range of dowel support rods
  • see our full range of wedding cake pillars, dowels and pop sticks
  • see our full range of cake decorating equipment
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Deliveries to Northern Ireland, Scottish Islands, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Channel islands, other UK offshore islands and BFPO addresses are all possible – a subsidised delivery charge will be shown at checkout. We will continue to work hard to find more cost effective delivery options for all our non-mainland customers.

•    smaller, light orders normally shipped 'Royal Mail 24' within the UK
•    larger, heavy orders shipped by DPD or APC Overnight couriers on UK mainland
•    orders to customers in Northern Ireland, on Scottish islands, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Channel islands, other UK offshore islands or with a BFPO address are normally shipped by 'Royal Mail 24' or by DPD, depending on total weight and value
•    free UK mainland delivery on orders over £75
•    Express delivery option available at checkout
•    orders to customers outwith the UK are normally shipped Air Mail
•    Air Mail restrictions mean items measuring over 10" / 25cm, weighing over 1.75kg, aerosols, flammable products, marzipan and some other items cannot be shipped outside the UK
•    retail customers can return unopened, unused, non-edible products for refund
•    please refer to our Delivery & Returns page for full details

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