Cake drum boards - 12"
Drum boards are a thick 12mm cake board made from high compressed foam or cardboard.
They’re strong and are available in 3 sizes 10inch, 12inch and 14inch like cake boards they can be reused provided you care for them correctly.
So which one should you use?
The main difference between the 2 is their thickness. Cake drums at around 12mm / ½ inch are perfect for adding a ribbon around for some extra decoration.
Cake drums were traditionally used for wedding cakes but are becoming increasingly popular for all cakes due to the option of adding a ribbon.
Cake boards aren’t obsolete though, they’re often cheaper and they’re used for tiers in stacked cakes as the thin but hard board is easy to cover but offers ample support for the cake.