Boxes And Two Tier Cakes Help!!!

Decorating By leannsloan Updated 20 Jul 2008 , 11:43pm by 1234me

leannsloan Posted 20 Jul 2008 , 3:54pm
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Hi I have been making two tier cakes lately. Everyone wants two tiers for birthdays, I love making them. How do you transport them is the question I keep getting asked. Don't you have a box for this is another question I get asked. So my question is do they make a box for tiered cakes? And if so where do you get them? HELP!!!

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LisaMS Posted 20 Jul 2008 , 4:06pm
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Yes! Rebecca Sutterby introduced me to these boxes by BRP Box shop.

They have boxes that are 12" x 12" by 10" high which works really well for me for say, a 9" and 5" tiered cake or even a 10" and 6". They may have even bigger sizes but I haven't looked yet.

Love these boxes. Shipping is free which you should consider in price comparing with other box sellers.

(They also sell great foiled covered cake boards in a 19 x 14 size that I use. I love not having to wrap my boards.)

murf Posted 20 Jul 2008 , 4:16pm
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The boxes we use in the UK are about 5" high but when doing a 2 tier cake, I extend them by using thick card bent in 2 and then stapled on the corners so it adds height to the sides - useful if you have cakes with wires sticking up too!! Hope that helps

LisaMS Posted 20 Jul 2008 , 4:56pm
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Here is the exact link for the 12" x 12" x 10" boxes

DianeLM Posted 20 Jul 2008 , 5:28pm
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I just use a regular lidded cake box. I posted process pics a while back, but I think they vaporized in the last crash. If you want more info, please let me know.

leannsloan Posted 20 Jul 2008 , 5:59pm
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LisaMS thank you for the links I LOVE THEM I have looked so long for tall boxes and all my boxes that I use have the windows so this will work great.

DianeLM thank you for the photo that helps to see what works.

Thank you all for your ideas and suggestion you have been a BIG!!!! help Le'Ann

mellormom Posted 20 Jul 2008 , 6:19pm
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I do the same as Diane but I use stickers (that match the theme) to attach the wrap.

bobbie2003 Posted 20 Jul 2008 , 6:27pm
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I buy shipping boxes that you can get at Walmart or Sams to box my tiered cakes. You can find 12", 14", 16" and 18" boxes. They are tall and the cakes fit wonderfully in them.

leannsloan Posted 20 Jul 2008 , 7:35pm
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bobbie2003 how tall are they and do you have a photo of one thanks Le'Ann

tamivo Posted 20 Jul 2008 , 8:49pm
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These boxes are fantastic:

They are heavier than normal cake boxes... I sit the cake on the lid and put the bottom over it... You can even dome up the bottom for taller cakes... I put three tier cakes in these all the time!

indydebi Posted 20 Jul 2008 , 8:57pm
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tamivo, those boxes are pretty cool! Good idea about flipping them, too.

tamivo Posted 20 Jul 2008 , 10:20pm
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Indydebi, They are great... a little pricey but I just cant seem to get away from them... they are so much sturdier than most boxes and make a very nice presentation. And.. you can just leave the bottom completely open for 4 and 5 tier cakes (if they are skinny enough).

I stock the 12x12x12 and 14x14x6 ( I usually always have to dome these) I wrote the mfg trying to get a 14x14x14 or even larger sizes but they never did respond to me icon_mad.gif

leannsloan Posted 20 Jul 2008 , 10:37pm
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tamivo thanks for the info I do like flipping the box over You all have wonderful ideas and suggestion thanks so very much for helping me Le'Ann

1234me Posted 20 Jul 2008 , 11:43pm
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I use the ones from WalMart too. They are in the office supply section and are made by Duck. They are more like moving boxes. I buy the 12x12x12 ones. They work great!

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