Can You Tell What Size These Pans Are?

Decorating By dabear Updated 6 Jan 2009 , 2:53pm by cheesecakes-galore

dabear Posted 5 Jan 2009 , 10:26pm
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I am looking at the white with burgandy flowers.
Bottom cake is round, then hex, then square, then round
I am not good at judging cake sizes by pictures.

I also want some advice on stacking different shapes. Do you thik starting with a round, then square, then rounds would look ok?
I'm looking at doing a 4 tier cake. The largest cake tier can only be 14".
My friend likes the look of squares & rounds. I really like the hex!
Thank-you! icon_biggrin.gif

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zzzorba Posted 5 Jan 2009 , 11:50pm
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zzzorba Posted 6 Jan 2009 , 1:09am
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4-6-8-10 x 4" tall.

There really are no rules when mixing shapes other than put the pans together for a test run to make sure it all fits before you commit to a size/start baking. Most shapes are totally interchangeable - but those squares can throw a wrench into your usual sizing machine!

dabear Posted 6 Jan 2009 , 2:57am
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I've never mixed shapes. I was playing with my pans and had a 14 round and tried a 10square-it hangs off but a fraction. So down to a 9 inch square which reduces everything else! Ughh!!!!!!
Thanks for your help.! icon_biggrin.gif

kakeladi Posted 6 Jan 2009 , 3:19am
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The base round is 16
Not sure about the hex but almost needs to be a 10
Then the sq is either an 8 or 6
and the top is 5 or 6
Notice there is almost no space on the sides of the sq where the round sits on it so they are the same size or just 1" different. The top round looks extra tall because it is small - I'm sure it's only 4" tall.

KoryAK Posted 6 Jan 2009 , 3:56am
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duh, I didn't scroll down - just quoted the first pic icon_smile.gif

I could say that hexagon is a 12" making the bottom a 14" with an 8" square and a 6 or 7" round.

KoryAK Posted 6 Jan 2009 , 3:56am
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duh, I didn't scroll down - just quoted the first pic icon_smile.gif

I could say that hexagon is a 12" making the bottom a 14" with an 8" square and a 6 or 7" round.

KoryAK Posted 6 Jan 2009 , 4:33am
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duh, I didn't scroll down - just quoted the first pic icon_smile.gif

I could say that hexagon is a 12" making the bottom a 14" with an 8" square and a 6 or 7" round.

dabear Posted 6 Jan 2009 , 2:16pm
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Thank-you!

Frankyola Posted 6 Jan 2009 , 2:38pm
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I think 14,12,8,6 icon_wink.gif

tcakes65 Posted 6 Jan 2009 , 2:39pm
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Looks like a 6" round, 8" square, 12" hex, and 14" round. I like the hex, also. It really adds some interest.

cheesecakes-galore Posted 6 Jan 2009 , 2:53pm
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dabear wrote: I also want some advice on stacking different shapes. Do you thik starting with a round, then square, then rounds would look ok?

Yes, I actually love the look of round and square tiers together. I just had a bride email me a picture of one that is round, square, round, and finally square, very pretty.

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