How High Do You Most Of You Do Your Half-Sheet Cakes?

Decorating By runjodierun Updated 27 Apr 2009 , 1:34pm by Monkess

runjodierun Posted 26 Apr 2009 , 4:45am
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I'm a newbie and wondering how high most of you do a 11 X 15 cake? 2 in. just doesn't seem that high..but like I said I'm new!

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milissasmom Posted 26 Apr 2009 , 4:56am
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I do mine the standard hight of the pan...whatever that is. If I torte and fill it's a little higher but not much. I think this is pretty standard.

lchris Posted 26 Apr 2009 , 6:47pm
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I'm no expert, but I did two 2 in. with filling inbetween. Made a nice big cake!
I PM'd foxxymomma521 to ask her the size of the cake in her avatar. I was wondering the same thing.


smbegg Posted 26 Apr 2009 , 6:55pm
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For me, an 11x15 is what I call a 1/3 sheet and I just do the 2 inch pan height, but I make sure to fill the pan so it is the full 2 inches, plus the frosting. I do not tort them either. I think that is pretty much standard.

For 1/2 sheet, same thing. I only offer 1/4 as 2 layers.


indydebi Posted 26 Apr 2009 , 7:38pm
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yeah, an 11x15 is not a half sheet.

Regardless, sometimes it depends on your part of the country, but sheet cakes are regularly 2" tall.

Monkess Posted 27 Apr 2009 , 1:34pm
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I have done as a standard most of the 11x15's as 2" high. Nonetheless depending on the customers needs I have also successfully stacked another layer of 5x7 on top. Looks great.

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