Top Tier Round Cake...

Baking By Cakes_By_Bright Updated 22 Jul 2009 , 1:04pm by cylstrial

Cakes_By_Bright Posted 3 Jun 2009 , 11:08pm
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I apologize if it's been covered before but I've been searching and can''t find what i'm looking for and it's time to go home.

If I were to set up my cuppies with a cake on the uppermost tier...preferably a round cake what is a good height? I mean, I don''t want a "flat"-flat cake. I would like one that's a little higher than "usual". I know I would have to layer but what is a good height? I'm thinking possibly 6", but I''m not sure.

Also would a 3 layers of a 2" cake be better or 2 layers of a 3" cake? (I'm going by sizes off the wilton cake chart).

For example, these two heights look pretty nice.
http://cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=1359581

http://cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=1383034

5 replies
indydebi Posted 4 Jun 2009 , 12:57am
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The one on top of the stacked cakes looks like a standard 4" height to me. Hard to say with the single cake since there is nothing to compere the height ...

Cakes_By_Bright Posted 4 Jun 2009 , 7:20pm
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So 4" is good, then? I had no clue so thnx! icon_smile.gif

Edee Posted 9 Jun 2009 , 1:03am
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I just did this one and it was 2 layers of 2" deep with icing in the middle it was just a little over 4" tall and it worked perfectly. Hope this helps.
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Cakes_By_Bright Posted 22 Jul 2009 , 2:43am
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Awesome thnx!!! (sorry answering so late- had no internet! icon_sad.gif )

btw, loved the pic!!!!

cylstrial Posted 22 Jul 2009 , 1:04pm
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Edee - You cake/cupcake design is amazing!! I love it!

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