Delivering Tiered Cakes: Box Or No Box?

Business By diane706 Updated 15 Jun 2009 , 3:40pm by diane706

diane706 Posted 14 Jun 2009 , 5:16am
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I'm curious... which do you do? (especially three or more tiers).

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CakeForte Posted 14 Jun 2009 , 5:23am
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i almost never use a box to deliver.

-K8memphis Posted 14 Jun 2009 , 5:26am
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Box box box box box box box box


I was gonna toss a cake in the back of the car & trot it just a few miles--it rained so that the steam poured off the hot roofs--I had to stop everything and make a box!!! To protect it from the humidity.

And it was a good thing 'cause I had never been to that venue and it was difficult to navigate--would have been really a big problem to get it in down the stairs to the door then up the huge winding winding winding staircase.

Boxes are my friend.

en-passant Posted 14 Jun 2009 , 7:37am
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No cake ever leaves my place without a box. Ever.

Cars are gross.... I don't care how clean you think your car is.... it's not. There will always be dirt and fibers and crap flying around in a car, no matter how 'clean'.

It is so unhygienic (not to mention downright gross) to deliver a cake without a box. What the customer decides to do with the cake once it is delivered is their responsibility and I make them aware of the risks(outdoor weddings, etc), but that cake is pristine at the time of delivery.

patticakesnc Posted 14 Jun 2009 , 8:01am
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I build a tall box out of two normal boxes. There are places online you can buy tiered cake boxes too.

But yes I do use boxes.

1234me Posted 14 Jun 2009 , 11:53am
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always use a box!

jillmakescakes Posted 14 Jun 2009 , 12:59pm
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I use these boxes from Decopoac: . They are specifically designed for tiered cakes. I LOVE them. I re-use them all the time for wedding cakes. I think I've had the same big one for 8 months now.

For cakes that the customer is taking, I make my own tall boxes out of two or three boxes and lots of tape!

leah_s Posted 14 Jun 2009 , 3:20pm
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Nope. Never use a box when I'm moving it myself. Customer pickups, then yeah, I'll put it in a box.

kandu001 Posted 14 Jun 2009 , 3:59pm
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Global Sugar Art sells tiered boxes too. I've never used a box for a tiered cake, so I don't know how they work.

diane706 Posted 15 Jun 2009 , 3:40pm
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Thanks for the links guys. Happy baking! icon_smile.gif

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