Tempted To Make My First Wedding Cake

Decorating By Echooo3 Updated 29 Jun 2009 , 5:49pm by notjustcakes

Echooo3 Posted 29 Jun 2009 , 12:12am
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I just want to make a wedding cake but just to see if I can do it (not for anyone). But I have a couple of questions.

The deep cake pans (I believe it is 4 inches deep) how can a cake possibly bake properly all the way thru in those pans?

Or, I could use my 2 inch pans and make each tier two layers. Surely there isn't a "norm" but what do you all do?

An I guess I would do 12", 8" and 4" tiers. Does that sound about right?

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SugarLover2 Posted 29 Jun 2009 , 1:00am
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me too. i just like to practice now and then. i have dummies though for this little adventure. i'd use the 2" pans and stack them with filling in the center though if you want to use real cake. now, if i can find 10 minutes to myself, maybe i can start on this as well! lol good luck!

cylstrial Posted 29 Jun 2009 , 3:19pm
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I think 2" pans are the norm. And some people use 3".

notjustcakes Posted 29 Jun 2009 , 5:49pm
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Also, if they are larger cakes (10 inches or bigger), use a baking core...Otherwise they cook unevenly or burn on outside but inside not all the way done.

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