Does anyone know how to ship a 6 inch cake? It would be a buttercream and fondant cake. How would I attach it to the base to keep it stable etc? ANy pointers would be great.
I honestly wouldn't suggest shipping cakes in the summer.
I have only heard bad things about shipping cakes as well. One lady on here even insured the cake and UPS or Fed Ex (whoever it was) wouldn't even give her the money back (cause the cake looked like someone had jumped up and down on it 30 times). Anyway, they said that food isn't covered or something like that.
I live in New Zealand so it is winter at the moment. I know of companies online that ship minicakes. I was wondering if anyone knows how they do this? I was thinking a 6 inch might be the largest one could go?
Well, if you're going to do it, you would definitely have to freeze the entire cake. And buy dry ice to pack around it. (I'm assuming that even though it's winter there, that's it's not cold, cold. But I could be totally wrong. You'll have to put it in a bakery box, then put it in another box with styrofoam peanuts all around it. And then you will have to put it in another box. I worked at a coffee shop and they did get frozen cakes from someplace. That's how they did it. But I'm sure it costs a lot to do all of this.