Cake Size And Tier Height

Decorating By tootie0809 Updated 17 Nov 2009 , 6:29pm by __Jamie__

tootie0809 Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 5:08pm
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I have a bride wanting this cake. I think it's a 6/8/10/12, but I'm not sure. Does it look like that size or does it look more like a 6/9/12/15?

Also, is it just me or do those tiers look taller than 4 inches?

Trying to give her a quote but not sure if I'm guessing the tier height and diameters correctly. Whattaya think?
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9 replies
jardot22 Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 5:14pm
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It definitely looks like 6/8/10/12 to me, and I think it does look like 4 inch tiers.

costumeczar Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 5:25pm
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I agree with Jardot, it's 6-8-10-12. THe tiers do look 4" tall, maybe a little taller but not much. If the ribbon is a 1" ribbon you can tell that 4 of them would be about the height of the tiers.

tootie0809 Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 5:26pm
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Great! Thanks for the help!!! icon_smile.gif

MikeRowesHunny Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 5:36pm
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Yes, I'd guess the baker started with two full 2in cake layers, torted them (4 layers cake & 3 filling), so once it's all iced it's closer to 5in.

cakesdivine Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 5:49pm
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Looks like 6" tall tiers to me. Maybe 5". My nephew's wedding cake was this "tower" effect too (It is in my gallery photos here on CC). so yes 6/8/10/12 rounds.

__Jamie__ Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 6:17pm
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Agree cakes. Look at the orchids. Compare the size of the orchids to the ribbon. I would say that ribbon is larger than 1 inch. Those orchids would have to be teeeeeeny for that ribbon to be 1 inch

__Jamie__ Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 6:19pm
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And the votives.

tootie0809 Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 6:28pm
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So about 5 inches per tier?

__Jamie__ Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 6:29pm
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Probably.

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