Square/round Cakes?

Decorating By King-Girlz Updated 18 Jan 2010 , 11:48pm by cakeandpartygirl

King-Girlz Posted 18 Jan 2010 , 10:01pm
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I have a friend that would like me to make her a 3 tiered cake. Either round bottom, square middle and round top or square bottom, round middle and square top?
Question one: Is this possible? How difficult for a beginner?
Question two: How hard is it to fondant a square cake?
Question three: Which sizes should I use. I do not own any square pans but I do have a 10 inch round and a 6 inch round.
Thanks!

4 replies
cakeandpartygirl Posted 18 Jan 2010 , 10:25pm
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#1 It is very possible do a search on the galleries for mixed shaped cakes




HTH

_Jamie_ Posted 18 Jan 2010 , 10:35pm
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Round on Square on Round:

6-8-12
or
6-10-14
or
8-10-14

Square on Round on Square:

6-10-12
or
8-12-14

_Jamie_ Posted 18 Jan 2010 , 10:37pm
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And no servings does not dictate the pan sizes when working with mixed shapes. To look right, going by servings alone does not work. It's about math and how the tiers fit within the dimensions.

cakeandpartygirl Posted 18 Jan 2010 , 11:48pm
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Originally Posted by _Jamie_

And no servings does not dictate the pan sizes when working with mixed shapes. To look right, going by servings alone does not work. It's about math and how the tiers fit within the dimensions.




duhhhhh I totally forgot about that!!!! icon_biggrin.gif

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