Decorating By ninatat Updated 4 Mar 2010 , 12:17am by kakeladi

ninatat Posted 3 Mar 2010 , 11:11pm
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hi, when you make a regular 9 in. cake how many layers do use, 2 seems pretty low to me. and just wondering, if you make say a 16 in cake, say for the bottom of a wedding cake how many layers of cake , and do you use a 3 inch cake. thank you

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prue23 Posted 3 Mar 2010 , 11:15pm
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I use two 2 inch layers of cake...once it has the buttercream on it its not that low...for me its about 4 to 41/2 inches tall

Caths_Cakes Posted 3 Mar 2010 , 11:21pm
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i agree with prue, almost all my cakes are 3 inches, then once the filling and frosting/fondants added, it addeds about an inch of height

kakeladi Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 12:17am
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Here's another one for usinhg two 2" layers per tier no matter what size the round is - well except for 6"ers - those look best to me being only 3" tall.

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