2 Or 3" Cake Pans??

Decorating By Jenmarlene Updated 7 Apr 2010 , 8:11pm by catlharper

Jenmarlene Posted 7 Apr 2010 , 5:46pm
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I have my first square 3 tier wedding cake next week with no filling...I'm not sure what size to use a 2 inch or 3 inch height...I was going to buy the wilton 3 pcs square cake pan but it wasn't but wasn't sure if i should buy the 3 psc at 2 inch or the singles at 3 inch...

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bashini Posted 7 Apr 2010 , 5:48pm
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hi, I would go for 3". Like tall cakes and all my cake tins are 3" high. icon_biggrin.gif

Joybeth Posted 7 Apr 2010 , 6:01pm
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I have all 2 inch cake pans, I just use 2 layers. The 3 inch looks really good but I'm still satisfied with mine! icon_smile.gif

Jenmarlene Posted 7 Apr 2010 , 6:03pm
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thats what I thought, thanks.

leily Posted 7 Apr 2010 , 8:05pm
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definitely depends on how tall you want each tier of cake.

I like the 4-4.5" tall tiers so I have 2" pans and then stack two layers for every tier.

But there are others who only do 3" pans and don't stack the cakes. It's all personal preference.

catlharper Posted 7 Apr 2010 , 8:11pm
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I have 3 inch pans. Once I level the cake there is about 2 to 2-1/4 inches of cake left over...fill that 1/4 inch and then add the other on top and the cake tier is just about 4 inches tall once it settles. Perfect!

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