Cake & Tiers

Decorating By DeezTreatz Updated 17 Jul 2010 , 8:29pm by Aeropanda

DeezTreatz Posted 17 Jul 2010 , 11:29am
post #1 of 4

Hi,

I am going to practise my fondant this weekend
and I wanted to do a two tier round
cake... I have lots of pans, but I am unsure about the
small top layer... Is it carved from an 8" or is there a tall round
pan I can buy?

Thank you!

3 replies
Marianna46 Posted 17 Jul 2010 , 11:42am
post #2 of 4

How tall do you need? They make the regular 2"-tall pans in any diameter from 4" to 7". Put two of those together and you have the standard 4"-high tier. I just bought a couple of 4" pans the other day and the top tier of the cake I made with them was SO cute!

DeezTreatz Posted 17 Jul 2010 , 8:13pm
post #3 of 4

I went out to the cake store today and found a 6" round x 3" deep... It was exactly what I was looking for! But I am unsure of how much cake mix to fill it with?
How would I determine that? Thank you!

Aeropanda Posted 17 Jul 2010 , 8:29pm
post #4 of 4

I have used the cake data chart from the Wilton site to determine the amount of batter I use in each pan. I have the page bookmarked so that I can always reference it. HTH

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