Cake Topper Height

Decorating By Niki11784 Updated 17 May 2011 , 1:31pm by Niki11784

Niki11784 Posted 17 May 2011 , 3:11am
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Hi, I am making the number 70 out of chocolate, to go on top of a 2 tier cake- each tier is 4inches tall, and they are 8'' inch and 10'' inch tiers in diameter. How tall should the number 70 be?

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Coral3 Posted 17 May 2011 , 3:45am
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Whatever you think looks right. To get a good idea of how it will look, arrange the cake tins you'll be using to resemble the cake and cut a rough '70' the size you think you'll want out of cardstock, holding it in position to see how it looks.

Niki11784 Posted 17 May 2011 , 1:28pm
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Are there any general rules? Should it be the same height or lower then the bottom tiers?

Dayti Posted 17 May 2011 , 1:30pm
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Personally, I think they should be shorter than the tiers. My cakes are 4" high too, but my numbers when I've done them have been around 2.5". This for one or two tiers. For a tall cake such as 4 or more tiers, the small numbers might look a little "lost", so I would probably make them bigger.

Niki11784 Posted 17 May 2011 , 1:31pm
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ok, thanks!

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