Boxes For Larger Cakes, What Do You Use??

Decorating By forheavenscake Updated 6 Jul 2011 , 2:02am by CWR41

forheavenscake Posted 5 Jul 2011 , 8:52pm
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I have a client picking up a 2 tier cake (12 in & 10 in). Normally if I deliver larger cakes I just put them in my car and deliver them without a box. . but she's picking it up? do they make boxes big enough for those cakes? what do you do?

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leah_s Posted 5 Jul 2011 , 9:27pm
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Sure. Visit your local office supply store, buy a packing box, tape the top and bottom and cut down a side to make a "drawbridge."

forheavenscake Posted 5 Jul 2011 , 10:27pm
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Thank you! Duh! LOL =)

jason_kraft Posted 5 Jul 2011 , 10:52pm
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Wal*mart has cheap 12", 14", and 16" cubed boxes in the moving section.

Make sure the customer signs a wavier disclaiming you of all responsibility and indicating that you recommend against picking up tiered cakes. Also take a picture of the cake beforehand.

forheavenscake Posted 5 Jul 2011 , 11:24pm
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Thanks Jason. . .in my contract there is a "pick up" clause releasing any responsibility on my part once it leaves my possession.

and I will definitely take a picture!!

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