Cake Using Different Size Pans

Decorating By LisaBa Updated 13 Jul 2011 , 5:29pm by TexasSugar

LisaBa Posted 12 Jul 2011 , 11:16pm
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I have seen many cakes that have the illusion of topsy turvy but it looks like different size pans were used but not cut with the severe angle. Below is the look I am trying to achieve........

http://cakecentral.com/gallery/1997920

Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated!!! icon_confused.gif

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LisaBa Posted 13 Jul 2011 , 1:47pm
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So I am assuming to use 3 layers and carve them down a little to achieve this tapered look? HELP PLEASE!

kimebarnes Posted 13 Jul 2011 , 2:01pm
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LKing12 Posted 13 Jul 2011 , 2:10pm
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Sorry, I can't help you. Did you contact the member that posted the original picture? Most members are willing to share if asked. Hope you find out.

TexasSugar Posted 13 Jul 2011 , 2:13pm
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The idea behind using different sized pans is you have less to cut off on the smaller parts. If you use layers that are 1in difference, then you are just trimming a little off of each to make the tapered look.

How much you cut off will determine how much of an tapered angle you have.

LisaBa Posted 13 Jul 2011 , 4:17pm
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so for the bottom 8,9,10 (8 will be on the bottom)? and the top tier 6,7,8?

TexasSugar Posted 13 Jul 2011 , 5:29pm
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If you want a two inch taper from top to bottom then yes you would do those sizes.

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