Greeneyes1979 Posted 22 Jan 2014 , 7:29pm
post #1 of

AI am making a giant cupcake to go on the top of a cupcake tower, but I cant quite work out how big a stand for my friend to buy? We need a tower about the size of the one in this photo I think but we dont know how big the top part needs to be and if perspex ones are strong enough? [IMG]http://cakecentral.com/content/type/61/id/3172111/width/200/height/400[/IMG]

7 replies
ellavanilla Posted 22 Jan 2014 , 9:26pm
post #2 of

if it's a wilton cupcake cake, which it looks like, then the base is approx 8 inches. 

Greeneyes1979 Posted 22 Jan 2014 , 9:42pm
post #3 of

AThanks for the reply yes sorry i know what size of board i need for the top but how do i know what size of stand i need to get that 8" board at the top? Is the top tier 8"?

ellavanilla Posted 22 Jan 2014 , 11:50pm
post #4 of

only the vendor can tell you that. you need to look at the specifications or call the vendor. every stand is different and some can be assembled in a variety of ways, as well. 

Greeneyes1979 Posted 23 Jan 2014 , 7:52am
post #5 of

AThe vendor said to me to tell them what to get! I'll ask my local cake raft shop I think :)

Dayti Posted 23 Jan 2014 , 1:31pm
post #6 of

Don't get perspex, get acrylic, perspex is too bendy when you get to the bigger sizes and need to load the cupcakes on.

This stand would probably work for you: http://www.classikool.com/cake-stands-toppers-1/6-tier-acrylic-cup-cake-stand.html The top plate is 7", and I think the large cupcakes have a 5" or 6" base, not an 8". I've only ever made one and I borrowed the tin so I can't be sure, but I don't recall it being as large as 8".

Greeneyes1979 Posted 24 Jan 2014 , 8:06am
post #7 of

AThank you!

helen4u Posted 25 Jan 2014 , 10:35am
post #8 of


Hello, I visited your profile at (cakecentral.com) and I find out that you're the type my heart love, I believe we suit for real love, let walk that precious thing out for heart desire, I hope and believe we match for good. When contacting reply to my mail address (helen_kalushi@hotmail.com) I am waiting for the love. I am, Miss helen

Quote by @%username% on %date%

%body%