What Sizes Are These Tiers, Do You Think?

Decorating By Tylianna Updated 23 Aug 2015 , 9:53pm by -K8memphis

Tylianna Posted 23 Aug 2015 , 9:23pm
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I am making a fruitcake for a wedding and these tiers look to be the best proportion for a fruitcake that will not be as tall as a sponge.  I thought they would be 6, 8, 10, 12.  I looked at them more and think it may be 6, 9, 12, 15!

I need to buy 3" tall pans for this cake, so I would like to know beforehand which sizes I need. 

Thanks in advance!55da39c1b5142.jpeg

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-K8memphis Posted 23 Aug 2015 , 9:45pm
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you wouldn't go wrong to have a 3" or a 4" difference in tier sizes ex 4x7x10x13 or 4x8x12x16 -- the picture shows a dramatic difference/graduation in tier size 

-K8memphis Posted 23 Aug 2015 , 9:53pm
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and since the edges are so rounded you have to pencil in where top edge was before being fondanted/trimmed -- it's more than  a 2" difference 4x6x8x10 <<<not

and the top tier seems an extra inch smaller

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