I'm not sure what's up with my 6" rounds. I'm using the Wilton 6"x2" pans. Here they are leveled and layered.
See? The sides are awful looking ... and part of it stuck to the pan They're so small, it's hard to get a for me to get a clean level.
BAM! Nice, clean edge cake to start icing.
I hadn't finished the top with the pic was taken, but here:
I just thought that was the coolest thing ever. Anyone have any bad experiences with cake spackle? If you don't know what that is, I think google-books allows you to preview that section in her book. So far, my first spackled cake is holding up well.