I plan to start with 6, 8 and 10 inch round cakes. from there I am going to carve the tops (they will be 4" tall to start with and I will flip the top). I think I will also hollow out the top for the next tier to sit in.
my real question comes from the sides. I plan to carve these to taper in, but I am unsure of how far.
if the top tier has a top diameter of 6" is a base diameter of 5" enough of a slope for the tapering? that will also give me difference of 3" between the base of the top tier and top of the middle tier. I believe from reading through all the posts that a 3" difference is recommended?
I thought maybe 6" down to 4" but then I was worried it might be too unstable (I plan to give him the top tier as his smash cake).
hope you guys can help me clear up my confusion