How to Make a 3 Tiered Cake
Building a 3 tiered cake is the epitome of Building on Recipes theory so be sure to have all your base recipes prepares in advance
The combinations are endless so I will list exactly what I used in the video below
Cake serving sizes can be estimated with this chart
I made a 10" + 8" + 6" cake to serve approximately 60 people
Serves: 60 servings
  1. Follow along in the video tutorial below
Tiered cakes are built to withstand hours on display at the event. Of course your recipes for fillings and icings will determine this more than anything, but for the most part if you build the cake properly as shown in the video tutorial you will not have any trouble with the durability of the cake structure itself.

It is optional to use the simple syrup on the yellow cake layers. It is really a nice touch to add some flavor infused syrup as a light brushing to the layers in sponge cake recipes
Recipe by Gretchen's Bakery at