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Friends who often buy cakes will know that cakes are big and small, there are various types and flavors, and there are many different sizes of cakes, so that we can use them on different occasions.

Usually, cake boards also come in different sizes, colors and shapes. In this article we will introduce the most commonly used sizes of cake boards, the most commonly used colors of cake boards and the most commonly used shapes of cake boards

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Part 1: The most common sizes of cake boards

Our popular sizes, the most popular sizes are 8 inches, 10 inches and 12 inches, and many customers will order 14 inches and 16 inches.

"Cake Boards" come in a variety of sizes and shapes. Lightweight thin cake cards are great for light decorating that doesn't require heavy drums. They're also easier to camouflage in design and more affordable. Thicker cards, especially silver drums, are great for heavier cake designs and are the base for most projects.

We also produce cake boards in a variety of thicknesses, ranging from 1mm card to 12mm drum. And in some ranges from 4 inches in diameter to a massive 20 inches.

Let me introduce to you the occasions where cakes of different sizes are generally practical and applicable:

General 6-inch cake board: about 2-4 people eat, suitable for birthday parties, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day and other festivals.

8-inch cake board: 4-6 people eat, suitable for friends birthday parties, various holiday celebrations.

10-inch cake board: 6-10 people eat, suitable for birthday parties, various holiday celebrations.

12-inch cake board: 10-12 people eat, suitable for birthday parties, various holiday celebrations.

14-inch cake board: 12-14 people eat, suitable for company, class reunion.

16-inch cake board: 14-16 people eat, suitable for all kinds of medium-sized celebrations.

Part 2: The most commonly used colors for cake boards

Whether it's choosing a color you like to match your board or contrasting your cake, I'm sure our cake boards will provide a perfect showcase for your cake. Our ever-growing collection of cake boards, cake drums, cake cards and cake base boards can even be customized to meet all your needs.

In addition to that, we have a variety of colors on some of the most popular drums, like if you need a red plate for a Christmas cake or a pink plate for a little girl's birthday, we can help.

All cake boards we offer are of high quality and can be covered effectively with prepared icing and ribbon accordingly to make special designs. Lightweight thin cake cards are great for light decorating that doesn't require heavy drums.

They're also easier to camouflage in design and more affordable. Thicker cards, especially cake drums, are great for heavier cake designs and are the base for most projects. And then why not take a moment to browse all the services we have to offer and if you can't find what you're looking for, give us a call and we'll try to help you.

You will find some basic points related to the different thicknesses of cards and drums on the product page. Each type has its merits in different aspects of cake decorating, and we strive to offer a variety of sizes for each style.

For what size cake board you need, if you are not sure, you can send an email to communicate with our professional team. We will advise you professionally, of course, it all depends on the style, shape, size and weight of the cake. Sometimes a cake board can be part of the cake's feature or design, while other times it's purely functional and used as a base for the cake. Cake boards are also great for support and can help get a professional look, especially if this is your business.

Part 3: The Most Common Shapes of Cake Boards

Our R&D team's ever-increasing range of bakery packaging now has several different shapes (round, square, oval, heart and hexagon) and the size of the cake board can never be exactly the same size as the cake.

There should be at least 5 to 10 cm (2 to 4 inches) of clearance around it. You may want to consider adding lettering or decorations to your cake board to create your own custom cake board. If so, it's best to choose cake boards that are slightly larger than originally suggested to allow room for them.

Sponge cakes are usually relatively light, so we recommend using a thinner round cake board or square cake board, depending on the shape of your cake, so that a more suitable cake board can perfectly display your baking art work, so as not to affect the cake itself. It's best to choose a cake base board that's about 2 inches larger than the sponge, or maybe larger if it's a novelty or an irregularly shaped cake.

Fruitcakes can be heavy, weighing several kilograms. In this case, MDF cake boards are preferred as they provide greater stability for such a heavy cake. Again, you need to choose a cake board that is 2 to 3 inches larger than the cake itself, of course you can choose any shape you like, the most common are circle, heart and square. You don't have to worry about the quality of the cake board, the cake board we produce is waterproof and oil-proof.

For example, traditional wedding cakes are often covered in marzipan followed by rolled fondant or royal icing, so larger cake boards will allow extra room for this double-layered covering. The decorations on wedding cakes are often very delicate, and in this case, using a larger cake board will ensure that any complex additions on the sides or bottom edges don't slip off or get accidentally knocked over.

If you are making a layered cake, showing multiple different cakes as one, the size will depend on the look you want. Often a layered cake will appear directly on the edge of the plate to disguise it, in which case buy a plate the same size as the baked dessert you are making.

They are usually slightly larger so that you can easily move it around when you need to transport it. If you want your cake board to be visible or for decoration, be consistent with the dimensional differences in each layer. For example, for a 3-layer cake with 6, 8, and 10 inch cakes, we recommend using 8, 10, and 12 inch boards so that each board is 2 inches larger than each cake.

Choose Sunshine Packaging Wholesale Buy Cake Board

Sunshine Packaging provides global partners with a variety of cake boards for you to choose from. From general purpose black and white gold and silver cake boards to decorative feature custom printed cake boards, we have every cake board you need, plain or custom. Whether you want a custom pattern or a solid color, our sturdy cake boards will protect your baked goods.

As a cake board maker, our cake boards come in not only a variety of sizes, shapes and styles, but also a variety of color options, from plain white or custom printed, or fun patterns for birthday parties, weddings, or other celebrations.

All of these cake boards are also extremely durable, so you can rest assured that your baked goods can be shipped safely and securely.

And, we wholesale cake boards for you at the best discounted low prices, our selection is perfect for anyone running a bakery, cake shop, restaurant or other bakery business.

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Post time: Nov-24-2023