Can I have a display cake made to cut, and then serve different cake?

Is this a common thing?

Question Asked: 11/04/2017

Wedding Date: 3/02/2018

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Sweetcheeks Cookies and Cakes

(27) · Melbourne & Surrounding Areas

Posted: 17/05/2017

You sure can! There are no rules these days - and your chosen cake artist should be able to accomodate whatever you choose to do (and give advice if there's a better option for you which will be better value, or save you money etc - well that's what we do anyway!)
Enjoy the wedding planning!
Danielle @ Sweetcheeks Cookies and Cakes

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Valley Designer Cakes

(63) · Melbourne & Victoria

Posted: 19/04/2017

You most certainly can. We can supply fasle cakes with a cutting wedge and separate cutting cakes to serve to your guests. No-one needs to know that the main display cake is false!

Bev's Catering

(13) · Sydney, Central Coast, Hunter Valley, Blue Mountains, Wollongong, Southern Highlands and South Coast

Posted: 17/04/2017

Yes of course. It is quite popular to have fake tiers (and just the top tier to cut) then kitchen cakes are brought out on platters. This saves cutting time, money & extra tiers give your cake the ultimate wow factor!

Cakes By Rosa

(7) · Coldstream

Posted: 15/04/2017

Yes you may , depending on how big the cake is going to be,i will always ask if maybe you might have 1 tier fake and the remainder in real for cutting and its Usually top tier or bottom tier but we can discuss that as we go , it is entirely up to you .

Divine Cake Designs

(12) · Melbourne

Posted: 14/04/2017

Congratulations on your upcoming special day.

We do offer a display cake and then slab of cake which serviced to your quests, would love to meet with you so you can sample cake flavours and design a cake that will suit your day perfectly. We have a showroom boutique which is located in Airport west and we could make arrangements to suit your availability.

Please feel free to contact us at any time.

Warm Regards


Cake Studio Adelaide

(15) · Adelaide and surrounding areas

Posted: 13/04/2017

You can absolutely!

We can make anything possible for any special occasion.

There are so many options available to do. Like previous comments you can use dummy cakes for cutting and slabs for the kitchen. Or a cutting cake to keep for later with he slabs. Dont forget your actual cake doesnt have to be 1 flavour either.

Hope you get some answers you were looking for.

J Poppet

(19) · Gold Coast/Tweed Heads

Posted: 13/04/2017

You can have anything you's your wedding ! x

Cake Mania

(8) · NSW

Posted: 13/04/2017

Yes you can have a display cake with different cut ups.


Sweet House Cakes & Pastries

(12) · Melbourne and surrounds

Posted: 13/04/2017

Indeed you can. You can have your wedding display cake that you cut and then you can have a completely different, undecorated cake to serve to your guests. This is particularly good if you prefer perishable fillings. They can be stored in the venue coolroom til serving and your cake can be served as dessert. (although this may not be possible in the summer months, depends on distance of venue from my premises and time of delivery). If you would like to discuss your options, please feel free to contact me on your storefront.

Passion for Cakes

(74) · Cairns, Palm Cove, Port Douglas and Surrounding Areas

Posted: 13/04/2017

Not sure what you mean "display cake made to cut" . If it's made to cut then it's cake and not polystyrene.

Do you mean having a cake cut up already then decorated ?

If you mean a "dummy" cake on display it can still work out expensive even though it's fake because of all the work involved with the icing and the sugar decoration etc.

Kitchen cakes (not put on display) are reasonably common with larger weddings.

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