Easy Double Barrel Cake

Skill level: Newb

The double barrel or extended tier is two cakes that are the same size, stacked on top of each other and covered as one. This is a stunning look for cakes and very elegant! I show you a fool proof way of making a double barrel.

8:54 Minutes of Instruction

What You Will Learn

  • How to make a double barrel cake
  • An easy trick for getting consistent cake support heights
  • How to hide the cardboard round of the second cake tier in the double barrel

Tutorial Chapters

  1. Stacking the double barrel 0:40
  2. Icing the final coat of buttercream 6:50
  3. Finishing the top 8:30