How to Ship a Competition Cake

Skill level: Newb

How I packed my show cake for the That Takes the Cake, Sugar Art Show and Cake Competition so that it could be checked onto a plane and arrive safely. This cake won first place in the show cake division.

17:54 Minutes of Instruction

What You Will Learn

  • How to ship display cakes (not real cakes) for competitions
  • Liz Marek’s way to make sure the TSA doesn’t tear your cake apart when shipping
  • How to properly pad your cake and keep it from falling apart in transit

How to Ship Cakes by Cargo


This is a previously recorded periscope broadcast. I am responding to questions live and this is a casual video. Please Note: the tee shirt I’m wearing is a roller derby team logo.
How to Ship Competition Cakes

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