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The 10 Best Cake Stands in 2020

For those who love to bake different desserts at home, presentation of the food is an important factor as well. The food looking good is the first factor someone notices before trying out the food. Now for multi-layered cake or desserts like cupcake, profiteroles, cookies etc. cake stands is quite a useful tool for presentation. After performing a rigorous research on design, quality, durability and other features we have identified some of the best cake stands for you. Before purchasing a cake stand, do give our article a read!

​Best Pick

Wilton cake stands

Our best pick from the lot is Wilton cake stand. We found the design suitable for any occasion. The design is not too flashy or not too simple. It is just about right and it comes with multiple layers.

​Budget Pick

Kootek Aluminium Alloy Revolving Cake Stand

The budget buy from our list would be Kootek Aluminium Alloy Revolving Cake Stand. It will not only help you with serving but also comes with important baking supplies.


1. ​Wilton cake stands  

Highlighted Features

  • Comes with 3 tier pillars at three different positions
  • The outer region is white in color and the core material is made of plastic
  • Locking pillars with a plastic base which is secure
  • The height is 19.7 inches
  • Comes with three plates of 14, 12 and 10 inches
  • Not dishwasher safe; hand washing is recommended
  • Provides a spatula of stainless steel for garnishing

This light 5 pounds cake stand is a multi-tasking cake stand we tell you. Wilton cake stand comes with three layers placed at three different corners. It provides a unique design for you to start with. The exclusive design gives you the liberty to place cake in one layer, muffins or cupcakes in other layer and small fruit tarts in the other. In short, you can place three different types of desserts in this cake stand. You can also choose to use two layers for cake and the other for simply decorating with flowers or some garnish.

​Pros

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    Great design to impress the guests
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    Easy display and placement of desserts
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    Color blends with all types of desserts
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    Different heights for different requirement
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    Moderately strong base with locked pillars

​Cons

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    Needs to be washed with hands and not dishwasher

2. Kootek Aluminium Alloy Revolving Cake Stand 

Highlighted Features

  • Revolves both clock-wise and anti-clockwise
  • FDA and LFGD approved
  • Made of stainless steel
  • Dishwasher safe product
  • Money back guarantee within 12 months if customers are not satisfied
  • Comes with decorating comb, icing smoother, angled spatula, silicon spatula and cake server/cutter

A baker would absolutely love Kootek Aluminium Alloy Revolving Cake Stand for all the attributes that it brings. For starters, the product comes with a lot of baking supplies for your convenience. Also we love the revolving feature that it has. This feature is not that uncommon for cake stand or any food stand in general but we love it for the garnishing convenience that it provides.

The product is dishwasher safe and if you are dissatisfied with the product, the sellers provide a money back guarantee within 12 months of purchase. The surface of the product is made of stainless steel which means that it is corrosion free. Also, it is FDA approved and LFGD approved; hence you have nothing to worry about any harmful contamination from steel or other manufacturing materials of the product.

The accessories of the product include decorating comb, icing smoother, angled spatula, silicon spatula and cake server/cutter

​Pros

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    Non slippery surface
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    Smooth rotation
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    Easy to clean
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    Provides usage convenience
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    Comes with plenty of baking supplies
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    Durable product
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    Meets all safety requirements

​Cons

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    Not suitable for multi-layered cake or serving multiple type desserts

3. Amalfi Décor "Victoria Collection" Round Metal Cake Stand

Highlighted Features

  • The metal frame is handcrafted
  • Strongest base compared to other stands
  • Exterior is made with food safe silver color
  • Felted bottom for sturdiness
  • Comes with detachable parts
  • Weight capacity is 75 pounds

If you are the party organizer in your friend circle, Amalfi Décor "Victoria Collection" Round Metal Cake Stand is a must for your décor support. This exclusively designed cake stand could act as a show stopper to your dinner table. The design is chic, classy and elegant and blends perfectly with well decorated fondant cake. The height of the stand is 6.25 inches and the diameter of the stand is about 12 inches. So, basically you create a large size cake without having to make it in multiple layers.

​Pros

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    Easy storage
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    Vintage design
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    Handling and transportation is simple due to detachable parts
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    Sturdy construction
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    Antique style finish
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    Ideal for elegant décor party themes

​Cons

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    ​Cleaning should be done with hands

4. VILAVITA 3-Set Antique Cake Stand 

Highlighted Features

  • Beads and pendants as décor pieces
  • Comes with three sized platforms-small, medium and large
  • Exclusive color and design
  • Can be used to serve all types of dessert items, munchies and snacks
  • Re-usable

If you are more into elegant and beautiful designs, VILAVITA 3-Set Antique Cake Stand is just the right product for you. Its beauty speaks for itself and we do not have to exaggerate about it. What we loved about the product is the versatility that it provides. Since the parts are separate, you can display them together or separately.

The stands are of three different sizes-small, medium and large. This means that you can easily use them for various purposes based on your needs. We absolutely loved the beads and pendants. You know why? It provides an exclusive feature for the stand. For its unique design you can also use it as the centerpiece of your table instead of flower base.

​Pros

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    Easy assembly
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    Easy cleaning
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    Beautiful design
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    Suitable for birthdays, graduation parties, elegant décor parties etc.
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    ​Can be used to serve multiple items at a time
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    ​Possess revolving feature

​Cons

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    Too flashy design for low-key events

5. HBlife 6-in-1 Acrylic Cake Stand 

Highlighted Features

  • Cake stand with a transparent cover lid
  • Can be used as punch bowl, cocktail holder, salad bowl and chip and dip server
  • The diameter of the product is 12 inches, meaning it’s a spacious cake stand
  • The core material is made from plastic
  • Dishwasher safe

If you want versatility in your products, there cannot be anything better than HBlife 6-in-1 Acrylic Cake Stand. As the name suggests, you can use the cake stand for multiple purposes. Firstly of course, you can use it as a cake stand. The distinctive part about this cake stand is the fact that it comes with a large cover lid. This transparent cover lid will keep your food dust free. You can use the cake stand as punch bowl, cocktail holder, salad bowl and chip and dip server. Basically, this one product will serve the functions of many.

​Pros

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    Multi-functional
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    Easy to clean
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    Easy to use
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    Ideal for serving variety of food items
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    Simple design suitable for all events
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    Transparent color blends with all colored food items
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    Ideal for serving both large and small sized cakes

​Cons

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    Durability is not that high

6. Victoria Gold Cake Stand Set of 3 

Highlighted Features

  • Comes with white crystal as color
  • Transparent base color with gold outer region
  • Sturdy stand
  • Food safe gold color used
  • Suitable for serving cakes, desserts and snacks
  • The base and stands are detachable
  • Styrofoam packaging for safe storage

Another beautifully designed cake stand is Victoria Gold Cake Stand Set of 3. The cake stand is adorned with some beautiful white crystal and the body is gold colored. This makes it suitable for serving cake on it during any high profile events. This is suitable for serving cake at the top and some desserts in the other layers.

The base is made of transparent glass which makes it look very elegant and the outer region is made with steel. The stands are adjusted to the right weight to provide it with the sturdiness that it needs. The paint used in the product is food safe. You would have to wash it with hands and carefully.

​Pros

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    Beautiful design
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    Convenient storage and handling
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    Easy installation
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    Multiple items can be served at a time
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    Safe usage
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    Suitable for all types of important occasions

​Cons

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    Is not dishwasher safe
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    Stands take in a considerable position in the lower base regions

7. Dahlia Studios Elise White and Crystal 12" High Cake and Cupcake Stand

Highlighted Features

  • Top tray for cake and 6 other small trays for cupcakes or other desserts
  • Adorned with crystals
  • Overall white color with a chic touch
  • Comes with resin base
  • Smooth surface and eloquent design

Dahlia Studios Elise White and Crystal 12" High Cake and Cupcake Stand made it to our list of best cake stands are due to its brilliant design and multiple serving features. The middle of the stand is for the keeping the cake and the rest smaller bases are to hold cupcakes, muffins or other munchies. This stand is also adorned with crystals. The core is made from metal and the surface of the stand is made from food safe materials.

​Pros

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    Exclusive design
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    Suitable for all types of gatherings
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    Ideal for serving cake along with other types of snacks at a time
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    Surface made with food safe surface
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    Large trays are 14 by 14 inches while small trays are 3.5 by inches surface area

​Cons

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    Little difficult to manage all the small parts

8. Anchor Hocking Presence Glass Single Tiered Round Platter with Dome 

Highlighted Features

  • The overall base is of 8 inches diameter
  • Ideal for serving single layered cake
  • Comes with a transparent cover lid
  • Cover lid has large handle for easy maintenance
  • Needs to be hand washed

This is the second cake stand in our list of best cake stand reviews that comes with a transparent cover lid. The lid comes with a large handle for easy usage. The entire stand is made with strong transparent glass. It is suitable for serving single layered cakes only. Without cakes, salads, munchies, cupcakes or other snacks can be served here as well. This product needs to be washed with hands and is not dishwasher safe.

​Pros

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    Unique design with lid
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    Easy to manage
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    Suitable for serving variety of food items
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    Quite a large surface area

​Cons

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    Unsuitable for serving two different items at a time

Things to consider before purchasing a cake stand

Diameter

To know the diameter is important because how large you want your cake to be depends on it.

Weight

What is the maximum capacity the cake stand can intake is also an important criteria. Hence keep in mind about the maximum weight capacity of the stand.

Design and color

Since the whole point of getting a cake stand is to do a beautiful presentation, the design matters a lot! If the design is unique or whether the color of the stand will match with cakes, these things should be taken into consideration.

Layers

For serving multi-layered cake or a cake with other desserts, you should go for stands which are multi-tiered. For single layered stands, do choose the ones that can revolve or has a transparent lid.

Conclusion

The cake stand buying decision completely depends on your usage pattern. If you want to serve just the cake, you should go for single layered cake stands. If you want to serve other things along with cake, you must buy a multi-layered cake stand.

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