Weighing a Birthday Cake on the scale

Forget estimates. This is the real weight of a birthday cake.

How Much Does a Birthday Cake Weigh?

Birthday Cake: 3 lbs., 2 oz.


  • A round, two-layer frosted cake.
  • This is the weight for a cake made from one supermarket cake mix. To find the weight of a wedding cake, multiply this number by the number of regular cake mixes it would have taken to make it.


  • Imperial: 3 lbs., 2 oz.
  • Metric: 1.43 kg. ( 1430 grams )

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Weight of these items was actually tested. Weight will vary, but these are the actual measurements.