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What is the normal height of a cake?

Joy - from St. Thomas , Virgin Island

While there is no "normal" height of a cake, most of the 2 layer cakes we demonstrate on the show are about 4 inches high (each layer is 2 inches high.) The single layer cakes are about 2 inches high.

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The Public Television cake decorating show providing easy projects for special celebrations. Not intended to replace instructional classes.