SweetieD Posted 11 Apr 2007 , 6:19pm
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I am going to be making a semi-truck out of a loaf pan for a groom's cake and I am trying to figure out how many it will serve. The dimensions are 16x4x 4.5 deep. I ordered it from countrykitchensa.com today. Hope someone can help me! icon_lol.gif

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indydebi Posted 11 Apr 2007 , 6:23pm
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on square or rectangle cakes it's easy to do the math.....if you cut in half lengthwise (2 rows, 2" wide) then cut them in 1" slices (16 rows), you'd get 32. The piece would be 4.5" X 2 X 1 .... pretty much the same as a wedding cake slice.

JILBRY Posted 11 Apr 2007 , 6:24pm
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On the wilton site it says it serves 12.

SweetieD Posted 11 Apr 2007 , 6:32pm
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Thank you so much! I knew someone would be able to help! icon_biggrin.gif

indydebi Posted 11 Apr 2007 , 6:51pm
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how many mixes does this pan use?

SweetieD Posted 11 Apr 2007 , 8:51pm
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How many cake mixes... You know, I never thought of that! I usually make the wasc double recipe and use what I need for a cake and make extra cupcakes if I have leftover. I figured I would tort and fill it so it would be big enough to make a semi-trailer.

indydebi Posted 11 Apr 2007 , 9:15pm
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when it arrives, see what the insert says. i'd be curious on how much cake mix wilton says to use to serve 12 people!

SweetieD Posted 11 Apr 2007 , 9:19pm
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I'll do that. I don't remember it saying that it was a Wilton pan on countrykitchensa.com but I guess what else would it be...I'll post whenever I get it. icon_smile.gif

I thought 12 seemed a little low too. icon_eek.gif

SweetieD Posted 17 Apr 2007 , 3:56pm
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Ok, so I got my pan yesterday and it says:
for butter-type cakes use about 9 cups batter (one cake mix is 4-6)
for angel food cakes use one standard mix or 10-12 egg white recipe

It has a recipe for a strawberry angel food cake that serves 12 using the one angel food cake mix.

indydebi Posted 17 Apr 2007 , 4:01pm

2 mixes is what you use for a 11x15 pan, which serves 25 to 35, depending on the serving size. That "serves 12" sounds high to me for this much batter. They must be thinking Hearty Party Sizes! icon_lol.gif

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