Need Help Please!!!!

Decorating By htwiddy Updated 1 May 2008 , 12:38pm by shadow79

htwiddy Posted 1 May 2008 , 12:00pm
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I am making a Texas Sheet Cake (2 - 12x18 Cakes) So that make the cake all together 24x36....This is to feed over 100 people... icon_eek.gif
Has anyone made something this big??? What cake board did you use, I don't have anything big enough.... Please Help, I need advice icon_cry.gif
Thanks
Soula

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MissMoore Posted 1 May 2008 , 12:13pm
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On large cakes like this you can use a clean UHaul box and wrap in foil. That should be large enough. I would use a large piece of plywood wrapped in foil to make sure it supports the weight of the cake though.

htwiddy Posted 1 May 2008 , 12:22pm
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How would it then get covered???

Mike1394 Posted 1 May 2008 , 12:35pm
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24x36 would be four 12x18s wouldn't it

Mike

shadow79 Posted 1 May 2008 , 12:38pm
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I had this same type of request & did this cake:

http://www.cakecentral.com/cake-photo_1190329.html

My hubby went to Lowe's and got plywood and cut it to the size I wanted. Since it was wood, I covered it in contact paper first and then fanci foil. It worked like a charm!! To transport, I bought one of those "under the bed" plastic storage containers from walmart and it fit in there perfect.

The only difference is for 100 people I used two 14" square pans. My hubby made my board to be 18" x 32". I made mine going off of wilton charts that say one 14" square pan feeds 63 people. So since you are wanting to feed more people, I don't know if my info will help all that much but thought I would post in case it might!!

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