Help With Calculations And Pan Sizes

Decorating By cdavis Updated 17 Jun 2008 , 2:10pm by cdavis

cdavis Posted 16 Jun 2008 , 8:36pm
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The bride has asked for this cake to serve 400. Looks to me like the taller tiers are maybe 4 layers. Any help?[/img]

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leah_s Posted 16 Jun 2008 , 9:17pm
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looks like a 6/8/10/12/14, with the 8 and 12 being what I refer to as "half talls." Just use the Wilton charts for serving sizes, but you will only get half as many servings from the half talls.

cdavis Posted 16 Jun 2008 , 9:17pm
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Anybody have any ideas?

mindywith3boys Posted 16 Jun 2008 , 10:02pm
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Well, assuming Leah is right (which I'm sure she is) and not accounting for the "half talls" giving you less servings that's only about 250 servings at most. I would suggest some lovely kitchen cakes to make up the additional servings needed.

leah_s Posted 17 Jun 2008 , 12:34am
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That bottom tier may be a 16". The dimension looks wider than the others.

cdavis Posted 17 Jun 2008 , 2:10pm
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Thanks so much!!

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