pooker Posted 12 Aug 2005 , 12:40am
post #1 of

I use mixes for my cakes. It is just easier for me. I have to do a 1/2 sheet cake, and I am wondering how many mixes to use. When I make a regular 9X13 I use 1.5 cake mixes so it's a bit bigger and not so thin. So, for a 1/2 sheet should I use 3? 4?

Any help is greatly appreciated!

12 replies
Sherryb Posted 12 Aug 2005 , 12:43am
post #2 of

I just made a half sheet cake last week...12x16...I used 2 cake mixes.
Sherryb

meme Posted 12 Aug 2005 , 12:44am
post #3 of

My 1/2 sheet pan calls for 2 boxes I have the 11x15 size.

sunlover00 Posted 12 Aug 2005 , 3:26am
post #4 of

I use 2 1/2 for chocolate and at least 3 if using white. sometime add the extender to the white for taller cake.

tcturtleshell Posted 12 Aug 2005 , 4:44am
post #5 of

I use 3 1/2 for 12x18 (large 1/2 sheet). I use 1 1/2 for 9x13. You need to measure your batter everytime because recipes are different.

becca0926 Posted 12 Aug 2005 , 5:53am
post #6 of

I agree with turtleshell.ALWAYS measure.Also look here.
http://cakecentral.com/article-print-15html

pooker Posted 12 Aug 2005 , 10:55am
post #7 of

Thanks everyone for your replies! It seems as thought everyone has a different way, which makes me feel better - then I'm not feeling weird for doing something different from someone else. icon_cool.gif

pooker Posted 12 Aug 2005 , 12:05pm
post #8 of

Me again! icon_razz.gif

I have a pan that's 11X18. How many servings will I be able to get out of that? An approximate is fine, I'm just curious.

The cake I'm making is going to a nursing home for the staff.

becca0926 Posted 12 Aug 2005 , 12:25pm
post #9 of

Look here
http://cakecentral.com/article-print-15html

becca0926 Posted 12 Aug 2005 , 12:31pm

Sorry look here
http://www.cakecentral.com/article15-Cake-Baking-Cutting--Serving-Guide---3-in-Deep-Pans.html

pooker Posted 12 Aug 2005 , 12:54pm

Oh wow! Thanks - that's great! thumbs_up.gif

becca0926 Posted 12 Aug 2005 , 2:15pm

Your welcome.Read the article section.Lots of great info.

thecakeboutique Posted 12 Aug 2005 , 2:30pm

I use the 12x18 for my half sheet and use 4 boxes.

Quote by @%username% on %date%

%body%