Which Size Pans To = 170???

Decorating By kellertur Updated 15 Mar 2009 , 1:35am by kellertur

kellertur Posted 14 Mar 2009 , 4:17am
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Can someone help me figure out which pans to use?

Round cakes to feed 160-170 ppl. I'm thinking 3 tier, but maybe it's 4... they won't be keeping the top tier. I keep coming up short on numbers when I add pans together, and I don't want the cake sizes not to look right together, if that makes sense.

Thanks ~

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kellertur Posted 14 Mar 2009 , 3:26pm
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((( anyone? ))) I would really appreciate some help if anyone knows the answer. I'm a bit confused on the configuration of pans to use. I either go to high or come up way too short.

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lara3teach Posted 14 Mar 2009 , 4:57pm
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Hi! Here's a chart that should be helpful.


kakeladi Posted 14 Mar 2009 , 6:27pm
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Wilton's chart is good. Earlene discards anything that is not exactly the right size and gives more generous pieces........thus you must charge higher prices to cover the costs.
There are times when you cannot come up with the 'perfect' # they want so you have to ask if they want extra or plan on some people not showing up &/or not eating cake......let the customer make that decision.

KoryAK Posted 14 Mar 2009 , 6:35pm
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6-9-12-15 x 4" round feeds 190, 176 without the top tier

kellertur Posted 14 Mar 2009 , 6:54pm
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Originally Posted by KoryAK

6-9-12-15 x 4" round feeds 190, 176 without the top tier

So, I'd use all 4 pans, but not include the amount of servings for the top tier in the count?

KoryAK Posted 14 Mar 2009 , 7:25pm
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All 4 layers feed 190. Charge for 190. If they remove the top tier, the remaining 3 cakes serve 176 guests.

kellertur Posted 15 Mar 2009 , 1:35am
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