## How Many Will This Feed?

By SUUMEME Updated 12 Jun 2009 , 4:12pm by Minstrelmiss

SUUMEME Posted 11 Jun 2009 , 2:33pm
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If I put three 9x13's together, torted and filled will that get me close to 150 sevings?? so basically a 13x27 cake. Thanks!!

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Renaejrk Posted 11 Jun 2009 , 2:44pm
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a 9x13 (1/4 sheet) will feed about 24 with 2x2 slices, so that would only feed close to 75. You would need 3 - 1/2 sheets that feed 54 (2x2 slices) each to get to 150.

indydebi Posted 11 Jun 2009 , 2:46pm
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No.

Let's do the math.

Standard serving for a single layer cake is 2x2x2 (yours will be a little taller because of the torting but that wont' change the surface area).

9x13 .... cut in 2x2 squares means you will cut approx 4 rows by 6 columns = 24 servings. If you have three of these, you will get 75 servings.

A 12x18 serves 54. You will need three of these to get 150 servings.

Minstrelmiss Posted 11 Jun 2009 , 3:32pm
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Hi SUUMEME. What if you do 2 layers for each cake, then cut 1x2" slices instead of 2x2" servings to yield your 150 servings? I guess it would mostly depend on who was cutting and serving. But if it was you, you know it would be reliable

indydebi Posted 11 Jun 2009 , 3:44pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Minstrelmiss

Hi SUUMEME. What if you do 2 layers for each cake, then cut 1x2" slices instead of 2x2" servings to yield your 150 servings? I guess it would mostly depend on who was cutting and serving. But if it was you, you know it would be reliable

That will work. You'll have to bake six of the 9x13's, but it will work.

Minstrelmiss Posted 11 Jun 2009 , 3:47pm
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Oh, I am truly humbled...affirmation from indydebi!

SUUMEME Posted 12 Jun 2009 , 2:05pm
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Thanks for all the help you guys! I used a box and a half per pan so the 9x13's are thick. I have and extra 9x13 (a 4th), what if I cut that cake length wise and added it to the top of the three 9x13's?

This is starting to sound like a Frankenstien cake. Can cakes be pieced together like this and still make a safe drive to the venue with out fear of them splitting apart?? This cake has me so stressed!!! I will never again say I can make a sheet cake to feed 150!!

Minstrelmiss Posted 12 Jun 2009 , 4:11pm
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I'm I understanding that you only made three 9x13s? If so, your back to 75 servings. They would need to be 2 layers each (6 total cakes) to equal 150 servings.

hehehe....Frankenstein that makes me giggle

Minstrelmiss Posted 12 Jun 2009 , 4:12pm
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Oh, I just thought of one more thing...I use 1 2/3 recipes for a 9x13" to yield a 2" layer. But that's my kitchen. HTH.