How Many Satellites Will I Need? Thanks

Business By kellertur Updated 23 Jul 2009 , 4:09pm by ccr03

kellertur Posted 23 Jul 2009 , 1:19am
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I have a wedding for about 350 this fall. Bride wants 5-tier, these sizes.

6,8,10,12,14 = 208

I need to make up the rest as satellites, but I really don't want to make a million of them, to equal another 140+ servings...

Does anyone have an idea of sizes (amounts) that would work? They are going to be arranged around the cake, and the bride doesn't care as long as it's nicely done.

Thank you.

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ccr03 Posted 23 Jul 2009 , 1:57pm
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YOu can make (4) 10" rounds. That would give you 152. Check out this cake I did. You can do something similar.

http://kreacioneskity.com/yahoo_site_admin/assets/images/Anniversary_-_50_a.41110446_large.jpg
A fourth cake is behind the tiered one.

Another option would be to do six 8" rounds and put then underneath the 5-tier monster. LIke this:
http://www.wetv.com/photo-galleries/amazing-wedding-cakes-merci-beaucoup-cakes/arboretum.html

kellertur Posted 23 Jul 2009 , 3:38pm
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Thank you very much~ this order has been a bit intimidating, so I appreciate your help. icon_smile.gif

ccr03 Posted 23 Jul 2009 , 4:09pm
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No prob! That's what we are here for. Oh, and on the Amazing cakes ones, she put, what looked like, a piece of styrofoam in the middle - underneath the main cake - so that was the support.

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