## How Many Servings In A 2 Layer 8" Square Cake?

By SJEmom Updated 30 Oct 2009 , 5:04pm by Renaejrk

SJEmom Posted 30 Oct 2009 , 4:36pm
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I have an idea in my head for my DD's party with a 2 layer square cake (no real idea why). I was wondering how many servings could I expect to get from it for 8-9 year old girls?

She could have anywhere between 10-20 people (mostly kids). It is a Doll fashion tea party with American Girl dolls. I was thinking of doing something two layer to put stars on the sides, but am wondering if a basic 1 layer 9x13 would be better for the size of the cake (doing a double layer would probably be too much cake).

Ideas?

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kakeladi Posted 30 Oct 2009 , 5:03pm
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You will actually get more servings from the 2 layer (4" tall) 8" sq.
Depending on what size you cut the pieces you can get:

1x2x4 = 32
1.5x2x4 = 24+ 4 servings 1x2x4

9x13x2 pan yields 24 pieces 2x2x2. That's the same amount of cake as the 1x2x4 pieces or one (average size) cupcake.

Renaejrk Posted 30 Oct 2009 , 5:04pm
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an 8x8 cake could serve 16 if you cut 2x2 inch pieces, but if it is a taller cake, you can cut smaller pieces, 1x2 inches, and have 32 servings because they get the cake in height- so it all depends on how big your slices are.