Serving Sizes

Decorating By Jess1019 Updated 14 May 2010 , 5:17am by Jess1019

Jess1019 Posted 13 May 2010 , 10:42pm
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How big is a wedding cake serving? The charts I have found online seem a little ridiculous. One suggestted that a 6' cake would feed 19 people?!?! I have to do a Wedding for 100 people. I was planning on doing 12', 10' 8' and 6'. However, the bride wants to keep the 6'. Therefore, will the 12', 10' and 8' be enough???

Thanks in advance!

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confectionsofahousewife Posted 13 May 2010 , 10:52pm
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According to the Wilton chart, a 6 inch round serves 12. That's a 1x2 inch piece. A cake that is 12-10-8 should serve 118 so that would be plenty.

indydebi Posted 14 May 2010 , 1:40am
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Here's a thread that has 3 links you should take a look at: http://cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopicp-6706058.html#6706058

1) Wilton wedding chart to give you number of servings per cake size.
2) My step-by-step photos on how to cut a cake to achieve these servings
3) Pics of 1x2x4 pieces of cake so you can see that "one inch" is NOT "paper thin".

Jess1019 Posted 14 May 2010 , 5:17am
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AWESOME!!! Thank you ladies!!!

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