Wedding Cake- Square & Round Tier Sizes Question!!!

Decorating By ambercscott87 Updated 9 Aug 2010 , 4:38am by dguerrant

ambercscott87 Posted 9 Aug 2010 , 12:05am
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I've had a request for a wedding cake to serve 100 people. She wants alternating square and round layers... starting with a bottom square tier.

What sizes should I use????

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indydebi Posted 9 Aug 2010 , 12:19am
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Having the square on the bottom makes it easier on you.

Start at the top.

- A 6" square serves 18.
- A 6" square is 6" across but is 8.5" from corner to corner, so it won't fit on an 8" round ..... by the time you add any border you will definitely have some overhang.
- A 6" square will sit on a 10" round.
- A 10" round will serve 38 and will sit on a 12" square.
- A 12" square serves 72.

Grand total servings: 128

ambercscott87 Posted 9 Aug 2010 , 1:08am
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Thank you! It is alot easier one someone else explains it... I just could not get it figured out in my head.

dguerrant Posted 9 Aug 2010 , 4:38am
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perfect fit indydebi thumbs_up.gif and if the top is used for the 1st anniversary, it's only a few servings more icon_smile.gif

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