3 Tiers For 50 People............possible?

Decorating By maude Updated 26 Sep 2010 , 5:43pm by cakedoff

maude Posted 25 Sep 2010 , 11:34am
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I have a request for a 3 tiered cake to serve 50 people and it needs to be a square cake. 10,8, & 6 will be more cake than needed. Any other sugg.?

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Evoir Posted 25 Sep 2010 , 11:44am
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Depends on cake serving size, and whether the client wants a 'big' looking cake. If size isn't an issue, go with smaller tiers. If size IS an issue, suggest a fake cake tier (styro).

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leily Posted 26 Sep 2010 , 5:00pm
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a 10" square will feed 50 alone.

I suggest the following
8" = 32
6" = 18
4" = 8

total servings 58

For the 4" just bake one more layer of 8" then cut it into quarters, you have two cake for a 4" tier and then two extra's for you!

cakedoff Posted 26 Sep 2010 , 5:43pm
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Sometimes if you want more "wow" factor and the number of servings is small, use a dummy for the bottom tier and the two upper tiers as real cake!

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