## 4 Tiered Square Wedd Cake, How Many Servings Do You Get??

By chica07 Updated 3 Jan 2011 , 12:53am by chica07

chica07 Posted 2 Jan 2011 , 3:14pm
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I am creating a 4 tiered cake using my 2" pans : 12, 10, 8, and 6 inch squares. How many servings will I get total? I use Earlene's chart, but sometimes those #'s look off... same wtih Wilton.

Any help?? Thanks!!

~Chica

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brincess_b Posted 2 Jan 2011 , 3:38pm
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Wilton (the industry standard) says 172. Earlenes is more generous, so u get fewer servings - so remember per serving charge must be higher!

What do you mean they look off? Wiltons can look small, but if you just had a meal, its plenty. Look at indydebis blog I think she shows visuals of the cake slice and also a good cutting guide.
xx

indydebi Posted 2 Jan 2011 , 3:40pm
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the good news about using square pans is that its easy to do the math to figure the number of servings.

A serving is 1x2x4" (industry standard and PLENTY big for a wedding dessert).

A 6" cake will be cut in 6 rows (1" wide) by 3 rows (2" wide). 6x2 = 18 servings.

8" = 8 rows by 4 columns = 32 servings
10" = 10 rows by 5 columns = 50 servings
12" = 12 rows by 6 columns = 72 servings

18+32+50+72 = 172 servings

chica07 Posted 3 Jan 2011 , 12:53am
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thanks for the help, I thought so on the servings, but I was getting so overwhelmed! I appreciate your help!!