Help!!! Graduation Cake

Decorating By ibake21 Updated 26 Jul 2011 , 12:14am by cakestyles

ibake21 Posted 25 Jul 2011 , 10:25pm
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I am making a grad cake this week and it needs to be enough for 50-60 people. I have already decided to make a hexagon two tier cake however I have no idea what size pans to use wilton says the 9inch and the 11 inch2 layers each would be enough but it just feels like it wouldn't be. Also I will have a grad cap on top that will be 6 inchs. Any input would that be enough or should I add layer to the bottom tier or make each layer the next size up?

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cakestyles Posted 26 Jul 2011 , 12:14am
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It will be enough. Wilton charts suggest cutting 1x2x4", so as long as you follow the chart you'll have more than enough.

I can't find the serving amt for the 11" pan, but a 9 serves 26 and a 12 serves 40 so I'm assuming an 11 serves about 32-35?

If you want larger servings you can always go up a size, but I don't think you'll need to.

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