I Need Help With Number Of Servings In 24", 22", 1

By jenny39191 Updated 29 Jul 2011 , 8:52am by southerncross

jenny39191 Posted 29 Jul 2011 , 4:14am
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Hi: I have an order for a cake that serves 600. Our largest cake ever. Can someone please tell me how many servings are in two inch pans for the 22" and 18" square pans? I found a chart on Wilsons but it stops at 16" square pans. Moffat Oven is only 24" wide. Buyer is willing to allow us to do two smaller cakes to sit on either side of the BIG cake. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Thank you all so much.

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KoryAK Posted 29 Jul 2011 , 4:28am
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Wilton's serving size is 8 cubic inches (1x2x4").

22" square x 4" tall = 22x22x4=1936 cubic inches total. 1936 divided by 8 per serving = 242 servings. (half that for 2" tall cakes)

CWR41 Posted 29 Jul 2011 , 7:51am
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Originally Posted by jenny39191

Can someone please tell me how many servings are in two inch pans for the 22" and 18" square pans?

A 4" high 22" square serves 242, and a 4" high 18" square serves 162... however, I believe all cakes 18" and larger should be 6" tall (when incorporating into a wedding cake or using as a base tier) in order to look proportionate. If they aren't set on having 2" tall side cakes, this is a great opportunity to have an impressive 7-tier cake.

If they're all to be square tiers, I'd suggest a 6", 8", 10", 12", 14", & 16" (all double layer, 4" tall 1"x2"x4" 8 cu. in. servings) for 380 servings--not including the 6" square anniversary tier which serves an additional 18--,
+ an 18" (6" tall) which serves 243 (1"x2"x3" 6 cu. in. servings, with a board in the middle at 3" tall),
for a total of 641 servings (623 to be cut, 18 to be saved).

Have fun with this order!

southerncross Posted 29 Jul 2011 , 8:52am
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Jenny, whatever you decide to do, please post your cake pic. My mind is boggled by the task ahead for you (judging from the pics so far, you are certainly up for the challenge) Good luck