Cake Pan Sizes......?

Decorating By sleepy20520 Updated 4 Aug 2011 , 3:52am by vgray

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sleepy20520 Posted 3 Aug 2011 , 3:53pm
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can anyone help me real quick. i want to make this cake http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/article/tear-drop-wedding-cake-how-to?backto=true&backtourl=/photogallery/50-great-cakes#slide_17
but only for 150 people. I have made alot of cakes but none w/square pans, sooo i dont have any square pans. the only ones i can find at the stores are a set of 8,12,16... i feel like these may be too large for 150 people. also for the look? can anyone tell me what sizes you think this cake may be????
THANKS!

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vgray Posted 3 Aug 2011 , 4:38pm
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Counting the top tier 12", 10", and 8" will feed 154 (122 without the top tier), 14", 10", and 6" will feed 166 (148 without the top tier). HTH

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sleepy20520 Posted 4 Aug 2011 , 3:40am
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thanks for your input! i originally thought 8,10,12 but i guess im going to have to order a 10" square pan... icon_smile.gif

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vgray Posted 4 Aug 2011 , 3:52am
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If you do the 12, 10, and 8 (154 servings altogether) to serve all the guests you could make a 4 inch for the bride and groom. An 8 inch alone will serve 32, unless they plan on sharing it with 30 other people on their anniversary the 4 inch should suffice.

When you order these pans be sure to get magic line or fat daddio's. Good luck on your cake. I cannot wait to see the picture icon_biggrin.gif

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