Cake For 200 Guest!!!

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sabileos1 Posted 15 Nov 2011 , 4:14am
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my brother asked me to make the cake and cupcakes for his football banquet. They need 100 cupcakes (no biggie) and then asked for a sheet cake to look like a football field to feed 250adults!! i dont know where to begin!! should i make a couple of 12x18'' and just lay them side by side?? any ideas pleaseee!!!

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MCurry Posted 15 Nov 2011 , 4:30am
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That is going to be a HUGE cake! I agree with your game plan by laying them side by side. I can get about 50 slices out of a 1/2 sheet cake (18x13) when cutting at the restaurant. The cake was about 3 inches high.

Not sure where you are baking but full sized sheet pans would be ideal for this type of project.

Good luck!

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step0nmi Posted 15 Nov 2011 , 4:50am
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http://shinymetalobjects.net/cake/calculator/test/cakulator.html <---best way to figure out your CAKEULATIONS icon_wink.gif

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QTCakes1 Posted 15 Nov 2011 , 2:34pm
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http://shinymetalobjects.net/cake/calculator/test/cakulator.html <---best way to figure out your CAKEULATIONS icon_wink.gif




That is an AWESOME calculator! Thanks for sharing!

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kakeladi Posted 15 Nov 2011 , 2:53pm
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My suggestion is to increase your idea by making a total of 4 *layers* each 12x18; two are places side-by-side, then topped with the other two so you final cake will be 24x18x4. This will give you about 215 servings. Another idea is to make two seperate 12x18x4 cakes (each a field) and display with the cuppies between them on the table. To get a few more servings add a football - an oval cake scuplted into shape or buy a football pan.
Be super sure you use a thick board - in order of my preference: one cut from wood; (at least) 1/2" foam core; or three full sheet cake boards glue together.
Next: make *sure* it will fit through all doors/hallways etc this cake must go through when delivered.

I once made a huge jungle cake (don't remember exact size now) but when delivered to a home it had to go down a narrow stairwell to the basement; we had to turn the board almost sideways to get it down there icon_sad.gif

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sabileos1 Posted 15 Nov 2011 , 11:30pm
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ooohhh thank you all!! i didnt even think about the door issue haha!! Thanks again!!

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Annabakescakes Posted 16 Nov 2011 , 5:12am
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My suggestion is to increase your idea by making a total of 4 *layers* each 12x18; two are places side-by-side, then topped with the other two so you final cake will be 24x18x4. This will give you about 215 servings. Another idea is to make two seperate 12x18x4 cakes (each a field) and display with the cuppies between them on the table. To get a few more servings add a football - an oval cake scuplted into shape or buy a football pan.
Be super sure you use a thick board - in order of my preference: one cut from wood; (at least) 1/2" foam core; or three full sheet cake boards glue together.
Next: make *sure* it will fit through all doors/hallways etc this cake must go through when delivered.

I once made a huge jungle cake (don't remember exact size now) but when delivered to a home it had to go down a narrow stairwell to the basement; we had to turn the board almost sideways to get it down there icon_sad.gif




My stomach flopped when i read that!

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mom2twogrlz Posted 16 Nov 2011 , 5:33am
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Originally Posted by step0nmi

http://shinymetalobjects.net/cake/calculator/test/cakulator.html <---best way to figure out your CAKEULATIONS icon_wink.gif




Love this!!!! Thanks!!!

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