## Size Of Cake

By caleyb Updated 17 Dec 2011 , 9:06pm by designdiva22

caleyb Posted 17 Dec 2011 , 4:29am
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I have to make a rectangle cake for 50 people - According to Wilton's guide Ihould use the 11x14(or 15)) pan. I baked one layer of it tonight and it doesn't look very big. Is this the size you would use for 50 people?

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CWR41 Posted 17 Dec 2011 , 4:34am
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A single-layer 12x18 would work, or a double-layer 9x13...
http://www.wilton.com/cakes/making-cakes/baking-wedding-cake-2-inch-pans.cfm

kakeladi Posted 17 Dec 2011 , 8:35am
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It should be rather simple to figure out how many servings one can get from a rectangle cake. If it is 2" tall it is cut into 2x2x2 sq so divide the dementions by 2 thus you 11x14 should give 35 servings.
If you make that same size 4" tall then the serving size would be 1x2x4, so there would be 70.

designdiva22 Posted 17 Dec 2011 , 9:06pm
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kakeladi... i'm slow at math! how do you divide the dimensions by 2? Which numbers?