littlebug36 Posted 24 Jun 2013 , 9:38pm

AHi, I'm new in this but I have a customer asking for kitchen cakes for a wedding. They have a fake cake for the photos. The problem is that is for 400 hundred people, what can I do? Ideas please, cake pan size, price? Etc... Is only kitchen cakes with buttercream but 400 people is a lot, Im scared....

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bct806 Posted 24 Jun 2013 , 9:49pm

I would make sheet cakes. Price depends on serving size. Check out the bakeries in the area and see how much they charge per serving and price yours accordingly. You don't have to do anything too ornate since it will just be cut and served. A simple border will usually suffice. 

littlebug36 Posted 24 Jun 2013 , 10:15pm

AOk thanks

CindiM Posted 24 Jun 2013 , 10:51pm

Hi, you will do fine. 

I use a half sheet cake pan (12x18) for "kitchen" cakes for my bridal shows. 

 

A 12x18 sheet cake (2 cake layers with filling) serves 108 slices.  12 times 18 equals 216, divide by 2 and you get 108 slices that are 1 inch by 2 inches and 4 inches tall- a wedding cake serving.

This size of cake is easier to carry and serve. 

CindiM Posted 24 Jun 2013 , 11:01pm

Hi, you will do fine. 

I use a half sheet cake pan (12x18) for "kitchen" cakes for my bridal shows. 

 

A 12x18 sheet cake (2 cake layers with filling) serves 108 slices.  12 times 18 equals 216, divide by 2 and you get 108 slices that are 1 inch by 2 inches and 4 inches tall- a wedding cake serving.

This size of cake is easier to carry and serve. 

littlebug36 Posted 1 Jul 2013 , 11:53pm

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Original message sent by CindiM

Hi, you will do fine.  I use a half sheet cake pan (12x18) for "kitchen" cakes for my bridal shows. 

A 12x18 sheet cake (2 cake layers with filling) serves 108 slices.  12 times 18 equals 216, divide by 2 and you get 108 slices that are 1 inch by 2 inches and 4 inches tall- a wedding cake serving. This size of cake is easier to carry and serve. 

Hi, that cake pan, fix well in a regular oven?

bsy bug Posted 2 Jul 2013 , 1:36am

Hi, you should have no trouble fitting a 12x18 into your regular sized oven.

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