Number Of Serving For A 6" Tall Cake

Decorating By Basilon Updated 14 Oct 2013 , 1:09am by -K8memphis

Basilon Posted 13 Oct 2013 , 11:29pm
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Hello, I was looking on CC if this question was answered before but I am only seeing how you support a 6 to 7" height cake.


My question is more on serving size. My cakes are usually 4" in height and I use the wilton's serving chart. I will like to make an 8" round cake to be 6" tall but will like to know how many more servings will I get. From the wilton chart, an 8" round cake 4" in height will serve 24 people, any suggestion on how many it will serve with that extra 2" height (if any)?



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-K8memphis Posted 14 Oct 2013 , 1:09am
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if you make it two tiers that are three inches tall you can increase your servings that way- stick a board and dowels halfway up--


but servings are determined by the footprint of the cake so you really do not increase servings with one tier that's really tall--except those real tall servings do not fit on the average cake plate either--


you are giving larger servings

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