Beer Can Shaped Cake - How Many Servings Is It?

Decorating By CakeDesignsbyJ Updated 1 Apr 2014 , 3:48am by AZCouture

CakeDesignsbyJ Posted 1 Apr 2014 , 12:10am
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I got a request to make my first beer can shaped cake. But I'm wondering how do you determine cake servings that would make??

there wouldn't be a miracle serving chart for this...would there?!


Thanks everyone :)

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SkisandBakes Posted 1 Apr 2014 , 2:29am
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AHi there.

I am a hobby baker planning on making a beer can cake for DH for his bday his year. My plan is to make 4 4" high 8" round cakes and stack them with appropriate support. Based on my measurements of a real beer can this will create a can shape with the correct ratios - I'll carve off a little on the top and maybe bottom to get the shape right. Based on the Wilton party chart I expect this will serve 80. Don't know how many u want to serve but I think you could easily go bigger or smaller keeping with a 2:1 height to width ratio to get the servings you need.

AZCouture Posted 1 Apr 2014 , 3:48am
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AYes, definitely work with proportion in mind, getting as close to your serving amounts needed as possible. Err on the side of too much, of course.

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