AHi It's my son's 2nd birthday tomorrow and I have ordered him a 10" round deep chocolate cake. How many servings will I get from 1" X 2" & 1.5" X 2" Is serving 1" X 2" a bit tight? I'm doing a buffet so cake won't be the only thing eaten. look forward to your replys :)
30 - 40 if the cake is about 4" tall and the 1x2 is a very adequate normal serving size
AThanks for replying. should I use the straight line cutting technique? so cut a 2 inch line then cut 1inch slices from that if that makes sense?
Ai think that's a good way to go --
Aok thanks so much. 1x2" sounds small but does it look bigger when you cut it from the cake?
...I have ordered him a 10" round deep chocolate cake. How many servings will I get from 1" X 2"... ...look forward to your replys
Normally, when ordering, they ask what your serving requirements are, then sell you the appropriate size.
According to Wilton, industry standard 8 cu. in. servings for a 10" is 38...
Hope you'll receive the correct size for your guests.
After many yrs of trying to cut a cake MANY different ways I have found if you treat *any shape* cake as if it is a sq you get the best cuttings. Any cake 3 or 4" tall one moves into the cake (from any edge) 2" and cuts the whole slice. Lay it down and cut that into 1" pieces. Continue that way across the whole cake.
YES - there will be some odd shaped edge pieces but there is always someone who won't mind :)
AND remember you *always* have a ruler with you :) Yep, your finger. On the average person from the fingertip to the 1st joint is usually 1" and to the knuckle is 2" (anyway it's close enough!).