How Many Servings In Full 8" Sphere Cake

Decorating By Sweetcups Updated 23 Dec 2015 , 5:01am by johnson6ofus

Sweetcups Posted 22 Dec 2015 , 9:02am
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Hi guys,


I would like to make a BB 8 star wars cake and want to use my 8" IKEA metal bowl to make the sphere cake. I would be making both halves and was wondering how

many servings the full sphere would yield.

The order is for 20 kids and 6 adults and just wanted to have an indication whether this would be enough or too much or too little.


Thank you so much!

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johnson6ofus Posted 23 Dec 2015 , 1:34am
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Measure how many cups that bowl holds. Then subtract about 1/3. That "should" be a good estimate of batter needed. 1/4 cup of batter is one serving (cupcake). Now double the result (two ball halves) and you have an estimate.

So, if the bowl holds 6 cups, it would need 4 cups of batter, and yield 16 servings. Two sphere halves, so 32 servings. 

Sweetcups Posted 23 Dec 2015 , 4:47am
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That's very helpful, thanks a lot :)

johnson6ofus Posted 23 Dec 2015 , 5:01am
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YW

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