How Many Will A #3 Cake Feed?

Baking By cowgirltj06 Updated 4 Apr 2016 , 2:22am by oftheeicing

cowgirltj06 Posted 4 Apr 2016 , 2:10am
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Hey everyone,

I have been asked to make a #3 cake for 20-30 people. I have seen people use circle cakes to make a 3, or carve it our of a sheet cake. Which is the best way to get this desired serving size? 900_how-many-will-a-3-cake-f_8906175701cd2176209.png

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oftheeicing Posted 4 Apr 2016 , 2:22am
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As pictured, I would use either a 2 layer 8" round, and 2 layer 8" square, or a 2 layer 9x13 (Either way, I would make the same amount of batter).  The cake appears to be about 2-1/2"-3" wide, so I would slice at 1" intervals giving you serving sizes a little greater than 1"x2"x4" yielding what appears to be about 26/28 servings.  Cute cake.... can't wait to see your version!

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