First Wedding Cake

Decorating By abw2005 Updated 30 Oct 2007 , 7:42pm by JanH

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abw2005 Posted 30 Oct 2007 , 3:04pm
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Well after my friend saw the cake I did for my cousin, she asked me to do her wedding cake! She wants a 4 tier stacked, chocolate and white, w/ not a lot of decoration on it. She also needs it to serve around 200 people. My good gosh my head is already spinning and her wedding isn't until June! Any advice for making a cake this big? Thanks girls, you're the best!

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cakebaker1957 Posted 30 Oct 2007 , 6:15pm
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Im doing a wedding cake Nov 10 im doing 14-12-8 and then 2 separate 8in cakes you could do 2 10in cakes . and probably get all your servings you can add the 6in for the 4th tier she wanted only 3 tier so thats why i had to do extra 8incs
14 -77
2 8in -50=183 Your 10in would give you what she needs
Hope this helps

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JanH Posted 30 Oct 2007 , 7:42pm
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Here's a cutaway view of commonly used cake support systems:
(With complete directions.)

Chart showing how much filling per layer:


Expanded flavors version of the WASC cake recipe:

Wilton wedding cake help:

Making the cake timeline:
(From Sarah Phillips of


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