Help!! Need To Know About Sheet Cake

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Col22176 Posted 19 Jun 2008 , 6:59pm
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If anyone could help me I would greatly appreciate it. I'm VERY new to this and I need to make a pound cake but in a full sheet to feed 60 people. The recipe says to put in a tube pan. How many batches of the recipe should I make to fill a full sheet pan?

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JoAnnB Posted 19 Jun 2008 , 7:15pm
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Welcome to Cake Central. It depends on how much batter your recipe makes and how big your 'sheet cake' is.

I would fill the sheet cake pan about 1/2 - 2/3 full of water, then pour it into the tube pan- see how many times the tube pan is filled. (assumes it isn't the two-piece angelfood pan, it will leak)

For about 60, I would use a 1/2 sheet which measures about 12 x 18 depending on your pan. 2x2 cuts gives you 54 pieces.

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diane Posted 19 Jun 2008 , 7:22pm
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amounts of batter
12" x 18" (half sheet) 13 3/4 cups 38-48 minutes
18" x 24" (full sheet) 22 cups 45-55 minutes

a full sheet is two half sheets (12"x 18"), so it will depend on how big you slice them. here's a chart that shows you the three different ways of doing that.


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Col22176 Posted 21 Jun 2008 , 2:57am
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Thank you both so much for your help!!!

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