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Decorating By bafishr Updated 20 Oct 2008 , 9:25am by deliciously_decadent

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bafishr Posted 19 Oct 2008 , 2:22pm
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I need to make a shoebox cake for 40 people. Does anyone know what size pan I should use? Will it look funny being big? Or should I make two stacked boxes? TIA.

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reenie Posted 19 Oct 2008 , 5:39pm
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I think if you used an 11"X15" sheet cake cut in half and stacked one half on top of the other it should be. As far as the size goes, I really don't think it would matter how big it is just as long as the decoration is proportionate to the size of the the "box" it should come out wonderfully.

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deliciously_decadent Posted 20 Oct 2008 , 9:25am
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acording to my charts a 10" square serves 40 so i would shape a 10" cake to a shoe box shape (ie trim down one side and at that to the end to make a rectangle aposed to a square)

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