Newbie Question On Cutting And Serving

Decorating By tigerhawk83 Updated 12 Aug 2009 , 3:34pm by Gingoodies

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tigerhawk83 Posted 12 Aug 2009 , 3:16pm
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I have a 8 in round cake torted into 2 layers with filling and buttercream icing. When this is cut, do you separate each layer to cut and serve or leave it whole? What if this was a tier, handled the same way, instead of a standalone cake? I'm so confused when it comes to serving sizes when the charts talk about 2 in pans, 3 inch pans, etc. My inclination is to leave it together and cut it - right now I'm less concerned with getting maximum servings as just making it look nice. But would like to know what the "standard" recommendation is here.

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Gingoodies Posted 12 Aug 2009 , 3:34pm
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The cake you are describing should be cut and served as is. Do not separate it. If it was one section of a tiered cake it would also be cut and served "as is".

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