2" Or 4"

Decorating By Angelfire3 Updated 16 Dec 2009 , 6:02am by prterrell

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Angelfire3 Posted 15 Dec 2009 , 7:38pm
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I'm not sure if this is the right forum for my question, but I'll ask anyway. I'm making a redskins themed football field 9x13x2 cake for a friends birthday for Thursday. My question is, should I leave it as 9x13x2 or make it a 9x13x4?

I've never made a 1/4 sheet cake before and just wanted to know. So far, I've only made one cake. If you guys suggest I make it 4" high, then I'll make the second cake.

Thanks in advance for all of your replies.

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niccicola Posted 15 Dec 2009 , 8:15pm
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how many people are you serving?
do you need a tall cake to complete the look?

party sheet cakes are typically only 2" tall. Kitchen cakes/sheet cakes for extra wedding cake servings are typically 4" tall to match the wedding cake.

But it's definitely personal preference if you are just making it for fun.

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Angelfire3 Posted 15 Dec 2009 , 8:37pm
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Thank you so much for replying. The cake is for a good friend of mines who's throwing our mutual friend/her boyfriend a surprise birthday party. Since no one told her if they were coming, she doesn't know how many is going to be there. So, with having said that, I project about 15-20, but it could be less, it could be more. We don't know.

I think I can do the complete football field w/the redskin logo right in the middle of the field. I was going to pipe burgundy/gold border going around the cake.

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prterrell Posted 16 Dec 2009 , 6:02am
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A single layer will be plenty to feed 15-20 people.

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