Number Cake Tins Portion Guide

Decorating By lucycoo Updated 17 Mar 2010 , 10:42am by lucycoo

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lucycoo Posted 13 Mar 2010 , 7:27pm
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Hello CC community,

I have been asked to bake a '3' and a '0' shape cakes for a 30th birthday party but I have no idea how many portions each cake will give. Ideally 60 people will need a slice of cake. If you know the answer to my dilemma please put me out of my misery.

All best wishes


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JanH Posted 14 Mar 2010 , 7:27am
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It would help if you gave the sizes of the tins, and whether or not this is a layer cake, as well as the dimensions of the cake serving. icon_smile.gif

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prterrell Posted 14 Mar 2010 , 8:27pm
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I would bake a half-sheet (12"x18") cake, two layers w/ filling (so 4" tall) and trim the 3 and 0 out of that. Hint: cut so that the two numbers are attached. You should have more than enough to serve 60 people 1"x2"x4" servings with some left over (a 2 layer half-sheet serves 100, so with the parts trimmed off, you should have about 80 servings left).

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lucycoo Posted 17 Mar 2010 , 10:42am
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the tins are standard numeral tins from Invicta and are approx 225mm in height. I will be baking a victoria sponge. Thank you for your help x

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