Size Of Cake

Decorating By caleyb Updated 17 Dec 2011 , 9:06pm by designdiva22

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caleyb Posted 17 Dec 2011 , 4:29am
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I have to make a rectangle cake for 50 people - According to Wilton's guide Ihould use the 11x14(or 15)) pan. I baked one layer of it tonight and it doesn't look very big. Is this the size you would use for 50 people?

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CWR41 Posted 17 Dec 2011 , 4:34am
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A single-layer 12x18 would work, or a double-layer 9x13...

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kakeladi Posted 17 Dec 2011 , 8:35am
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It should be rather simple to figure out how many servings one can get from a rectangle cake. If it is 2" tall it is cut into 2x2x2 sq so divide the dementions by 2 thus you 11x14 should give 35 servings.
If you make that same size 4" tall then the serving size would be 1x2x4, so there would be 70.

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designdiva22 Posted 17 Dec 2011 , 9:06pm
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kakeladi... i'm slow at math! how do you divide the dimensions by 2? Which numbers?

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