What Size Pans-40 Servings, Plus Saved Top Tier

Decorating By Limpy Updated 13 Mar 2012 , 9:48pm by pmarks0

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Limpy Posted 13 Mar 2012 , 9:17pm
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Been asked to make a 3 tier wedding cake for a friend. She wants 3 tiers, wants 40 servings. She wants to save the top tier, so the top tier would not be included in the 40 servings. Only the bottom 2 tiers are needed to feed 40 people. What size round pans should I use? Thanks. icon_smile.gif

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pmarks0 Posted 13 Mar 2012 , 9:48pm
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I don't think you can do 40 servings realistically in a 3 tier cake.
I'd do a 6/8/10 but using Wilton's chart you'd get 62 pieces out of the bottom two tiers. A 10" gives you 38 pieces. So if she was fine with that many, you could make the 8" a dummy cake. I wouldn't go any smaller than 6" on top. A 4" is a really small cake.


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