# What size wedding cake do I need for 40 people?

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## How big is a wedding cake for 40 people?

Most ceremonial wedding cakes are made with two or more layers of cake, with icing between each layer. Slices are typically 4 inches high and 2 inches long by 1 inch wide.

## How much cake do I need for 45 guests?

Cake Portions Chart

Cake Size Round Cake Square Cake
9 inch (23 cm) 27 servings 35 servings
10 inch (25 cm) 38 servings 50 servings
11 inch (28 cm) 45 servings 56 servings
12 inch (30 cm) 56 servings 72 servings

## How big of a wedding cake do I need?

A common calculation for wedding cake allows for one slice of bride’s cake per guest and a half slice of groom’s cake. So if you have 100 guests, you’d need 100 servings of bride’s cake and 50 servings of groom’s cake.

## Is 2 kg cake enough for how many?

Serving Guide

Number of people Suggested size of cake
24 – 30 2.0kg
32 – 38 2.5kg
40 – 45 3.0kg
54 – 60 4.0kg

## What size wedding cake do I need for 100 guests?

So, if you are having 100 guests, you will only need a wedding cake big enough for 80 . Think about it for a minute, most weddings area 4 course meal.

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## How many will a 2 tier cake feed?

2 tier wedding cakes start at 6 pounds (30 servings) using a 6″ tier on a 10″ tier.

## How many slices can you get from a 9 inch cake?

Rectangular Cake

It’s baked in a standard 9-by-13-inch cake pan. This is a perfect size for parties, and you can expect to get between 12 and 20 slices from a single cake.

## How much does a 12 inch cake feed?

12 inch cakes can be very generously served to 40 people with each slice measuring about 1 inch across the back. A standard fork is about one inch wide.

## What size cake will feed 150 guests?

Two and Three Tier Wedding Cake

6 & 8″ serves 30 guests
6, 8 & 12″ serves 100
6, 10 & 14″ serves 130
6, 10 & 16″ serves 150
8, 12 & 16″ serves 190

## How tall should a 3 tier wedding cake be?

A typical wedding cake slice is 1 inch wide, 2 inches long, and 4 inches tall, but serving sizes will vary based on your cake maker and how your wedding venue cuts the cake.

Wedding Cake Sizes Chart.

Number Of Guests Tiers Size (Width of Tiers)
60-120 3 6 in x 10 in x 14 in
120-200 4 6 in x 8 in x 10 in x 12 in

## How much does a 2 tier wedding cake cost?

Two-Tier Cake Prices

Most bakers will charge anywhere between \$4-10 per serving when it comes to two-tier cake pricing. A two-tier cake with an 8-inch base and a 6-inch top, which is the most common size, will serve around 30 people. This will mean the average two-tier cake will cost between \$120-\$300.

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