Portion guide

​Below is the approximate portion guide for single tiers, but it will give you a guide to tier size required to feed your guests.

Wedding Cakes:  
 

After the wedding breakfast and possibly a buffet, your guests will not require a large piece of cake.  My recommendation is that you cater for 80% of guests wanting a piece of cake.  I also suggest a portion 1" x1"; they are getting 3 layers of sponge with filling, working out about 5" deep.  A nice size piece of cake after all that food!  It will also ensure you are not left with a lot of wastage.

Celebration Cakes:
 

The portion guide below suggests on a 2" x 1" piece of cake.  Three layers of sponge with filling, working out at 5" deep.  A piece of cake that is perfect after a dinner as dessert.
Obviously you can cut the slices in to large pieces, more coffee style, but you will not obtain as many portions from each tier.

 

 

Suggested Wedding Cake Sizes

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