Cake portion guide...

The number of portions you can get from a cake depends on if the cake cuts cleanly and the person who is cutting it It is always better to overestimate the number of portions required slightly to be sure that everyone gets a taste ​​​

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Cake portions on the chart are approximate, and based on 1" finger slices for Fruit Cake, and Sponge cake portions are served at 2" x 1".  

Allow extra cake if you would like larger portions for say, a tea time Christening or Birthday celebration.

Sponge Cake size guide*:

Please note that portion sizes on the chart are based on 2" x 1" Finger Slice          

Cake Size:                      Round:                       Square:

 3”                                    4                                  6

 4”                                    6                                  8

 5”                                    8                                 12

 6”                                   12                                17

 7”                                   17                                24

 8”                                   24                                28

 9”                                   28                                35

10”                                  35                                47

11”                                  47                                57

12”                                  57                                68

 

 

 

Rich Fruit Cake size guide*:

Please note that portion size on the chart are based on 1" Finger slice

 

Cake Size:                      Round:                      Square:

 3”                                     9                                12
 4”                                   12                                16
 5”                                   16                                24
 6”                                   24                                34
 7”                                   34                                46​
 8"  ​                                 46                                58
 9"                                   58                                70
10”                                  70                                95
11”                                  95                               115
12”                                 115                              137

                 

 

 

* The charts above shows the approximate number of portions you will get from a round or square cake.