Cake serving guide
The size of your cake will be determined by the number of guests you are serving. To help you determine which size cake you'll need, please refer to the below:
The number of portions given above is only a guide and is based on the following dimensions:
*Dessert Size: 1'' x 2'' x 5'' (2.5cm x 5cm x 12.7cm)
*Wedding Size: 1'' x 1'' x 5'' (2.5cm x 2.5cm x 12.7cm)
Actual quantities may vary, depending how to cake is cut.
**We are here to help and determine the size you need if you are unsure.
How to cut your cake
Remove all decorations from the cake; including ribbons, toppers and dowels.
Use a serrated knife to cut and make sure you have a chopping board ready to slice on.
The number of complete cuts you make will depend on the size of the cake.
Work with one full slice at a time and for the purpose of this example, this is a larger slice from the middle of the cake.
From the curved edge make a straight cut across the cake from one side to the other, approx. 1'' (2.5cm) thick.
Lie the full slice down flat on a chopping board. Then split the slice in approx. 2'' (5cm - dessert) or 1'' (2.5cm - wedding) portions. Depending on the height of the cake it can be cut in half if needed.
Repeat this action across each full cake slice until the whole cake has been portioned.