Cake sizes and serving guides

We at The House of Cakes bake in many different sizes and shapes. The smallest is the cupcake and the largest is about 2 meters.

Our smallest cake - the cupcake, serve one (minimum order is 12 pcs) and while in general guide a 16 inch cake serve 45 - but a sensible person might serve it to about 100 people.

Here is our general guide for ROUND CELEBRATION CAKES:

16 cm / 6 inch - 8 portions

18 cm / 7 inch - 10 portions

20 cm / 8 inch - 12 portions

22 cm / 8.5 inch - 14 portions

24 cm / 9.5 inch - 16 portions

26 cm / 10 inch - 20 portions

28 cm / 11 inch - 22 portions

30 cm / 12 inch - 25 portions

32 cm / 12.5 inch - 30 portions

34 cm / 13 inch - 35 portions

36 cm / 14 inch - 40 portions

38 cm / 15 inch - 45 portions

40 cm / 16 inch - 50 portions

2 tier cakes sizes

2 tier to serve 20 – 14 & 20 cm

2 tier to serve 25 – 18 & 24 cm

2 tier to serve 30 – 18 & 26 cm

2 tier to serve 35 – 22 & 28 cm

2 tier to serve 40 – 24 & 32 cm

3 tier cake sizes

3 tier cake to serve 35 – 14, 20 & 26 cm

3 tier cake to serve 50 – 18, 24 & 30 cm

3 tier cake to serve 70 – 22, 26 & 34 cm

3 tier cake to serve 100 – 24, 32 & 40 cm

EXAMPLE FOR WEDDING CAKES CUTTING GUIDE WHEN YOU PREFER TO KEEP THE COST DOWN



Square cakes - serving size per portion is approximately 4 cm x 8 cm

Minimum size for a sqaure cake serves 15.

15 servings - 22 x 22 cm

20 servings - 25 x 25 cm

Rectangular cakes - serving size per portion is approximately 4 cm x 8 cm

20 servings - 35 x 25 cm

40 servings - 50 x 25 cm

50 servings - 55 x 35 cm

110 servings - 70 x 50 cm

150 servings - 80 x 60 cm

200 servings - 90 x 70 cm

250 servings - 1 m x 80 cm

380 servings - 1.1 x 1.1 m

And here are some guidelines how different ways of cutting the cake will make it more or less portions: