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Portion Size and Fondant Covering Chart

By: John Rowlinson - Updated: 12 Mar 2013 | comments*Discuss
 
Portion Size And Fondant Covering Chart
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Portions and Fondant Covering at a Glance

Have you ever wondered how many portions you can get from a 8" round, or what size of cake you need for 20 kids at a birthday party? Well now you can see at a glance!

This handy guide will show you pretty much everything you need to know, from wedding size portions to large sponge cake portions and something in between. We also added a guide to how much fondant and marzipan is required to cover each cake... so no more "If I could just stretch it that little bit more!!" We think that if you make your fondant 5mm thick then it will hide those lumps, humps and bumps.

Download A Printable pdf Chart

You can Download The Portion and Fondant Covering Guide Here.

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The cakes are measured in inches. The 1x1 for example means 1 inch by inch and the number underneath relates to how many 1x1 portions you will be able to get out of the cake above. E.g. a square 6" cake will give 36 1x1 portions.
CakeBaker - 13-Mar-13 @ 9:18 AM
Could somebody please explain the numbers beneath the Sponge portions to me? eg 2"x2" has 8 portions on a 6"tin, 12 portions on 1"x2" and so on?? What does that mean? Maybe that's a stupid question but I am from Austria and used to cm measurments and really don't know how to interpret that :)
schnibl - 12-Mar-13 @ 2:35 PM
@pamspartycakes an 8" cake tin in cm is 20cm (diameter). The fondant covering is 1kg for an 8" cake.
CakeBaker - 25-Feb-13 @ 11:27 AM
i just measured my 8" round cake pan so i can see what the cm measurement would be and it came out to 64.5 cm.Not sure why the fondant covering chart for a 8" cake is stating 20cm???? Can someone explain this to me.thanks
pamspartycakes - 23-Feb-13 @ 4:20 PM
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