Cake Portion & Cutting Guide

As much as a huge slice of cake is sometimes what you really, really want, when it comes to celebration cakes, it is important that you understand what constitutes a portion so you know what size of cake to order, and how big to cut the slices.

After all,  the last thing you want at your party is for your guests to go without cake!

So you may not need as big a cake as you think… this is a useful guide to consult:

ROUND CAKE SQUARE CAKE
SIZE
Portions Fruit
(1″ X 1″)
Portions Sponge
(2″ X 1″)
Portions Fruit
(1″ X 1″)
Portions Sponge
(2″ X 1″)
6″ 28 14 36 18
7″ 38 19 49 24
8″ 50 25 64 32
9″ 63 31 81 40
10″ 78 39 100 50
11″ 100 50 121 55
12″ 113 56 144 72
14″ 150 78 196 98
16″ 215 100 256 128