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Appx. quantity for 4" high cakes
Pan Shape Pan Size Inches Qty of Fondant
Round 6 18 oz.
  8 24 oz.
  10 2.25 lbs
  12 3 lbs
  14 4.5 lbs.
  16 6.75 lbs.
  18 8.75 lbs.
Square 6 24 oz.
  8 2.25 lbs
  10 3 lbs.
  12 4.5 lbs.
  14 6 lbs.
  16 7.5 lbs.
Oval 7 3/4 x 5 3/8 24 oz.
  10 3/4 x 7 7/8 2.25 lbs
  13 1/2 x 9 7/8 3 lbs.
  16 1/2 x 12 3/8 4.5 lbs.
Petal 6 18 oz.
  9 30 oz.
  12 3 lbs.
  15 4.5 lbs.
Hexagon 6 18 oz.
  9 3 lbs.
  12 3 lbs.
  15 5.25 lbs.
Heart 6 18 oz.
  8 26 oz.
  9 2 lbs.
  10 2.25 lbs
  12 3lbs
  14 4.5 lbs.
  16 6 lbs.

Use this chart to help you determine how much rolled fondant you will need to cover your cakes. 

Be sure to knead all of the fondant together to ensure consistency in both color and flavor.  Begin with the largest tier and rework any clean scraps back in. 

Rolled Fondant Chart
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