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This chart is a good reference to determine the amount of batter to use, baking temperatures and time, as well as the approximate number of wedding cake servings a particular size cake will yield. 

 

 

Wedding Cake Baking and Servings Guide
Pan Shape Pan Size Inches # Servings (2 layers) Cups of  Batter for 1 layer Baking Temps. Baking Time in  Minutes Appx. Cups of Icing to Ice & Decorate 2 layer cake
Round 6 12 3 350 25-30 3
  8 24 5 1/2 350 30-35 4
  9 32 6 350 30-35 4 1/2
  10 38 7 1/2 350 35-40 5
  12 56 10 350 35-40 6
  14 78 15 325 50-55 7 1/2
  16 100   325 55-60 9
Square 6 18 2 350 30-35 3 1/2
  8 32 4 350 35-40 4 1/2
  10 50 6 350 35-40 6
  12 72 10 350 40-45 7 1/2
  14 98 13 1/2 325 45-50 9 1/2
  16 128 15 1/2 325 50-55 11
  18 162 18 325 60-65 13
Oval 7 3/4 x 5 3/8 13 2 1/2 350 25-30 3
  10 3/4 x 7 7/8 26 5 350 25-30 4
  13 1/2 x 9 7/8 45 8 350 35-40 5 1/2
  16 1/2 x 12 3/8 70 11 325 40-45 7 1/2
Petal 6 8 1 1/2 350 25-30 4
  9 18 3 1/2 350 35-40 6
  12 40 7 350 35-40 9
  15 64 12 325 50-55 11
Hexagon 6 12 1 3/4 350 30-35 3
  9 26 3 1/2 350 35-40 5
  12 40 6 350 40-45 6
  15 70 11 325 40-45 9
Heart 6 14 1 1/2 350 25-30 3 1/2
  8 22 3 1/2 350 30-35 4 1/2
  9 28 4 350 30-35 6
  10 38 5 350 30-35 8 1/2
  12 56 8 325 45-50 9
The generally-accepted Wedding Cake Serving Size is 1" x 2" based on a 4" high cake.  The top tier is usually not served, so you may need a slightly larger cake to accommodate your guests. 
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