(Closed) How many cupcakes?

posted 4 years ago in Food
Post # 16
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2016 - Surfer\'s Beach, Grand Cayman

I have a feeling suggesting 1.5-2 is a bit of a scam considering every wedding I’ve ever been to has a ton of cake/cupcakes left. I’ve never seen even 1 serving per person get eaten. 

Post # 17
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

There were a lot of people at my wedding who ate more than 2 cupcakes. My Maid/Matron of Honor drunkenly put 4 in her purse (not that I’m advocating that most normal people would do this, but she’s special…). I would definitely order about 50% more than number of guests, so 1.5/guest. 

Post # 18
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

We had six doxen (72 cupakes) and 56 people. We also had a few leftovers. This was about 1.25 per person. 

Post # 19
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2016

My philosophy is better to have extra than run out! 1.5 sounds like good number. 

Post # 20
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2016

My package has full size and minis, but 1.5 full size per guest is average.

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