(Closed) Just wondering….

posted 8 years ago in Food
Post # 3
Member
3871 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Yup!  For my wedding, I had 130 people RSVP yes.  I bought a cake that served 95.  We still had a lot left over.  Some people just don’t eat cake.

Also, usually bakeries don’t include to top tier in their count. So you if you don’t want to save your top tier like I did, you can reduce the number even more.

Hope that helps.

Post # 4
Hostess
16195 posts
Honey Beekeeper

Some people say it’s a no-no to order fewer servings of cake than the number of people attending. However, a lot of people do it to save money. And often, not everyone takes a piece of cake. I have been at a wedding where they ran out of cake and a couple of people were disappointed, but it really wasn’t a big deal.

Also, you can ask your venue to cut half-servings to get more slices out of a smaller cake.

Post # 5
Member
861 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I’m planning to order a cake that is big enough to serve everyone and then some.  Would rather have too much than not enough!

 

Post # 6
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7695 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

I think you will be fine with getting a little less cake than there will be people. Not everyone eats cake, people may have already left by that time and you will most likely have leftovers!

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