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Wedding Cake Guide - 3 in. Deep Pans

Below you will find a guideline for determining batter amounts, servings, and cooking times for your pans or for determining which pan to use for the occasion.

Pan Shape

Pan Size

Servings 1 layer

Cups Batter for 1 layer

Baking Temps.

Baking Time Minutes

Approx. Cups Icing to Ice & Decorate 2 Layer Cake

Round

6"
8"
10"
12"
14"
16"

12
24
38
56
78
100

3
5
8
10 1/2
15
18

350°F
350°F
325°F
325°F
325°F
325°F

35 - 40
55 - 60
60 - 65
65 - 75
75 - 80
80 - 85

3
4
5
6
8
9

18" Half Round

2" layer
3" layer

130*
130**

9***
12***

325°F
325°F

60 - 65
60 - 65

10 1/2
10 1/2

Square

8"
10"
12"
14"

32
50
72
98

6 1/2
9
14
19

350°F
325°F
325°F
325°F

60 - 65
60 - 65
65 - 70
70 - 75

4 1/2
6
7 1/2
9 1/2

Sheet

9" x 13"
11" x 15"
12" x 18"

65
90
108

11 1/2
16
20

325°F
325°F
325°F

70 - 75
80 - 85
85 - 90

5
6 1/2
8

Contour

7"
9"
11"
13"
15"

11
17
24
39
48

3 1/2
5 1/2
8
13
16

350°F
350°F
350°F
325°F
325°F

45 - 50
45 - 50
75 - 80
75 - 80
80 - 85

2
2 1/2
3
4
5

Note:

*Four half round pans.
**Two half round pans.
***For each half round pan.
For Pans 12" and larger, use a heating core when baking to insure even baking.
Use 2 cores for 18" pans.
A flower nail placed upside down in the center of the pan can be used in place of a heating core.

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