#SMPWedding101 – Let Them Eat Cake: Tips on Tiers

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If I had it my way, we would’ve had endless flavors of cake at my wedding, enough varieties to cover a table with creative confections. But as that would have been a bit extreme and unnecessary, my sweet tooth settled for a smaller, yet still tasty, treat. One cake or 100, we still had to figure out just how much was needed for our guests, and for this simple yet super important question, we have Lisa of Delicious Desserts. From slicing to serving, tips on flavors to counting the tiers, we have all the essentials below!

DO I NEED A SLICE OF CAKE FOR EACH GUEST?

Not everyone eats cake! I hear it all the time and it’s so true! So when figuring out your quantity, the first thing to consider is…

HOW IS YOUR CAKE BEING SERVED?

Most venues offer two options: by the slice, as they would serve any other course, or at a dessert table, usually served along with coffee, and guests are able to help themselves at their leisure.

If you are going the slice route, and “serving and plating” the cake, then yes, you need a piece of cake for each and every guest, whether they eat it or…