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Coffee portions vs dessert portion guide

When planning an event, understanding the difference between coffee portions and dessert portions for cakes is essential to ensure that your guests are satisfied. Let's explore the distinctions between these two serving sizes to help you plan your next event with confidence.

1. Coffee Portions: - Coffee portions are smaller servings of cake that are typically served alongside coffee or other beverages. A standard coffee portion is about 1" x 1" x 4", which is a small, bite-sized portion. Coffee portions are ideal for events where guests may be enjoying other desserts or snacks and are looking for a lighter option.

Dessert Portions: Dessert portions are larger servings of cake that are meant to be enjoyed as a standalone dessert. A standard dessert portion is about 1" x 2" x 4", which is a more generous serving size. Dessert portions are perfect for events where the cake is the main dessert and guests are expecting a satisfying treat.

For those of you now confused by inches, 1 inch is 2.5cm, 2 inches is 5cm, and 4”  is 10cm. 

By understanding the difference between coffee portions and dessert portions for cakes, you can ensure that your Brisbane event is a success. If you're in need of a delicious cake for your event, contact us at Veganyumm to schedule a consultation with our expert cake designers. We specialize in creating beautiful and delicious cakes that are sure to impress your guests. 

Here are the serving portions per cake size for rounds cakes. Please note this is approx servings, it depends on the person cutting your cake. We will provide a guide to them. 

6inch cake: 8 dessert, 15 coffee

8inch cake: 15 dessert, 30 coffee

10inch cake: 30 dessert, 60 coffee

Now what if you need more servings that what a 3 tier cake can accommodate? You can always get cakes made just to cut up and serve! At Veganyumm, we can always work with you to find a solution. 

We hope this serving size guide makes chosing the correct size cake easier! 

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