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How many people does a 10-inch diameter cake feed?

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A round cake 10 inches in diameter feeds approximately 35 people and a 10-inch square cake is appropriate for 45 people, while a 10-inch heart-shaped cake only feeds 30 people. This assumes that the cake is cut so that slices are 4 inches in height, 2 inches in length and 1 inch in width.

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How many people does a 10-inch diameter cake feed?
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The ingredients and density of the cake also influence how many people it can serve. For example, cakes made out of dense fruit will serve more people than a standard flour cake of the same size. When selecting a cake size, it is also important to allow for a few extra servings. Some people may not be satisfied with the traditional size of a cake slice, and others may decide to attend at the last minute.

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