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Fondant - Amounts Needed to Cover a Cake

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Use this chart: Fondant - Amounts Needed to Cover a Cake to determine how much rolled fondant is needed when rolled about 3/8- to 1/4-inch thick. Amounts listed do not include decorations. How to Cover a Cake with Fondant

See also: Amounts Needed for Frosting or Icing a Cake

Cake Size: Size - Inches
Use this Rolled Fondant Amount - Ounces (by weight)
Rounds
4 in. high
6" 18 oz.
8" 24 oz.
10" 36 oz.
12" 48 oz.
14" 72 oz.
16" 108 oz.
18" 140 oz.
Rounds
3 in. high
6" 14 oz.
8" 18 oz.
10" 24 oz.
12" 36 oz.
14" 48 oz.
16" 72 oz.
18" 108 oz.
Sheets
2 in. high
7 x 11" 30 oz.
9 x 13" 40 oz.
11 x 15" 60 oz.
12 x 18" 80 oz.
Ovals
4 in. high
7 3/4 x 5 5/8" 24 oz.
10 3/4 x 7 7/8" 48 oz.
13 x 9 7/8 " 48 oz.
16 1/2 x 12 3/8" 72 oz.
Hearts
4 in. high
6" 18 oz.
8" 26 oz.
9" 32 oz.
10" 36 oz.
12" 48 oz.
14" 72 oz.
15" 72 oz.
16" 96 oz.
Petals
4 in. high
6" 18 oz.
9" 30 oz.
12" 48 oz.
15" 72 oz.
Squares
4 in. high
6" 24 oz.
8" 36 oz.
10" 48 oz.
12" 72 oz.
14" 96 oz.
16" 120 oz.
Hexagons
4 in. high
6" 18 oz.
9" 36 oz.
12" 48 oz.
15" 84 oz.
Paisley
4 in. high
6 x 9" 20 oz.
9 x 12-3/4" 48 oz.
12 x 17" 72 oz.
Diamond
4 in. high
10-1/4 x 7-2/5" 24 oz.
15 x 11" 36 oz.
19-1/4 x 14-1/4" 60 oz.
Pillow
4 in. high
6-3/4 x 6-3/4" 16 oz.
10 x 10" 28 oz.
13-1/4 x 13-1/4" 48 oz.

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