Fill pans 1/2 to 2/3 full; 3 in. Deep pans must be filled just 1/2 full. Batter amounts for the 2 in. Cakes ~ above the chart space for pans 2/3 full of batter. An typical 2-layer cake mix returns 4 come 5 1/2 cups of batter. For huge cakes, constantly check for doneness after they have actually baked for one hour. Because that pans 11 inches and larger, we recommend making use of a heating core to insure even baking. Icing quantities are really general and also will vary v consistency, thickness applied and also tips used. These amounts permit for top and also bottom borders.Number that servings are intended together a guide only.