Sorry, Toots, I just saw this. I've been on the road all day and finally have a chance to sit down.
Yes, it can be cut in half. However, you might want to do what I do. Buck and I can't possibly eat a whole recipe of the cake before it goes bad. I usually make the whole recipe and divide the batter between 2 disposable foil pans. Bake the cakes. Eat one and freeze one. Turns out an 8-inch square foil pan fits perfectly in a large zipper-lock bag. The cake freezes extremely well. Enjoy!
"As a girl I had zero interest in the stove." - Julia Child
This is real inspiration. Look what Julia became!