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I think that this article will answer your question: Even three words in a row are considered a pasuk (see Gemara Gittin 6b). However, if the letters are improperly or incompletely formed or spelled it is permitted (Tashbeitz #2). This is the reason why printers sometimes abbreviate pasukim or combine letters like “alef” and “lamed” to form a ...
Oz Nidbaru 7:65:2 says that one may throw invitations with Pesukim on them into the garbage, so long they are wrapped in something.
The laws change by state and many caterers have (or had) deals with charities to pick up the leftovers. As such, you really need to ask. Personally, i have asked a caterer for leftover pineapple boats, which i was happily given. (Dried pineapple is delicious!) To answer specifically: "Is it considered, then, a mitzvah to take these cakes as we know they ...
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