Disposable Cupcake Containers

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bjfranco Posted 29 May 2007 , 3:54am
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Just wanted to pass along a website that I found that sells plastic disposable cupcake containers and you do not have to buy a case of them!
plasticcontainercity.com
I bought 25 of them at 99 cents each and used them this past Friday. I will attach a pic so you can see. I had 300 cupcakes to do and they stacked three high and fit perfectly in the back of my SUV.

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cupcakes Posted 29 May 2007 , 11:09am
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Wow! your cupcakes look great and the container is perfect!! I am going to check out the site. Thanks so much!

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CakeDiane Posted 29 May 2007 , 11:22am
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Thanks for the info on that website--looks like they have all sorts of problem-solving containers!

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cupcakes Posted 29 May 2007 , 12:11pm
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bjfranco,
Did you order the deeper of the cupcake containers that this site offers?Thanks

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cambo Posted 29 May 2007 , 4:01pm
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WOW! Great site and I need to order some of these! I have the same question as cupcakes....did you order the deeper ones?

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BlairsMom Posted 29 May 2007 , 4:28pm
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Thanks, what a great site, thanks for sharing.

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Hippiemama Posted 29 May 2007 , 4:46pm
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Thanks for passing on the site. I'll have to check it out.

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mmgiles Posted 29 May 2007 , 8:00pm
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I just checked out this site, looks good to me. I thought I'd post my find here as well. Walmart has cake domes that are seasonal for $3.44. They have two sizes, one will fit a normal double layer 10 inch cake (or smaller - I just put a piece of shelf liner in the bottom). It locks and has a handle to carry it too. They also have one for pies that would work for a single layer cake. The ones on this website plasticcontainercity.com are $2.50 for a 10'' disposable. Now I'm regretting only buying 3 of the seasonal ones at Walmart. I guess I'll buy like 6 more next time I go to walmart.

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bjfranco Posted 30 May 2007 , 2:03am
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Y'all are welcome! I did order the deep ones and they are pretty deep. I do not think they are deep enough for my sitting up elephant cupcakes but for others they will work fine. I also ordered 5 of the individual cupcake holders just to see what they look like and they are pretty neat. Good for sending home the bride a cupcake for mom or hubby-to-be to taste.

Here is pic of all 300 cupcakes.

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bjfranco Posted 30 May 2007 , 2:06am
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Originally Posted by mmgiles

I just checked out this site, looks good to me. I thought I'd post my find here as well. Walmart has cake domes that are seasonal for $3.44. They have two sizes, one will fit a normal double layer 10 inch cake (or smaller - I just put a piece of shelf liner in the bottom). It locks and has a handle to carry it too. They also have one for pies that would work for a single layer cake. The ones on this website plasticcontainercity.com are $2.50 for a 10'' disposable. Now I'm regretting only buying 3 of the seasonal ones at Walmart. I guess I'll buy like 6 more next time I go to walmart.




Thanks for the info. I will have to check that out. Do you usually put your cakes in cake domes? I always put mine in a cake box which cost a lot cheaper.

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cupcakes Posted 30 May 2007 , 12:08pm
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Thanks for all of your help. Wow!! that is a lot of fantastic cupcakes! I really appreciate the info.

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nattyk Posted 30 May 2007 , 1:53pm
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bjfranco-could you tell me what you charge for cupcakes? I made 150 for a graduation, WASC, choc., strawberry, and spice with a white and royal blue swirl on top - and delivered them 15 miles away. I charged $75 and I think she thought that was too much.

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mmgiles Posted 30 May 2007 , 3:27pm
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Thanks for the info. I will have to check that out. Do you usually put your cakes in cake domes? I always put mine in a cake box which cost a lot cheaper.

If its a round cake and I know I'll see the person again, I use a round cake dome. I dont have a lot of customers yet, mostly friends and family. I bought some boxes too, but if you figure up paying $1.50/box (plus gas because there's not aplace close by me) and the fact that the box can only be used once, I like the cheap plastic domes better. Once I get more customers I think I'll use the boxes more, but for friends, they like to keep the dome because it's air-tight and it gives them something to store the cake in until they've eaten it all. It's not a suprise when I send a cake home with someone and dont see the cake dome again for a week because they had to finish the cake.

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sweetideas Posted 30 May 2007 , 3:41pm
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I might be wrong, but I think Sams Club also sells these out of the bakery?

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sweeteecakes Posted 30 May 2007 , 4:12pm
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Thanks so much for sharing. I have been searching for a vendor that sells these containers. I was almost ready to ask Walmart or Sam's would they sell theirs to me.

Thanks again!

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justsweet Posted 30 May 2007 , 4:29pm
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Thank you for sharing the information.

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fat-sissy Posted 30 May 2007 , 4:39pm
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Here is another alternative from www.brpboxshop.com. (This company doesn't charge S/H). 100 of these inserts cost $19.27, so that's 19 cents each plus the cost of a 1/4 sheet box which I also buy from them. They also have them in variety of sizes to fit various boxes. The top pic is the one that costs $19.27.
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Lydia Posted 30 May 2007 , 5:02pm
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MMGILES-----do you happen to have a pictures of the dome you bought at Walmart?

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bjfranco Posted 30 May 2007 , 10:35pm
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Originally Posted by nattyk

bjfranco-could you tell me what you charge for cupcakes? I made 150 for a graduation, WASC, choc., strawberry, and spice with a white and royal blue swirl on top - and delivered them 15 miles away. I charged $75 and I think she thought that was too much.




Simply cupcakes like these (white almond cake/white icing) I charge .75 each and I do not deliver. Normally my cupakes start at 1.50 and most are around $2.

I did these for my neighbor's daughter's graduation (home-schooled kids) and it was also part of my "gift" to her so I gave them a break on the price and also did 16 jumbo cupcakes plus I delivered.

I think you should have charged more. Multi flavors & multi colors plus you delivered! .50 a cupcake was a deal. She should be happy! Especially with gas $3 a gallon with my big SUV it would have cost me $6 bucks in gas just to deliver! So right away I would be down to $69 for the cupcakes...that's only .46 cents each. Plus my time........

It's hard to price cupcakes because people want you to compete with Sam's/Costco/Walmart cupcakes and to me there is no comparison.

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bjfranco Posted 30 May 2007 , 10:36pm
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I might be wrong, but I think Sams Club also sells these out of the bakery?




My Sam's will not sell any. icon_sad.gif

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linda7925 Posted 17 Feb 2014 , 5:50pm
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We found a company that also provides great trays. You can buy in smaller quantities for way less money. Their link is http://www.foodservicewebsource.com.Just click on bakery to see tray choices. Hopefully this will help someone out there. :)

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