cakelady Posted 14 Jan 2005 , 5:25pm
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I have been asked to make a dozen cupcakes to accompany a cake - it sounds like she doesn't want the cost of a bigger cake...........anyway, I'm not sure how to price cupcakes. They are supposed to be marble with green grass on top......she plans on putting picks in them. Any suggestions out there?

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VickiC Posted 14 Jan 2005 , 6:18pm
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No less than $1 each for the small cupcakes. Charge more for a jumbo cupcake.

MrsMissey Posted 14 Jan 2005 , 7:49pm
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I agree with VickiC.........no less than $1. for each small cupcake. Consider how much time it takes to decorate each individual one! Happy baking, Missey

GHOST_USER_NAME Posted 15 Jan 2005 , 10:30am
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If you'll have to make a whole batch of batter to make half a batch of cupcakes, charge accordingly. That whole batch is in your costs.

Kiddiekakes Posted 15 Jan 2005 , 4:01pm
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I agree with all...

Cupcakes are not any cheaper to make despite what Brides may think.They are actually more time consuming than a larger tiered cake.Don't undersell yourself and charge accordingly..if she doesn't want to pay that then maybe she could bake and decorate them herself!!!

trisha1972 Posted 16 Jan 2005 , 3:25pm
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I charge just like a basic cake. It takes the same amount of ingredients to make a batch (24) cupcakes as a cake. YOUR lady only wants 12??? I'd charge even alittle more than $1, since your going to have 1/2 of the batter that you will then have to do something with.

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