How Much For This Cheetah Cake?

Decorating By cakearoni Updated 8 Apr 2008 , 5:52pm by FromScratch

cakearoni Posted 8 Apr 2008 , 3:48pm
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Hey everyone.
Im looking at doing a version of this fabulous cake by msauer. Question: How much would you charge for this (Im always WAAAY off on pricing) and how many do you suppose it feeds?

http://www.cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=gallery&file=displayimage&pid=353333

thx!

4 replies
misabel99 Posted 8 Apr 2008 , 5:20pm
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I would charge $90.00

Kiddiekakes Posted 8 Apr 2008 , 5:34pm
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I would find out how many it feeds.I charge $3.00 a serving for 3D cakes.

busymom9431 Posted 8 Apr 2008 , 5:37pm
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The description said it was 11x15 cut into 4 pieces so the cake is 4 layers. Depending on how you trim it you wouldn't have to waste too much cake. I would guess 30 servings but they would be small (at least to me)
I would charge more than $90..........do you have a per serving price for carved/specialty cakes?
Maybe one of the math people can help you with the servings. I am an eyeballer and my servings are bigger than the wilton chart.

FromScratch Posted 8 Apr 2008 , 5:52pm
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You charge for the cake you make.. if it's one 11x15 that's 35 servings. Is it going to be covered in fondant? No less than $4/serving if you ask me. I'd charge $6. I would think it would serve 25 wedding sized servings but if you make 35 servings of cake.. you charge for it. Carved cakes start at $6/serving in fondant for me. So I'd say $120-$200

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