Is This Reasonable? Help Quick, Please!!

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CreativeCakery Posted 13 May 2008 , 1:38am
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I am supposed to email a lady my pricing for some cakes this evening. Is this reasonable?

9x13 for $30, and 11x15 for $40 and mini cupcakes (the bite sized ones) at $10/2 dozen

Thanks in advance, CCers!!

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Kitagrl Posted 13 May 2008 , 1:46am
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I am supposed to email a lady my pricing for some cakes this evening. Is this reasonable?

9x13 for $30, and 11x15 for $40 and mini cupcakes (the bite sized ones) at $10/2 dozen

Thanks in advance, CCers!!




Sure, I think so! That's just over 1.30/serving which is more than reasonable, I don't charge less than 1.50/serving for plain sheet cakes, and remember you should charge more for involved artwork.

Good luck!

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pjmw Posted 13 May 2008 , 1:47am
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Depends on how much decorating you have to do. Any edible images, or gumpaste work that you have to do is all extra. Any fillings? If this is plain cake with a border, it does not sound unreasonable for my customers. If you are doing more, though, the price goes up.

Paula

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mommyle Posted 13 May 2008 , 1:48am
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well, a 9 x 13 should feed 20 people. a 11 x 15 should feed 30 people. I personally would charge $125 for the cakes, and $1.00 per bit-size. but it's totally up to you.

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CakeDiva73 Posted 13 May 2008 , 1:48am
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Those mini-cupcakes seem way too cheap......

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Lorendabug Posted 13 May 2008 , 1:52am
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I would probably charge more, but that is just me. I think $10 for 2 dozen miniature cupcakes is not enough. Does that even cover your supplies, time and creativity? I think it depends on your area, too. In my area that is too low. Good luck!

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CreativeCakery Posted 13 May 2008 , 1:56am
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Thanks guys!! I think I will stick with the 9x13 for $30 and make the 11x15 $45; that makes them $1.50 per serving. I SERIOUSLY need to figure a pricing list that I have set ahead of time so that I am not always in a panic!! Now that I am starting to get a pick-up in orders, I need that even more. Thank you guys so much!!

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