How To Charge For Cupcakes

Decorating By rafaella Updated 24 Sep 2008 , 5:41pm by rafaella

rafaella Posted 23 Sep 2008 , 6:20pm
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Hello everyone,
just got an order of chocolate cupcakes with fondant figurenes on them (animals) and don't know what to charge . I have never done cupcakes before. It will be filled with chocolate mousse and the top part covered with fondant( like a rug) on top of each one will be different animals.
Thank you all in advance

4 replies
frankandcathy Posted 24 Sep 2008 , 2:50am
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A lot. The fondant figurines are what you're charging for. Make one now, figure out how long and how much effort it takes to make them. Charge according to that. Remember, smaller work actually means more money because it's more details.

mjarvis78 Posted 24 Sep 2008 , 3:10am
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I charge $2 for each cupcake--just with a swirl on top. IF they want fondant on top, I charge $.25 extra, and if I am modeling figuresm that would be $1 extra.

leah_s Posted 24 Sep 2008 , 3:29am
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$7.50 each.

seriously

After you do it you'll agree.

rafaella Posted 24 Sep 2008 , 5:41pm
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thank you all, i appreciate all your help. I think i'll go with Leah's prices, they are different characters.

Thanks

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