Do You Charge For The Top Tier Of A Groom's Cake?

Decorating By forthwife Updated 30 Jan 2009 , 8:32pm by CakeMakar

forthwife Posted 30 Jan 2009 , 6:27pm
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Hello: I know some bakers do not charge for the top tier of a wedding cake. Does this also apply for a groom's cake? Thanks!

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karateka Posted 30 Jan 2009 , 6:55pm
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Whether or not you charge for the top tier is a matter of choice. If you can't afford to do it, then don't! And I've never heard of doing it for groom's cakes, but again....if it fits your business strategy, go for it. If not....then no.

-K8memphis Posted 30 Jan 2009 , 7:05pm
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Does not apply to groom's cakes.

For me does not apply to bride's cake either. icon_biggrin.gif

CakeMakar Posted 30 Jan 2009 , 7:19pm
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I've never seen a tiered grooms cake. Normally they're carved or just a chocolate sheet-style.

forthwife Posted 30 Jan 2009 , 7:32pm
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Thanks for all the great responses!

prterrell Posted 30 Jan 2009 , 8:19pm
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Originally Posted by k8memphis

Does not apply to groom's cakes.

For me does not apply to bride's cake either. icon_biggrin.gif




Ditto.

-K8memphis Posted 30 Jan 2009 , 8:25pm
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Originally Posted by CakeMakar

I've never seen a tiered grooms cake. Normally they're carved or just a chocolate sheet-style.




I've done plenty of tiered groom's cakes -- sometimes as many tiers as the bride's cake.

Here's one:

http://www.acmecakes.com/images/PICT0909.JPG

And that's a quarter sheet on a half sheet and I'd never give that away.

CakeMakar Posted 30 Jan 2009 , 8:32pm
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Yeah, I've seen those. I know they are tiered, but I guess I don't consider that a tier in my head. I'd only give away a small "for 2" cake as an anniversary. If they have a "bride's" free tier, I definitely wouldn't give a groom's with it.

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