What Should I Charge For This Cake

Decorating By ker_bear_82 Updated 17 Jun 2009 , 6:30am by melhoneybee

ker_bear_82 Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 3:07am
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Im new at the cake business and not sure what a cake like this
should cost. How much would you pay?
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Normita Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 3:12am
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For how many people...and I assume it will be buttercream, correct?

MLand Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 3:15am
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I did one similar to this one. It was an 11x15 for $30.00. That is the basic rate on sheet cakes around my area.

ker_bear_82 Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 3:16am
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25-30 and its all buttercream with a raspberry layer between.

melhoneybee Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 3:21am
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$110. $90 for cake and $20 for extra accents and fancy board, etc. icon_smile.gif

ker_bear_82 Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 3:25am
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Wow, im giving these cakes away..... I never thought it would go for that much, but It is very time consuming. This cake to me about 4 or 5 1/2 hours to do all by myself. Is that normal?

Normita Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 3:36am
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I was thinking like $75-85. You also have to add in the extra time and cost to decorate the cake board if you are planning on decorating like the one on the pix. Just my opinion

melhoneybee Posted 17 Jun 2009 , 6:30am
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Originally Posted by ker_bear_82

Wow, im giving these cakes away..... I never thought it would go for that much, but It is very time consuming. This cake to me about 4 or 5 1/2 hours to do all by myself. Is that normal?




eh, normal? What's normal?? lol Honestly, you get faster as you go. icon_smile.gif

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