How Much To Charge For A Dummy Cake?

Decorating By mom2my3girlz Updated 24 Jun 2009 , 6:31pm by indydebi

mom2my3girlz Posted 24 Jun 2009 , 6:15pm
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Someone wants a dummy cake for 150 people hollywood theme. They said they will buy a sheet cake at costco and have it cut in the back and served. Weird. So how much do you charge someone for something they are not going to eat. It is a sweet sixteen with a hollywood theme.

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DancingCakes2008 Posted 24 Jun 2009 , 6:19pm
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I would either charge the same as normal, you still have all the decorations to do and the dummys usually cost the same if not more than if you made them with cake.

But you can give a slight discount for the convenience factor.

Minstrelmiss Posted 24 Jun 2009 , 6:24pm
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Same...

same money wrapped up in it,

same fine work....

same price PERIOD!

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indydebi Posted 24 Jun 2009 , 6:31pm
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NOrmally, I charge 80%, but that's assuming my cake will be there for everyone taste and swoon over and then I'll have potential new clients.

If it's just for looking, then I say 100%. That will cover the "cost" of everyone thinking a grocery store cake was made by me.

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