Help With Pricing.....................

Decorating By marypatino23 Updated 28 Jul 2009 , 2:28am by __Jamie__

marypatino23 Posted 27 Jul 2009 , 5:20am
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Hi,
I'm having problems with pricing, how much do I charge for a 2 tiered 6" and 8" fondant cake, its for a bridal shower.

Thanx and have a great day.

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Mensch Posted 27 Jul 2009 , 5:26am
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Um....... how are they decorated? How long do you estimate that they'll take to make?

xstitcher Posted 27 Jul 2009 , 7:07am
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And what's the going rate for custom cakes in your area?

indydebi Posted 27 Jul 2009 , 12:27pm
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are they fondant or buttercream? Any special design elements that might take more time (ie gumpaste bows, fondant figures, cake flavors with expensive ingredients)?

Mike1394 Posted 27 Jul 2009 , 12:49pm
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How much did they cost to make?

cylstrial Posted 27 Jul 2009 , 12:56pm
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LOL! Each one of you is grilling the OP! (I know you have to know all the answers to help her). It was just funny going from one person to another, with question, question. Hehe.

Or maybe it's just early in the morning and I'm exhausted. =o)

indydebi Posted 27 Jul 2009 , 1:01pm
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Originally Posted by cylstrial

LOL! Each one of you is grilling the OP! (I know you have to know all the answers to help her). It was just funny going from one person to another, with question, question. Hehe.

Or maybe it's just early in the morning and I'm exhausted. =o)





hahahaha! It does look like that, huh?

A good example, though, of the many variables involved in pricing "just a cake"! icon_biggrin.gif

Mensch Posted 28 Jul 2009 , 1:46am
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haha it does look funny!

__Jamie__ Posted 28 Jul 2009 , 2:28am
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Yep, I'll add some more. If you are adding a border, is it piped? Or is it made from a mold with fondant? Are there flowers? GP or fondant? Using ganache? Premium scratch ingredients?

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