Help With Pricing This Cake

Decorating By punkyf Updated 19 Oct 2009 , 11:25am by punkyf

punkyf Posted 19 Oct 2009 , 2:01am
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A friend wants me to make a cake for her daughter like I made for my daughter. It is a 9 x 13" WASC single layer cake with buttercream icing with an edible image and some fondant accents. I will try to post a picture if I can get it small enough.

Any help would be appreciated. I always do cakes for family so I am clueless as to what a cake like like this would cost.


4 replies
tatorchip Posted 19 Oct 2009 , 3:13am
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I make cakes as a hobby but maybe by the slice plus a little extra for the pic and fondant I see a lot of members charge like $2.50 to $5.00 a slice and has a guide on how many slices per size of cake HTH

cylstrial Posted 19 Oct 2009 , 11:03am
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I'd say $5 to $10 for the image and $3 per slice.

cylstrial Posted 19 Oct 2009 , 11:04am
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If it were a double layer, I'd tell you to charge even more.

punkyf Posted 19 Oct 2009 , 11:25am
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Thank you so much for your replies. I think I would have trouble going into business just because of the pricing issues. Just let me decorate and someone else can figure out all of the business stuff.

Thanks again

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