What Is The Average Price For A Slice Of Wedding Cake?

Decorating By mom2my3girlz Updated 10 Nov 2009 , 2:39pm by leah_s

mom2my3girlz Posted 10 Nov 2009 , 12:45pm
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Is it 3.50 per serving?

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brincess_b Posted 10 Nov 2009 , 12:58pm
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no. i admit i dont know what the average price is, but $3.50 is really a starter price or a fairly basic fondant cake. most people dont want simple starter cakes.
costs can easily head up to $10 a slice when you start using more structure, more real chocolate decor, more gumpaste flowers or accents, gourmet flavours etc etc etc. its why pricing your own cakes can be such a challenge!
and then your top level cakers charge $yikes per serving! think how duff charges $1000 minimum - if you want a very basic duff cake, for 50, that is $20 a serving.
xx

JGMB Posted 10 Nov 2009 , 1:01pm
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There's another thread right now with a similar question:

http://www.cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopicp-6619635.html#6619635

Maybe you'll find some answers there!

leah_s Posted 10 Nov 2009 , 2:39pm
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Since there's no "standard" cake, there's no "standard" pricing. You have to look at Your costs and compute Your pricing.

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