How Big And How Much?

Decorating By Eva2 Updated 27 Mar 2010 , 2:07am by prterrell

Eva2 Posted 26 Mar 2010 , 7:44pm
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I am making a 2 layer 8in round cake, it will be buttercream icing with and EI on it. How much would you charge and how many people will it serve?
Thank you, Eva

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TexasSugar Posted 26 Mar 2010 , 8:10pm
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http://www.wilton.com/cakes/making-cakes/baking-wedding-cake-2-inch-pans.cfm

How much depends on your price per serving, which is based off how much you spend making the cake, the time you put into it, and so on. icon_smile.gif

jjaj Posted 26 Mar 2010 , 8:10pm
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well, i don't know what you should charge, but according to wiltons charts, it would serve 20, using their party size servings of 1.5x2

Mug-a-Bug Posted 26 Mar 2010 , 8:13pm
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There are several different serving charts. The two most popular ones are Wilton's and Earlene's. (You can google them). I personally like Earlene's; (It's a little bigger than Wilton's and I think a little more realistic) According to her an 8 inch round cake serves 15. What you want to charge per serving is your choice. I charge $2.50 per serving, which is really low to most people; but I'm just starting out and happy to turn a profit. Hope that helps. icon_biggrin.gif

prterrell Posted 27 Mar 2010 , 2:07am
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The standard serving for cakes is generally accepted at 1"x2"x4".

A 8" cake serves 24.

$50.24 for buttercream

$75.36 for fondant

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