How To Price This Cake?

Decorating By Meghan1010 Updated 1 May 2010 , 1:25am by anasazi17

Meghan1010 Posted 1 May 2010 , 1:10am
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Until we start this we have no clue how many it will serve or how to even go about pricing it? Bride wants all Chocolate w ganash filling and Fondant/Buttercream.
Please give us some advice as to how much you would charge for this cake?
ps....she doesn't care how many it serves.....they are also ordering 38 cakes for each table that each serve 6!!! We can price those....struggling w/ this one tho!
HELP is oh so welcomed!
LL

3 replies
Minstrelmiss Posted 1 May 2010 , 1:18am
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ummm..... a lot

sorry, no help on this one

I charge TT cakes by how many servings the cakes I baked for it would be then add a design charge to CYA icon_razz.gif HTH

paulstonia Posted 1 May 2010 , 1:20am
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Do you mean you won't know how many it serves because you are carving the cakes? If this is the problem, with carved cakes you should be charging by how much cake you start with, not with what you have left when you are done. Then it's just a matter of what size pans you are using to figure serving amounts.

anasazi17 Posted 1 May 2010 , 1:25am
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WOW! This sounds like a huge project icon_smile.gif I charge by the serving for everything, and for this one it could start at 1K easy. Are you thinking about using dummies for any of it?

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