Cupcake Pricing

Baking By dogwood Updated 30 Jun 2010 , 7:57am by revel

dogwood Posted 28 Jun 2010 , 8:36pm
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I know there has been tons of questions on cake pricing but I don't believe I've ever seen what people charge for cupcakes. I've just received an order for cupcakes for a baby shower and I don't have a clue as to what to charge per cupcake. Do you use sheet cake pricing or layer cake pricing? icon_confused.gif

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kaseysweetkissbakery Posted 28 Jun 2010 , 8:49pm
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I run a gourmet cupcakery and we charge 1.50 for mini cupcakes and 2.00 for regular sized cupcakes. We sell the regular sized for $20 per dozen. But if they order a large quantity, I ususally work with them on the price. For example, if they order like 5 dozen I would tell them that would usually cost $100 but for them I would "cut them a deal" and give it to them for $80. An added bonus for that is this will create a repeat customer.

TexasSugar Posted 28 Jun 2010 , 9:06pm
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Are the cupcakes going to be filled? If so to me I would treat it like a serving of cake and price it accordingly.

msthang1224 Posted 28 Jun 2010 , 9:54pm
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I agree with kaseysweetkissbakery. I price just like that. I always gv a discount if the order a large amount, 6 -12 ccs free

dogwood Posted 29 Jun 2010 , 12:50pm
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Thanks for the info fellow CCer's. icon_smile.gif They are not going to be filled but they will have a decoration on top.

revel Posted 30 Jun 2010 , 7:57am
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I would try googling cc shops in your area for pricing Here cc prices start at $2.95 minis at $1.50 No fillings just a swirl of bc

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