How Much To Charge?

Baking By Bean123 Updated 11 Jul 2010 , 10:01pm by Gingoodies

Bean123 Posted 11 Jul 2010 , 7:54pm
post #1 of 4

I am making 50 cupcakes for a bridal shower - she wants half chocolate and half vanilla, all with vanilla frosting. No decorations, no filling...just the plain cupcake with swirled much should I be charging? how much would you charge??
and, she is renting my cupcake much for the rental?

3 replies
kileyscakes Posted 11 Jul 2010 , 8:05pm
post #2 of 4

Well I am pretty cheap I live in a small town with all small towns around. I charge a dollar per cupcake and go up from there, and then for a rental that is totally up to you I have a stand too but I usually just rent it out for free since I usually know my customers. I know I am really cheap compared to what some people charge on here but in my area that is what I can get.

sherrycanary62 Posted 11 Jul 2010 , 9:22pm
post #3 of 4

pricing in a nutshell

cost of ingredients +

what your local market bears+

how much do you want to make=

How much you should charge

cost of materials
plus some xtra

Gingoodies Posted 11 Jul 2010 , 10:01pm
post #4 of 4

For the cupcake design you describe, I charge $1.25 each. I am told, for my area, I am too cheap. For the stand I would charge a rental fee equal to what it cost to replace the stand. If you don't get it back, you will have the funds to get another.

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