Supermarket Bakery

Decorating By sgregory Updated 21 Sep 2010 , 12:01am by sgregory

sgregory Posted 18 Sep 2010 , 4:39pm
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First off I am from a small town.

I get a call from a Grocery Store Bakery asking if I could make two tiers worth of cake for them because they did not order the cake they needed to complete a wedding cake that was due today!!

I guess what bothers me is that, homemade cake and bakery cake have different textures!! Boy, are the bride and groom in for a surprise.

Just had to see if this has happened with anyone else.

8 replies
lardbutt Posted 18 Sep 2010 , 6:40pm
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The coupe would be so suprised alright....of why it tastes so good! That is really crazy. What were they wanting to pay for the cake?

sgregory Posted 19 Sep 2010 , 1:17am
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they told me they would pay me what they would have to pay for it if they ordered it..which was $89. This was for 2 layers each of 10in and 6in rounds

Coral3 Posted 19 Sep 2010 , 3:23am
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So did you tell them no?

matthewkyrankelly Posted 19 Sep 2010 , 3:47am
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I don't completely understand. Did they just want you to bake, or bake, frost and decorate?

CWR41 Posted 19 Sep 2010 , 5:54am
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What flavors did you bake for them?

sgregory Posted 20 Sep 2010 , 2:08am
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all I had to do was bake the 4 layers of cake and take it to them, then they iced and decorated it themselves.

it was just vanilla cake

CWR41 Posted 20 Sep 2010 , 2:42am
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I think that's awesome, if you got paid $89 for baking four layers.

(What I don't understand, is why it costs them $89 to purchase those layers... the cost for wholesale white cake layers ranges between $1.16 - $1.33 each for 6" and $2.63 - $3.21 each for 10". I guess this supermarket doesn't realize the options available to them for less than $10. I hope you get to bake for them a lot more in the future!)

sgregory Posted 21 Sep 2010 , 12:01am
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it was a pretty big deal for me! haha considering i have only been baking and decorating for about a year now!

I don't understand why they have to pay so much either!

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