How Much Would You Charge For This Cake?

Decorating By ashlynsmommy09 Updated 11 Oct 2010 , 3:27pm by elliespartycake

ashlynsmommy09 Posted 11 Oct 2010 , 3:11pm
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I made this for my daughters birthday, the bottome tier is 12 inchs, middle is 9, top is 6. all fondant and figures are the marshmallow fonant, and i used homade buttercream icing underneath, and for the waterfall. Im new at "selling" cakes and have no idea what to charge, personally, I think I am undercharging! If you could give me a ballpark range of what this is worth, It would be appreciated! Thanks so much

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ashlynsmommy09 Posted 11 Oct 2010 , 3:16pm
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It wont let me upload it, so go to my photos and its the 3 tier jungle cake. Thanks

CWR41 Posted 11 Oct 2010 , 3:18pm
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Are each of your tiers one layer 2" tall?

ashlynsmommy09 Posted 11 Oct 2010 , 3:21pm
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CWR41.. yes, they are around 2.5 inches.

elliespartycake Posted 11 Oct 2010 , 3:27pm
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No one can give you a specific price that you should charge for this cake. It was a lot of work..how much do you charge for your time? Only you know the cost of your ingredients. Only you know what your market will bear...we don't know where you are located. These are the kinds of things you need to figure out if you are going to sell cakes.
In my area a cake like this would fetch $500 plus (assuming each tier is two 2"' layers).
HTH and good luck

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