Questions About Purse Cake

Decorating By Stacey75 Updated 23 Oct 2010 , 4:41am by Stacey75

Stacey75 Posted 22 Oct 2010 , 11:28pm
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on average, how many people feed? Also, how do you go about pricing one? What do you ladies charge? I got a request and I know I could do it but I dont know how many people it feeds or a appropiate price since I've never done one before. Thanks

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debster Posted 23 Oct 2010 , 12:04am
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I've only done the coach type that I cut up a 9x13 into three layers and did the purse. It serves between 12-15 and I charged 50.00 That's my area here in Ohio I'm sure elsewhere you can get more. Remember when you stack if you do a thinner purse you have to cardboard and dowel every two layers.

bakingpw Posted 23 Oct 2010 , 12:27am
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I always had the customer tell me how many servings they wanted, then I built the cake (purse) from there - up to 30 servings. I also charged $4.50/serving for all 3D cakes.

step0nmi Posted 23 Oct 2010 , 1:00am
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I always figure out the measurements I want the cake at and then I divide that by 1" on one side and 2" on the other side...if it's more than four inches high then you have another cake on top... does that make sense?

Stacey75 Posted 23 Oct 2010 , 4:35am
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Yes step0nmi, Thanks everyone that helps

Stacey75 Posted 23 Oct 2010 , 4:41am
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Yes step0nmi, Thanks everyone that helps

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