Pricing For Practice Cakes - Friends/family/fondant :-P

Decorating By cakenovice2010 Updated 27 Oct 2010 , 1:18am by Kitagrl

cakenovice2010 Posted 27 Oct 2010 , 1:12am
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I'm making an 8 inch round cake - fondant design of a big face. It's Thomas the tank engine themed for a friends sons birthday.

I offered to do cakes at cost for a few weeks until I get a decent portfolio and some practice in. I just ask that they cover my costs.

I think I've figured it to be $50 minimum with the fondant and the ingred. for the actual cake and buttercream I will use, plus the board. It seems so low for the amount of work I'm doing but I did say I would do it for cost. There are no little figures to model or anything so it should be straight forward, just a little shaping for the smoke stack.

Is $50 okay? Or is it too low or too high for a practice cake? THanks for any advice in advance.

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Kitagrl Posted 27 Oct 2010 , 1:18am
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Well...if you asked them to cover your costs....then the pricing should cover your costs. You will know that better than we will, since you know how much you are paying for all your supplies....

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