Help! How Much Do I Charge For A 2 Tier Wedding Cake For 30?

Decorating By Cakecrazy5 Updated 31 May 2011 , 9:42pm by Cakecrazy5

Cakecrazy5 Posted 30 May 2011 , 1:25pm
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Please Help!How much do I charge for a 2 tier wedding cake for 30 people?
I have an old friend who has requested a wedding cake in NJ. 2nd wedding, 2 tier fondant and about 4 large flowers some piping and basic flavors. I am an at home baker and this is my first wedding cake. So excited. How much should I charge?

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cathie_shinnick Posted 30 May 2011 , 1:46pm
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buttercream? fondant? most bakers/designers charge by the serving....
example...buttercreamcakes $3.00 per serving so if you do a 6" cake and an 8" cake (serves about 36)
you would charge $108.

fondant $4.00 per serving for the same size $145...
Now these are not the price Im telling you to charge, or the prices that I charge, they are just being used as an example......you have to decide what you would charge.

Check with bakeries in your area and also by by your ability... Hope this helps

TexasSugar Posted 31 May 2011 , 1:38pm
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http://cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-694973-pricing.html

Make sure you charge for how many servings the cake makes not just how many servings they need.

Cakecrazy5 Posted 31 May 2011 , 9:42pm
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Thank you both so much. This was beyond helpful

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