Need Help On Pricing

Decorating By jem2131 Updated 6 Jun 2011 , 4:26pm by TexasSugar

jem2131 Posted 6 Jun 2011 , 2:22pm
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How much would you charge for a cake that feeds 50 people. It would be covered in white fondant with blk fondant zebra print stripes and a pink bow on top. Pls help thanks

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TexasSugar Posted 6 Jun 2011 , 4:26pm
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How much does it cost you to make it? How much time will it take you? How much profit do you want?

The problem with telling someone what to price their cake as is that it varies greatly. There is no one price for cakes. The ingredients you use could be more expensive than the ones used by someone else that can buy in bulk. Or someone else can use more expensive higher quality ingredients than someone else. If you just bake from a cake mix, or from a doctored cake mix, or a scratch recipe there is going to be different costs involved.

Some areas can ask for a higher costs, such as larger cities because the cost of living is higher.

There are way too many things to factor in that there that one person really can't just give another a price.

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