? About Priceing Of Cake Balls

Baking By Johnnie53 Updated 2 Jul 2011 , 3:31am by Johnnie53

Johnnie53 Posted 1 Jul 2011 , 12:05pm
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I would like to start selling my cake balls or pops and do not know how to price them. Also, how to package them when I do sell. Any help would be appreciated. I am new at this and would like to use this as extra income. Thanks

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SnLSweetEscapes Posted 1 Jul 2011 , 9:43pm
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First off, if you are doing it out of your home make sure that you are legal with the state. In NY, I had to get certified with the health department and build a completely seperate bakery in my basement in order to do so.
That being said...I charge $18 a dozen for my cake pops. Because I am a custom order bakery, I have minimum orders which would be a dozen. If I am at a show, I will sell them for $1.50 a piece. If they are looking for personalized cake pops then I would charge more for the extra time and ingredients.
As far as packaging, I use a treat bag to cover each one and either use colored ribbon or a silver twist tie to close them. Then I simply box them up.
I hope that this helps and good luck!

Johnnie53 Posted 2 Jul 2011 , 3:31am
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That is a big help thanks. I will look into the laws here in Louisiana on that.

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