Uk Bakers - How Much Would You Charge For This Cake?

Decorating By dressmonster Updated 14 Nov 2011 , 7:09pm by deepdelights

dressmonster Posted 13 Nov 2011 , 9:42pm
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Hi there!

I recently made a dragon cake for my son's birthday and i have been asked to make one for someone else but i have no idea what to charge! Any thoughts would be appreciated!
The pic is in my photo's (sorry dont know how to add it t post)

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deepdelights Posted 14 Nov 2011 , 7:09pm
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Looks really nice - make sure you don't sell it cheap!
How big was the cake (esp the no. of portions) and also how much time did you spend on it - baking time, time spent on making decorations, icing etc?
The minimum price would be based on costs:
Cost of ingredients + time taken (set a per hour rate for yourself) + cost of electricity and any other utilities (although this is a tricky one) + cost of cake board & box.....
.....Add a little bit of a profit margin to it and you have your net price.

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