Figures On Top Of A Cake

Decorating By Bean123 Updated 11 Jun 2012 , 6:49pm by Bean123

Bean123 Posted 11 Jun 2012 , 5:12pm
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how much do you charge for figures on top of a cake?

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sillywabbitz Posted 11 Jun 2012 , 6:23pm
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Depends on the size and complexity of the figure? Are you talking about all gumpaste/fondant figures...rice krispy treat figures?

How long does it take you to make figures? What do you pay yourself hourly? If a figure will take you 2 hrs to make, figure what you pay yourself per hour then add in cost of materials and a small increase for specialty item and that should give you your price.

auntginn Posted 11 Jun 2012 , 6:23pm
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Depends on the figure and the size. My formula is cost of materials + mark up + labor

HTH

Bean123 Posted 11 Jun 2012 , 6:49pm
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I'm just curious about the fondant/gumpaste figures. I have an order for a cake with 2 people in yoga poses, and wasn't quite sure what to charge. But I tried to guess how long it would take me and charged just like you suggested!

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