I've been in business with my friend for about a year now we started out just doing cake pops and I make cakes for friends and family but lately I have been getting a lot of cake requests so have been doing more and more cakes for clients. I always have trouble pricing my general rule had been $3 a serving for fondant and $2 a serving for buttercream and adding on for additional large or detailed fondant or gumpaste work. I just got this email asking me to make a baby shower cake that is butter cream with just blue fondant buttons decorating it. They want it to serve 40 so with my pricing guidelins it would be $80 am I charging to much not enough?? Heres the pic
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Any help greatly appreciated this is the hardest part of the business or me I can decorate and bake all day but I hate quoting prices! I am in Northern California by the way if that makes any difference.