I have a customer who is interested in a 9x9 square key lime pie cake (this serves 40) for the bottom and a 6 inch round chocolate for the top (this serves 10). All fondant covered. She only wants two tiers but she wants them to be the same design as the bottom two in the pic. she wants the "LOVE" on the top tier and the "PINK" on the bottom done the same as the pic with the white and silver. She wants the ribbon and diamond wrap on the base of both tiers, a light pink fondant 3D dog (like in the next link) but also hand painted with hot pink and black leopard print, the small bag topper all out of fondant so she can save it with the circle logo on the bag but a K in the middle like on this link
I am a scratch baker, which she mentioned that she liked box cake better so I can do that for her if I wanted, I told her that I do not offer box cakes only scratch. Also I use ganache under my fondant. I priced it at $270. Does that seem unreasonable?
She came back with "well I had a cake done before (not by me) with some fondant on it and it only cost me $120".
I told her that a basic 2 tier buttercream exterior cake with basic flavour and design start at $100. I cannot work for hours on a cake for free.
My question is am I charging too much?
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