How To Charge For Fondant Wedding Cake?

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SweetToothCreations Posted 24 Jul 2007 , 12:43pm
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I done lots of buttercream wedding cakes, but I have someone who would like a wedding cake done in fondant to feed 100 people, the cakes look like hat boxes, with luster dust, and gumpast bows, she wants coconut flavor cake and pinapple flavor filling. I charge 2.50 a slice for BC cakes., but I'm not sure how to charge for this cake!

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jmcakes Posted 24 Jul 2007 , 12:51pm
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My wilton insructor told us to charge double the price if they want fondant. I would assume here on CC we would tell you to check the local bakery and see how much they charge and charge accordingly!! The best I can help you with! Don't forget to charge extra for gumpaste bow too!

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tirby Posted 24 Jul 2007 , 12:52pm
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Are you making the roses too? If 2.50 for BC is your normal then 3.50 -4.00 for Fondant is fair. Also I charge 25.00 ber bow . but thats me.. I only charge 2.00 for BC..

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angelas2babies Posted 24 Jul 2007 , 12:53pm
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You will get varying answers because of regional pricing differences, but I generally charge an extra dollar per serving, and the gumpaste accents on that cake need to be accounted for as well. It's a gorgeous cake, by the way!


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FromScratch Posted 24 Jul 2007 , 1:04pm
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I charge 2$ for BC cakes filled with BC.. My wedding BC cakes are 3$ per serving and come with one non-premium filling (the pineapple would qualify as non-premium for me) and a satin ribbon. I charge an extra dollar per serving for fondant. I'd charge about 4$ per serving for that cake plus extra for the flowers and bows.. That topper would be at least $60.00. I don't do GP flowers (that I would put on a cake anyway.. LOL) so I don't know 100% what I would charge.. but it'd be up there.. they are labor intensive and there's at least 25 roses in that topper. The bow's would be $15.00 as they are pretty easy.

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