Help With Pricing A Cake Please.

Decorating By 2winboyz Updated 24 Jun 2009 , 1:23pm by matthewkyrankelly

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2winboyz Posted 24 Jun 2009 , 6:32am
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I have a request to make this fondant covered cake with gumpaste cherry blossom but am having trouble pricing it. How much do you think a 4-8-12-15 size cake would cost? They have also requested chocolate ganache in a couple tiers. This cake should serve roughly 170-175 people. What should I take into consideration when pricing a cake?

Thanks in advance.

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cylstrial Posted 24 Jun 2009 , 1:08pm
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There are so many flowers on that cake. They are going to take a lot of time to make. I would say charge $5.00 a slice (in my area that's quite a bit). Other people might even tell you to charge more. It really just depends on your area.

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matthewkyrankelly Posted 24 Jun 2009 , 1:23pm
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If the bride and groom are keeping the top tier, you are cutting it very close on servings. May be change your pan sizes up a notch. Also, you should charge $7.50 a slice no question. That's a lot of work.

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