How Much For This Cake?

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kellikrause Posted 8 Feb 2010 , 2:33am
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Hey guys, I was just wondering how much you would charge for this cake? I already did it for a 1st birthday, (free for someone at church, kind of special circumstances) but it's 14, 12, & 10. I used the super enhanced cake mix, filled with mousse, and iced with butter cream with fondant decorations.

Thank you so much, I value your opinion!

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Loucinda Posted 8 Feb 2010 , 2:48am
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That is adorable!!! Only you can decide how much your cakes are worth. Your time, ingredients, and all the misc. expenses need to be taken into account when making that decision. It would definately be in the trible digits. thumbs_up.gif

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VickiC Posted 8 Feb 2010 , 2:48am
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You're very generous. That cake should be no less than $500-all those monkeys and bananas are adorable!

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sandykay Posted 8 Feb 2010 , 2:50am
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I know this won't be much help, but you'd need to find the going rate per serving in your area. Then determine how many servings you cake makes, you don't want to under sell the local bakers in your area.

On another note I love the cake the Bananas are perfect.

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Deb_ Posted 8 Feb 2010 , 2:54am
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I charge $3.50 per serving for bc cakes so 170 x 3.50 plus $5 each monkey

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SpecialtyCakesbyKelli Posted 8 Feb 2010 , 4:17am
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I had it figured at 140 servings (using Earlenes). I charge less for bday cakes than I do wedding cakes....but considering you used a 14, 12, and 10 I would price it more on the wedding cake side of the pricing chart. (PS when people ask why I charge more for wedding cakes than bday cakes, I explain that most wedding cakes use larger cakes and take more time). I would say AT LEAST $3.50 a serving.

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