Are Small Cakes A Hassle?

Decorating By YamunaJivana Updated 20 Nov 2013 , 4:40am by SystemMod1

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YamunaJivana Posted 20 Nov 2013 , 3:32am
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I'm wondering how everyone charges for cakes to make a living, especially small ones (6-8 servings), which I have been getting orders for quite frequently.

If it's covered in Fondant, I tend to charge $4 per serving. But even then, it seems more trouble than it's worth (profit-wise). I am definitely grateful for these opportunities, but to potentially live off cake decorating, I wonder how it can be done most effectively. [:

How do you go about small cakes, do you have a minimum? Or how do you factor in time in the expense and how do you present that to a potential cake client, who may think in costco or vons price terms?

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SystemMod1 Posted 20 Nov 2013 , 4:40am
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