Frequent question: How much does it cost to make a wedding cake yourself?

Why you shouldn’t make your own wedding cake?

“Making your own wedding cake on top of planning your own wedding is just more stress.” Even if you regularly find baking a relaxing activity, “being tethered to the kitchen the morning of the wedding may be more stressful than you think!” says Maggie Austin of Maggie Austin Cake.

Is a wedding cake worth it?

Since you’re serving a dessert course after dinner, there is no need to have a large cake, too. … Ultimately, it’s your wedding, and if a cake or a dessert cutting isn’t for you, then don’t worry about it. Guests will be just as happy with the other special treats that you have planned.”

What makes a wedding cake different from regular cake?

Wedding cakes are so much more intricate than a birthday cake. … For example, we use the same recipe and batter for both cakes but need more batter per pan so the height and size of the cake is appropriate for this grand occasion. The cakes must also be cut and layered with precision.

How much does a cake for 50 cost?

The starting price is based on any of the standard flavors listed on our website (one cake flavor and two filling flavors). We do also include a birthday message.

SQUARE CAKES.

SIZE SERVINGS PRICE
8 inch 16-20 $65.00
10 inch 30-40 $80.00
12 inch 40-50 $90.00
14 inch 50-60 $110.00
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How do you price a cake for profit?

A good way of pricing a cake is to consider all your costs. Ingredients and overheads are ones you will factor in regardless but don’t ever forget to value your time and skill. This is the number 1 mistake bakers make while pricing their cakes.