mdyblue5
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how much is your wedding cake?

mdyblue5, on June 19, 2011 at 12:37 AM Posted in Planning 0 86
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If you can tell me, how much was or will be your wedding cake? we'll be having around 140 guests. i've looked into two bakeries and one quoted me $**** depending on design.

not sure if this is average or way too high. this bakery is highly recommended by others.

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Latest activity by Stephani, on June 27, 2011 at 9:45 PM
  • Dianne
    VIP August 2011
    Dianne ·
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    Our cake is $100 with enough for at least 30ppl. It will be custom painted and round with two flavors.


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  • mlw
    Master December 2016
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    One of my FH's best friends mothers is a cake decorator. From what I understand we will pay for all supplies, as well as a small fee for her time.

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  • Rachel
    Devoted November 2011
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    Ours is $565 and for 100 guests, I got round 4 tier cake with different flavors in each layer!!

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  • Cecy
    Super October 2011
    Cecy ·
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    Thank God my God mother's sister owns a bakery and she is giving us the cake as a gift; but from what Ive heard its a $400 3 tier cake for 150 ppl.

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  • Tiggopotomus
    VIP April 2011
    Tiggopotomus ·
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    For a 6 in round and 100 cupcakes, 190.


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  • Chesty LaRue
    Master August 2011
    Chesty LaRue ·
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    Paying 500 for grooms cake and wedding cake that in total will feed 200

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  • Elizabeth
    Super October 2011
    Elizabeth ·
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    Our cake is costing around 250 and it will be big enough to feed 100 people


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  • Mrs Miller (Zahra)
    Super July 2011
    Mrs Miller (Zahra) ·
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    I think I am paying too much too ... for a 3 -tiered cake (only 1 real layer of red velvet and 2 fake styrofoam layers) and a full size black forrest sheet cake cost me $800. They came highly recommended though and the cake was an important detail for both of us so we bit the bullet.


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  • Jessica
    Super September 2011
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    $940 for a 5 tier cheesecake,alternating hexagon and round tiers, 3 flavors chocolate chocolate chip, rasperry swirl and english toffee, decorated with fondant and gumpaste flower topper. different design on each layer, monogram, feeds 180 people.

    Picture in my profile.

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  • Tiggopotomus
    VIP April 2011
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    ^^ sounds amazing!

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  • Meghan
    Master August 2011
    Meghan ·
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    Costs increase with various flavors, larger sizes and detail in the design- not to mention regional price differences.

    Cakes AVERAGE $4/person. However, if you're adding fillings, fondant, and intricate decor- that price will go up significantly.

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  • Tiffany
    Expert September 2011
    Tiffany ·
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    After reading everyone's posts about the cost of wedding cakes, I'm thinking that I'm glad that mine is included with my venue. I'm sure they charge extra for special requests though. I'm going to have a red velvet cake with cream cheese icing.

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  • Lisa
    Super October 2011
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    Ours is $324 for a four tiered square cake, pink champagne flavor with mixed berry filling. It will have smooth whipped cream frosting, hand painted scroll work and a ribbon at the bottom of each layer. It will serve about 100. I'm in Phoenix.

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  • B
    Devoted October 2012
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    Since i'm making and decorating my own cupcakes, i'm going to be paying about $153. that includes the pans AND the cupcake stand. (: i'm making 75 cupcakes. i might decide to make a small cake for the top, for me and my groom, but for now, it's cupcakes all the way lol.

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  • Angela
    Devoted September 2011
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    Ours was $635, which I thought was a great bargain for the amount of detail we are requiring. We are going to have a groom's cheesecake that will be decorated like a grave yard and have zombies coming out of it, then 50 cupcakes that zombies will be crawling over, and finally a two tiered fondant covered cake that will have FH and I with chainsaws fighting zombies. Smiley smile

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  • Private User
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    Private User ·
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    $ 40.00

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  • Rachel W. de L.
    VIP June 2011
    Rachel W. de L. ·
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    Three tier cake

    Alternating... square round square

    Custom design and stenciling based on a drawing I did

    Fondant

    1/4th of the bottom tier will be cut out and replaced with diabetic friendly cake

    Cake feeds 100 people

    Plus! a large 4inch diameter mini-cake for my celiacs flower girl.

    Cost? $350 plus $55 delivery.

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  • Andrea
    Expert July 2011
    Andrea ·
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    Three tier cake hexagon shaped with red ribbon to feed 125 people. Total cost: $530. Because this bakery has sentimental meaning to FH and I, we were willing to pay the money and not shop around for something cheaper.

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  • Ab
    Master October 2011
    Ab ·
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    We are doing a small cake and then cupcakes..It will come to about 150 I believe..this is just one area where we didn't want to splurge. If you are spending a lot make sure to put it like in the middle somehow, not a in a corner. In my experience not too many people pay attention or walk over to the cake cutting even if it's announced.

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  • Baby
    Expert July 2011
    Baby ·
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    I'll have about 120 guests at the maximum... I'm getting a small 2-tier cake for FH & I to cut & then we got cupcakes for everyone else!! It's SOO much cheaper that way! Have you looked into maybe having cupcakes for the guests instead?

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