Looking for advice on pricing with this cake. Its an 8"/6" but the 8" on bottom will be a dummy cake since the bride is just looking for "something to cut into" What do you guys think? Thanks in advance!
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the only real difference time wise in reproducing the cake with one foam layer is
you don't have bake & fill the 8" cake
you still have to shop, measure, bake, make icing, decorate
it takes very little effort to also make/bake the 8"
in some cases acquiring the 8" dummy might mean an extra trip to another store even (gas, money, time)
so therefore a lot of people charge the same amount because it's basically the same amount of work
whatever your per serving price is
i think across the country i could see that going for $4-$8 a serving give or take by mortal bakers not the super big names
flowers might be additional--might be an upcharge for more than double amount of fondant too
but just quote one price
don't detail the upcharge to the client unless they start comparing & ask specifically