Wedding Cakes!!!

posted 3 years ago in Food
  • poll: How much did you spend/will you be spending on your wedding cake?
    Nothing--A family member or friend made the cake for free. : (31 votes)
    19 %
    Less than $300 : (44 votes)
    27 %
    $300-$500 : (40 votes)
    24 %
    $501-$700 : (33 votes)
    20 %
    More than $700 : (18 votes)
    11 %
  • Post # 4
    1926 posts
    Buzzing bee

    We did cup cakes with a small cake on top of hte tower and it cost us $90. It was awesome and so much cheaper!

    Post # 5
    62 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    we are doing a small two tier cake on top and then about 110 cupcakes. we are paying about $360 but thats including tax and a delivery fee

    Post # 6
    1259 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    We haven’t had our cake made yet but we were quoted unde $100 so hopefully that’s what we get.

    Post # 7
    2358 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    We had a three tier, two flavor with sugar flowers, delivered and all for $550.

    Post # 8
    214 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2005

    @sjhanddab2014:  We are doing a small 3 tiered gold/blush pink wedding cake, that I am just in love with, and it serves 50 people I think.

    But, we are also doing cupcakes that will be blush pink with small gold sugar pearls on them. They are going to be beautiful and so delicious! We did 100 of those. So, we are going to have plenty of cake to go around.

    I think we spend $250 for all of that. Our baker is just amazing and they taste great! 

    Here is the picture of the cake inspiration. The flowers will be pink tulips instead! Sorry it is so giant couldn’t get it to resize! 

    Post # 9
    1822 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013 - Pavilion overlooking golf course scenery, reception at banquet hall

    I paid $600 for both of my cakes. I was looking for a very specific design for the baker to create, and she gave me the best price, had the best portfolio, and (IMO) had the best cake I’d ever tasted in my life, lol.

    Main cake was 4 tiers and covered in white chocolate dipped pretzel sticks: 16″ bottom faux cake just for height, then a 13″ chocolate tier with chocolate mousse filling, then 10″ white chocolate flavor tier with white chocolate cream filling, and then 7″ “anniversary” tier that was also white chocolate but was not included in the number of servings estimate because it was intended to go home with us. The whole thing served 107.

    The grooms cake was a 10″ 1-tier cake that was white velvet flavor with strawberry filling. It served 39.

    So… $600 for 146 servings or $4.11 per slice. (plus free 7″ tier)

    I’m actually ordering my husband’s birthday cake from her in a couple weeks as a surprise. Same flavor as the grooms cake but a simple design 9″ cake for just $30. 🙂 I am a loyal customer!


    Post # 10
    6525 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    @sjhanddab2014:  not sure how much my cake cost because it was included in the package for our venue. but it was a 4 tier cake and fed 170 people



    Post # 11
    563 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2013 - Pavilion at Rocky Neck State Park

    Post # 12
    194 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    Our cake was close to $900… we had 150 people, and we did have cake left over after giving generously sized slices to the guests. We had red velvet with cream cheese filling and almond cake with brown butter filling. Both were fantastic.

    Post # 13
    743 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2014 - Our Backyard/Steakhouse

    Ours is being made by a friend of ours, 3 tier (dark chocolate, vanilla, red velvet) with crusted buttercream frosting.  She’s a chef with President’s Choice (Loblaws/Zehrs brand) and is making it as her gift to us.  This is our inspiration photo

    Post # 14
    395 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    Mine is going to be $450. 3 tiers, two flavors. And this baker makes the best cakes I’ve ever tasted! I had her make my best friends birthday cake last year as a test run. lol

    Post # 15
    8850 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

    Ours was $350-400 – we had 200 cupcakes plus a 12″ round cake.

    Post # 16
    804 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Ours will be $400 (including delivery) for a 4 tier cake to feed 200. 

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