(Closed) How much are you paying for your cake?

posted 10 years ago in Food
Post # 17
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560 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

In Father of the Bride the cake was $1200. 

 

Not that that helps you… lol.

 

My aunt is making mine, and she has yet to tell me.

Post # 18
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1676 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

We’re paying a little over $500 for wedding cake and blueberry pie for 100 guests.  I think we ordered too much though — enough cake to feed 75 ppl if cake was the only dessert (we’re going to cut the slices a little smaller to accommodate the additional dessert) plus an additional 13 pies.  I might cut down on the number of pies in the end…

Post # 19
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979 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

We have gotten quotes between $300 and $500 for 100 people.  The low end quote was for a grocery store bakery and the high end one was for a cheesecake wedding cake.

Post # 20
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2857 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011 - Bartram's Garden

Nothing! My good friend makes cupcakes as a side business and they are DELICIOUS!

Post # 21
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258 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

We are paying $280 for a small cake about 60 servings. So very pricey, but it includes a free cake on our 1st year anniversary.

 

Post # 22
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2395 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

We’re having a three tiered square cake with almond batter and raspberry filling.  It’s costing us $1.50 a slice, which works out to be $210 for 140 people.

Post # 23
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10361 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

I’m getting married in San Diego, and we got ours for about $340 for 80 people (including delivery, excluding the stand we purchased). There’s no decordation, though – we are providing them with acrylic shapes to cascade down the cake. $500 might be a bit low, but if you went with a grocery store, it may be possible. Our person was middle tier prices – we met with some higher ones, and felt like we were getting ripped off…

Post # 24
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151 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

I am happy to report that we are not paying a dime!  Our cake is included in our package our reception location.

On the other hand though, the Grooms cake is about $300 for 30 people.  EEEEKKKKK!

Post # 25
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116 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

We’re buying several regular sized cakes and sheet cakes from the Fresh Market. Hopefully it’ll stay under $100 for 80 people.

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