(Closed) Royal Wedding Cake Replica – and how much did your wedding cake cost?

posted 10 years ago in Food
  • poll: How much did your wedding cake cost?

    Less than $500






    $10,000 - $15,000

    $15,000 - $20,000

    $20,000 - $25,000

  • Post # 3
    4354 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    The estimate we got was $325 lol.

    Post # 4
    10282 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2011

    Wow, I had a hard time coping with our $600 price tag. $8k?! $80k?!?! That’s bananas!

    Ours is 3 tiers of alternating chocolate and vanilla cake with canoli filling and chocolate buttercream frosting. Our cake also have over 100 hand made and painted fondant leaves as well as ribbon detailing around the case of each tier. 

    It will be just like this except 3 tiers and buttercream frosting instead of fondant…

    Post # 6
    955 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    Ours was $325. We had 3 tiers, 2 layers vanilla bean cake with fresh strawberries for the filling  and one layer vanilla bean cake with vanilla custard filling all with butter cream frosting and then covered in the fondant the 1st pic is inspiration pic 2nd pic was our cake.


    Post # 7
    4801 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I can’t believe the royal wedding cake was that much! Honestly, when I saw it I was like “Meh”.  It’s pretty but not THAT great!

    I haven’t gotten married yet but I don’t want to spend too much on a cake if I can help it.

    Post # 8
    410 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I just went to our cake tasting tonight, it’s a lady whom does it out of her home and recommended by many for not only the cake but the price. I’m getting a four tier cake for 250 people for $275!! You can’t beat that!!

    It isn’t the BEST cake I’ve ever had but still very good. You can have each tier a different flavor for no extra charge. Buttercream only which is fine with me. The only complaint I can make is that she doesn’t do fancy stuff like flowers, etc.. out of frosting. Mine will be scroll work on two tiers and swiss dots on the other two with my color ribbon around them. I’m not getting the exact look I wanted but considered other places wanted $1400-$2400 I’m okay with it.

    There is no way I would ever consider paying thousands of dollars for a cake that nobody will even remember. Everyone has their own priorities, this one just wasn’t mine.

    Post # 9
    260 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    A friend of the family is charging us $200 to make our cake for a little over 200 guests! It will look similar to this but different colors and will have fresh flowers on it too. It’s 4 tiers, each with a layer of chocolate and a layer of vanilla cake with chocolate mousse filling and buttercream frosting.

    Post # 10
    1077 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    I’m not sure what ours cost.  A 3 tier cake w/ no filling and a nominal amount of basic frosting flowers was included in our catering package.  We needed to pay $300 more for custom decorations and fruit filling.

    Post # 11
    2512 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    Our will look like this but squared. First layer is fake. Second layer is vanilla rasberry. Third is red velvet. Fourth is Coffee Crisp. Yummy! Cost is $450


    Post # 12
    6065 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: January 2012

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    @tranquility: That is beautiful!

    Post # 13
    2116 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    $325 (I think!) for 110 people, its a really pretty cake too.. Who would spent over a thousand on a cake? Its just a cake!

    Post # 14
    3977 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I don’t even like cake. The idea of spending more than $200 on a cake is completely ridiculous to me.

    Post # 15
    3756 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    mine will be absolutely free minus the flowers I am going to put on it.

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