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How much do you or did you pay for your wedding cake?

Getting Married soon and doing some cake tastings. Just curious what a fair price would be for a cake. I'm expecting around 75 guest

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JaymieZ

Asked by JaymieZ at 11:00 AM on Sep. 24, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • we paid $150 for a cake for 100
    but our best man's sister owns a bakery and grew up across the street from DH
    peanutsmommy1

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 11:07 AM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • We planned for 150 I think (it's been a few years and my mom dealt with the majority of it), a friend made our small 2-tier cake that we displayed on the head table & cut. We ordered sheet cakes from the bakery for our guests - a sheet cake costs around $35 and feeds 50-ish...so I know for sure we paid under $200 - and it was really good cake!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:07 AM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • I paid $3.50 per person for my first cake plus $100 for topper..ended up being $450 total.

    I'm planning my second and last wedding now. I am getting small 3 tiered cake it is $110 and $35 for the topper.
    ria7

    Answer by ria7 at 11:22 AM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • Our cake was 2 tier and we got it at the local bakery and it was $100. We brought our own topper that we purchased at Michael's craft store.
    SweetLoveofMine

    Answer by SweetLoveofMine at 11:33 AM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • Nothing! My Aunt made it. It was her present to us. It was beautiful.
    Catrin2009

    Answer by Catrin2009 at 1:13 PM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • For 226 guests I paid about 300.00 ( 2 tier and four surrounding cakes) I had two cakes left and ate on at 6 months - still good and the other at a year. Not so good.
    mommy2each

    Answer by mommy2each at 2:19 PM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • Around $175 for about 80 people.Congrats on your upcoming wedding.=)
    liss05

    Answer by liss05 at 2:48 PM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • Less than $50 for a cake that served 125. I only had to pay for the cake mixes & other ingredients. I made it myself since I have taken cake decorating classes and have years of experience.
    michiganmom116

    Answer by michiganmom116 at 3:23 PM on Sep. 24, 2010

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