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UKbride Member Request 17 Jan 2020

What is a reasonable price for a 3 tier wedding cake? Just wanted some...

What is a reasonable price for a 3 tier wedding cake? Just wanted some knowledge before we start asking about prices.

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UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

Depends how many servings, how much design there is required etc. You could have a 3 tier to feed 50, or 3 tiers to feed 200...

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

Im paying 295 for my 3 tier cake. We have diff flavour cake, filling and decoration for each tier. Xx

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

250 at most

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

I'm paying £180.. Depend on what design you want. The more hand detail you want and the longer it will take, the price will increase x

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

I'm paying £450 for mine 3 layers one of which is fruit. But that price is including delivery to venue and setting it up xx

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

I make cakes for a living and bakers usually price depending on flavours and design. Eg. Fruit cake is more expensive also if you wanted a lot of hand made flowers it would cost more. But ask around people price cakes different x

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

It depends on the quality of the supplier. Supermarkets you can get a cake for 2.25 per person. From a lower quality professional cake maker, you should expect to pay £3.50-5 per person. For a quality cake maker, £5 per person

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

We paid 350 for a 4 tier to feed 70. It was fully decorated too

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

Depends on where you live as well.

Top tip though; leave out the word ‘wedding’. That alone will save you £100 🤦🏼‍♀️🤣

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

I paid an about 275 feeds between 40-80 guests

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

I paid about 150 for 3 tier

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

£420 including delivery and set up. Will feed 80. With a cake as with a dress you pay for what you get! The Master Cakesmith in Northumberland is so creative and amazingly talented. We were happy to pay more for the cake because baking has always been a passion of mine and I grew up baking with my Nana. My Nana also contributed to the cost of the cake 🥰

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

I paid £220 for a 3 tier sponge cake, which we adored and thought was a really good price. Despite everyone's opinion fact is you always get what you pay for xx

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

I've been quoted £190 for a 3 tier to feed 130 people

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

We chose to have our cake done by a local girl who had recently started her business to help progress her portfolio so she did us a deal, we had a two tier wedding cake plus a 50 piece doughnut wall for £200, may be worth looking for someone local or someone who's recently started up and needs the business, we had masses of cake left mind! Also Mark's and Spencer's sell wedding cakes, I also looked at their brochure and their prices were reasonable.

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

We paid £475 for a 4 tier x

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

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UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

Look on m and S. So much choice and caters for all budgets. Reviews are amazing as well xx

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

We found it very varied. We're paying £250 but got quotes between there and &£600 x

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

This is such a big question. Prices will vary on cake flavour, how tall the tiers are, how you want it decorated, buttercream or fondant. What filling you want. If you want real or fake flowers on it etc etc. You’d be best contacting several cake makers for a variety of quotes ☺️

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

I used to make cakes and I'm getting married in September. I'm going down the route of a tiered cheeses and fruit cake. X

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

Jacqueline Stewart

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

If you ask a novice like me, I would say £6 but a professional you could be looking at much more.

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

Depending on how many you want to serve. And how you want the over all finish to look (well done or cheaply done)
Will depend on design and if you have any handmade elements. A decent cake maker will start around the £350 mark for a 3 tier. All depends what your looking for and how well made you want it.

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

£300 3 tier

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

Making my own...betty crocker cake mixes always spot on, naked is all the rage anyway, bit of bling and some flowers should come in at less than £50...people either eat it or not .

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

My cake is costing £380 😬

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

Hope Lambart. I take it congratulations are in order. When have you set the big day for? XXxx

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

£150

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

Depends on how many people you want to feed I think? Tiers will be all different sizes depending on who you go to so remember to check approximate portions. We are having a “double barrel 2 tier” cake, looks like a 2 tier but made from 4 tiers to increase portion size, to feed approx 150 . Cost around £350 xx

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

I paid £350 for a 4 tier plus a gluten free one

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

Ours was £425

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

Im being charged £100

UKbride Member 20 Jan 2020

Paid £450 for a 3 tier Maltesers wedding cake and didn't even get a slice x

UKbride Member 21 Jan 2020

I make cakes professionally and price is dependent on so many factors. Sure, you can pick up a supermarket cake or cake from a wholesalers for under £200 but if you want something truly special then the price will vary depending on your design and number of portions you want it to serve. I don't slap any extra money on just because it's a wedding for example, but it would be dearer to buy from a professional as you are paying for their skill and expertise as well as a beautiful product. My wedding cakes range from £140 to anything upwards of £1500-2000. Your best bet is to look around at different suppliers, work out the sort of cake you're looking for and find a cake maker who is familiar with the kind of design you're looking for and ask to have a chat with them ☺ most will offer consultations and you'll be able to sample their cakes and chat all about the design you're looking for. If you'd rather source something from a supermarket or wholesaler, most have catalogues and price guides to help you budget. Hope that helps! 🥰💜

UKbride Member 21 Jan 2020

500 5 tier

UKbride Member 21 Jan 2020

I really don't see the fascination with the cake 😂 but that's just me! Noone even ate any cake at my wedding as they were too full so im glad all we did was a buy one from the shop

UKbride Member 21 Jan 2020

I’m paying £120 for 2 tier bottom fruit top sponge feeding 150

UKbride Member 21 Jan 2020

our 3 tier cake has cost us £350 xx

UKbride Member 22 Jan 2020

Ann Jordan ... just look 👀

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