How Much Will Your Wedding Cake Cost in 2018?
Wedding cakes with buttercream flourishes and adorned with detailed icing and beautiful ribbons and blossoms are what brides dream about, but the fact is these Instagram worthy confections will definitely command a higher price than one provided by your friendly neighborhood bakery. While it’s generally considered one of the least expensive items you’ll have at your wedding,the costs can quickly escalate the fancier you go. Also, with the popularity of shows like Cake Boss and fabulous ideas available on Pinterest and available online, it is no doubt that wedding cake costs are rising.
According to the many quotes provided by bakeries and cake designers nationwide within the last 12 months, couples in the United States can expect to pay an average of $598 for their wedding cake in 2018, which is roughly and average of 1.9% of their total wedding budget. Keep in mind that areas like Miami, Napa California, and New York City cakes can run well over $1000. In terms of cost, thisgenerally ranks number 13 in terms of cost behind limousine rentals and ahead of buying wedding invitations. A complete breakdown of average wedding costs for all services in your area can be reviewed here.
Factors that can affect how much you will pay can include what city you live in, the demand for that cake designer’s service, how many slices you will need, and what kind of design you want. Don’t worry, shown below are lots of ways to slice your costs so that you can still get your dream wedding cake without breaking the bank!