Enter the total number of cupcakes made per day and the minimum cost per cupcake into the calculator to determine the total daily cost of cupcakes.

Cupcake Cost Formula

The following formula is used to calculate a cupcake cost.


TC = #CC * CPC

  • Where TC is the total cupcake cost per day ($)
  • #CC is the number of cupcakes made per day
  • CPC is the cost per cupcake ($/cupcake)

To calculate the total cost of a batch of cupcakes, multiply the total number of cupcakes made by the cost per cupcake.

What is the average cost of a cupcake?

The average cost of a standard cupcake, including raw materials and labor, comes out to 50 cents on average.

How much should I sell my cupcakes for?

The average selling price of cupcakes is closer to $2.50.

How to calculate cupcake cost?

Example Problem:

The following example problem outlines how to calculate the cost of cupcakes.

First, determine the total number of cupcakes made in the day. In this example, there are 100 cupcakes made.

Next, determine the average cost per cupcake. In this problem, the average cost per cupcake is $.50.

Finally, calculate the total cupcake cost using the formula above:

TC = #CC * CPC

TC = 100 * .50

TC = $50.00