General FAQ's

 
 
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Here you'll find answers to general frequently asked questions and, wedding specific questions.  If you don't see what you are after, just contact me.

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Q. Whats the minimum number of cupcakes I can order?

Minimum order quantity for cupcakes is 12. They are also sold in batches of 12s too. Sometimes I offer quantities of 4's during special occasions such as Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, etc.



Q. Can I mix cake flavours?

Yes. For cupcakes the minimum you can mix is 6 i.e. a box of 12 having two flavours. If your having tiered celebration cakes, you can have a different flavour for each tier too.


Q. How much do your cakes cost?

Prices depend on craftsmanship, time to create, decorations, flavours and, sometimes packaging (e.g. for cupcakes). Our Price Guide will give you an idea of some costs. For a quote, please Get in Touch


Q. How far in advance do I need to order my cake?

For standard cakes I recommend a minimum of two weeks notice to ensure your date is available. However please note that a lot of customers are booking with me a month or two in advance so if possible, booking sooner is highly advised . For Novelty Cakes requiring sugarpaste shoes, make-up or other edible sugar items on the cake it is three weeks notice. As much as possible I will however do my best to accommodate cakes at a later notice if time permits.


Q. Can I collect my cake?

Yes, all cakes are available for collection from me in Belvedere, Bexley. Further details will be given at time of order.


Q. Do you deliver?

Yes, delivery is available throughout Bexley, and also Kent, London and Essex within 10 miles radius of Bexley charged depending on location and delivery date/time depends on availability.


Q. How do I make payment?

For celebration cakes full payment is due at the time of booking. I accept, Paypal, bank transfer and cash and further details of these can be provided at time of booking.


Q. I want the sponge of my baby shower cake to be coloured, can this be done?

Certainly, as well as having red sponge you can definitely have a pink or blue sponge which works great for baby shower cakes and children's cake.



Q. Can you make gluten and dairy free cakes?

Yes. A lot of cake flavours are now available!


Q. How do I store my cake?

Sponge Cakes

Cakes should be stored in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight or heat. Sponge cakes will stay fresh for up to 3 days if stored well, in its box, wrapped in cling film or, in an airtight container however during hot weather, like all foods shelf-life may decrease. To extend the shelf-life of cakes simply wrapped in cling film and freeze them for up to 4 months.

Cupcakes

Cupcakes will keep for 2 to 3 days if stored well.

Fruitcakes

Wrapped well in cling film and in the freezer, fruitcakes can keep for up to 1 year.

 

DO NOT REFRIGERATE cakes as this will cause them to dry out.