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Wedding Cake Information

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Wedding Cake information

Types of cake available

All our cakes are suitable for vegetarians. We can also make gluten free sponge

and fruit cakes , and dairy free cakes.

Our fruit cakes do not contain nuts. They are made with butter and include

cherries sultanas raisins and currants. as well as sherry and rum.

Sponge cakes can be plain or chocolate sponge. The cakes are layered with butter

cream. Carrot cake and lemon cake is also available.

Sponge cakes usually keep for up to two weeks once they are covered with icing.

Portion sizes

The portion sizes quoted are 2” x 1” and are a  suitable size for sponge cakes. We

have included all the tiers in the numbers quoted.

If you are having a fruit cake you may wish to give the more usual

finger size piece, which is 1” x 1”. This means you will have more

portions and may be able to keep the top tier if you wish.

Samples of cake are available on request.

Extra portions

An iced, but undecorated cake in fruit or sponge cake can be

provided. This can be used for extra portions without the added

expense of an extra fully decorated tier.


Please allow at least 8 weeks notice or longer if sugar flowers are

required. However we can only accommodate a limited number of

cake orders each week, so please order in good time to avoid


All our cakes can be personalised by changing the colours and

details, so it is important that we have all the relevant information.

If you are unable to call into our shops to place an order, please

email the details of what you would like together with a contact

telephone number. We can then confirm all the details with you

and quote the total cost including any delivery quote you may



A 50% deposit is required when you place an order. A detailed

order form will be sent to you with your receipt for you to check

that all the details are correct. The balance will be due two weeks

before delivery or collection.

Payment can be made by card or by cash if calling to our shops


Special commissions

If you would like a quote for your own ideas or a

cake you have seen else where, please provide a

sketch or picture and the number of portions you

require. Please allow up to two weeks for a written


Delivery and collection.

Your cake will be packed in a strong delivery box

and be ready for you to collect a few days before the

wedding date. Cakes that have pillars , separators  or

models will have them fixed in position on the

cakes , so that they can be set up at the venue safely

and easily.

Delivery in York or Scarborough is free of charge.

For a delivery quotation to other areas please

provide an exact address of your venue.

Cakes are delivered either by a reliable local taxi

company or for longer distance we use our  own

courier who will deliver door to door , so the cake

will arrive safely. Our cakes are not suitable for

delivery by carrier or post.