Frequently Asked Questions
When should we book our cake?
It is never too early to begin planning to create your perfect wedding cake. It is a good idea to reserve 6-9 months in advance, but reservations closer to the wedding date can be arranged if time is available. Your custom creation is important, therefore the number of reservation accepted is limited. Reserving your date early can help avoid disappointment.
How do we start planning our wedding cake?
Email is the best tool for the job! Send an email to email@example.com - be sure to mention the wedding date, venue location, number of guests, and any photos of the style of cake you have in mind. I can send some preliminary pricing, along with some sketches to combine your ideas. In-person consultations are only offered for wedding cakes over $400 - however once a cake sketch is decided on through email, a complimentary tasting box can be picked up for you to take home and enjoy.
Do you offer tastings?
Cake tastings are done as part of my wedding cake planning process. I do not offer tastings for special occasion cakes. Wedding cake orders must be a minimum of $400 for a complimentary consultation, but as part of the email planning process for your wedding cake, a complimentary tasting box will be available for you to pick up to take home and enjoy.
How much does a wedding cake cost?
Prices start at $4 per serving for naked cakes, and $4.50 per serving for buttercream and fondant cakes. Price will change depending on complexity of design - it is impossible to have a set “price list” as each cake is custom designed specifically for each couple to reflect their tastes, themes and personality.
Is a deposit required to book a cake?
A non-refundable deposit of 50% is required to book a wedding cake and hold your date. Final payment is due two weeks before the wedding date.
Do you deliver?
Yes! Fancy That Cake takes care of delivery and set up of your wedding cake at your event site. Your creation will be perfectly displayed, awaiting the entrance of you and your guests. An additional fee may be required if the venue is outside of the Centre Wellington area. Contact Kellie to inquire about your town.
Special Occasion Cakes:
Do you offer cakes other than wedding cakes?
Yes! Any occasion is a piece of cake - baptisms, birthdays, baby showers, communions, graduations, confirmations, anniversaries - all of life’s celebrations need cake!
How do special occasion orders work?
Email to reserve your date and discuss details - all special occasion cakes are quoted through email at least 3 to 4 weeks in advance as these time slots book up quickly. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org - and be sure to include date, how many people you need to serve, and any design ideas/photos you may have of what you had in mind.
Is there a minimum order price? What will my cake cost?
Similar to wedding cakes, special occasion cakes are priced based on design & details, as well as how many the cake needs to serve. The minimum order price for single tier cakes starts at $100. Minimum order for tiered cakes starts at $130. Final price will depend on design.