frequently asked questions
how much do custom cakes cost?
while the pricing of each cake is subject to size and decoration, our custom cakes start at $8.00 per serving for buttercream cakes, and $10.00 per serving for fondant cakes. please contact us with all your details for an accurate estimate.
do you have a minimum?
we have a minimum order of $200 for all custom orders.
where are you located?
Our Custom Cake studio is located in Bothell and is open by appointment only. Please contact us to set-up an appointment.
do you deliver?
we currently offer delivery for orders over $500 within a 20 mile radius. the delivery service charge starts at $40. for those outside of our delivery service area, extra fees may apply. for orders under the minimum, we are happy to still deliver, but we will add a delivery fee equal to the shortfall, so that your total reaches $500- excluding the delivery fee.
**Please note: During peak wedding season, if your cake delivery requires ferry travel or your venue is more than 50 miles from our bakery, the minimum cake order is $1,500 - excluding the delivery fee.**
how do we reserve our date?
in order to ensure all of our attention is made to making your cake perfect for your special day, we only commit to a limited number of custom cake orders per day. a non-refundable 50% deposit is require to reserve your date.
do you offer cake tastings?
we offer 3 different signature cake flavors of your choosing. we would then discuss the style and design of your cake and create a custom cake sketch. we charge a $40 fee for the tasting. the tasting fee is waived for cake orders over $500, if you book at the time of your tasting. custom cake flavors/ fillings can be created for an additional $10 fee. we ask for at least one weeks notice to have time to prepare for your personalized cake tasting as each tasting cake is prepared fresh to order, just as our custom cakes are.
how about dessert tastings?
We have a dessert sampling tasting which includes: 2 Seasonal Mini Galettes, Chocolate Pots de Creme, Seasonal Fruit Panna Cotta, 2 Brownie Bites, and 2 Seasonal French Macarons for $20. If there are additional items you are looking to try that are not included in the list, please specify and we can arrange a substitution for an additional fee.
do you offer cake boards, pillars and/or cake stands?
we have all the items necessary to complete your vision for your cake. we have a large inventory of classic and vintage cake stands in various sizes and styles. all items vary in cost.
do you offer florals on cakes?
in order to achieve consistency throughout your event, we highly recommend ordering additional florals from your florist providing florals for the event. we will then clean, process, wrap and decorate your custom cake on site with the florals provided. if you are not having florals provided, we would be happy to provide florals at an additional cost. as with our cake ingredients, we order local, pesticide free florals when possible. costs on florals vary based on intricacy of design, and type of florals.
can you create custom cake flavors not on your list?
absolutely! since we are a made to order bakery (everything is fresh, never frozen) cost variances typically differ based on if special ingredients would need to be ordered to achieve the cake. If ingredients outside of our regular list are required, an additional $1-2 per serving may be added, depending on the flavor request.
can you create vegan or gluten free cakes?
we have a limited selection of gluten free and vegan cake options. all specialty (vegan, dairy free, gluten free) cakes start between $10-12 per serving. please inquired for more details.
still have questions?
please use the form on our CUSTOM CAKES page or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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