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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How many people will my cake feed?

A: The short answer is it depends on how big you cut your cake pieces! 

Traditionally, a "wedding" serving is 1"x 1", whereas a "party" serving is 1"x 2".  

Here is a standard chart for cake servings:

Q: What is a double-barrel cake?

A: It's a tiered cake, where the tiers are the same diameter.  These are my favorite to make, because they are perfect for decorating! The "canvas" of the cake is larger than multi-sized tiers. 

Q: Why are your cakes so much more expensive than an in-store bakery?

A: Most bakeries use standard large batch cake mixes, and pre-mixed frostings that come in big containers.  I scratch make all my baked goods with recipes I have tested and tweaked to make them the very best that I can.  I use real butter, fresh cream, fresh fruits (when available).  Also, my cakes are all different! Even if I were to try to duplicate a cake, there would be small differences.  (Like any piece of art!)

Q: Why is your cake different than the "inspiration" picture I gave you?

A: I honor other cake artists, and purposely do NOT replicate their design.  However, I can easily incorporate the basic elements that inspire you. 

Q:  What is your refund policy?

A:   5 or more days notice: 100% refund on all partially or fully paid orders 

       3-4 days notice: 50% refund or 100% in-store credit 

       2 days notice: 50% refund 

       1 day or less: no refund available

Q:  How should I take care of my cake after delivery or pickup?

A:    Pick up and carry the cake box from the bottom only

        Keep the cake level at all times! Including transport and refrigeration

        Transport your cake in a cool environment, on the floorboard of your car if possible

        Store your cake in the fridge in it's box for protection

        Keep away from direct sunlight, moisture and heat when not in the fridge

        Take your cake out of the fridge 2 hours before serving

        Make sure to use a cake stand that is slightly larger than your cake

        Refrigerate any leftovers


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