Important Questions To Ask Your Wedding Cake Baker

The options are truly endless when it comes to choosing your wedding cake. Sugar flowers? Fresh flowers? Buttercream? Fondant? We haven’t even talked about flavours yet! To help make sure your cake is all you want it to be and more, we’ve rounded up a list of important questions to ask your baker.

 

 

Flavours

What flavours and fillings do you offer?

Can we mix and match flavours?

What flavours are your specialties?

Are tastings included in our fee?

If not how much do they cost?

How far in advance will the cake be prepared?

 

 

Design

Do you have some images of your work?

We have a few inspiration ideas. Can you recreate them?

Do you offer design suggestions based on budget and theme?

Are your cakes finished with buttercream or fondant?

Can you make sugar flowers?

Can you work with our florist to use fresh flowers?

How will the cake be displayed?

Do you provide or rent out cake stands?

How big should our cake be to feed our guests?

 

Payment

How do you price your cakes?

Do you have a minimum cost?

Are there additional rental fees for things like cake knives, toppers etc?

How much is the deposit and when is it due?

When is final payment due?

How do you deliver your cakes?

What happens if it gets damaged in transit?

Do you charge a delivery fee?

What is your refund policy if we need to cancel our order?

When can we expect a contract?

 

 

Logistics

How far in advance do we need to finalize and order our cake?

Can we freeze the top tier?

Do you provide a box to save it in?

How and when do we return any rented items to you?

Don’t be afraid to ask questions or feel like you are being a bother; an informed bride makes the most informed decisions!

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