Party and Celebration Cake Information

Type of cake available

All our cakes are suitable for vegetarians.

We can also make gluten free sponge and fruit cakes and dairy free cakes. There is usually a small extra charge for this.

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 buttercream. Jam can also be added if requested.

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

Portion sizes

The portions sizes quoted are 2” x 1” x the depth of the cake. They are a suitable size for sponge cakes. If you are having a fruit cake you may wish to cut finger sized portions which is 1” x 1”. This means you will have more portions.

Ordering and payment

We usually require a minimum of 2 weeks notice when ordering a party/ celebration cake. However we are only able to accommodate a limited number of cake orders each week. Please order in good time.

A 50% deposit is required with your order and the balance is due on collection from our York or Scarborough shop.

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 or telephone to place an order, please email the details of what you want together with a contact telephone number. We can then confirm all the details with you and quote the total cost including any delivery quote if required.

Special Commissions

We can provide a quote for your own ideas or a cake you have seen elsewhere.

Please provide a sketch, picture or description and the number of portions wanted and the type of cake e.g. fruit or sponge.

Please allow up to 2 weeks for a written quote if possible.

Delivery and Collection

Your cake will be packed in a delivery box and be ready for you to collect on the day you have ordered for.

Your cake can be delivered if required…

Either by ourselves, a reliable local taxi company or for longer distance we use our own courier who will deliver door to door, so the cake arrives safely. Please provide the full delivery address for a quote.

Our cakes are not suitable for delivery by carrier or post.