The cost of any cake reflects the cost of the ingredients, materials, utilities and overheads as well as the amount of time and labour required to create it.
As each cake is different, it is impossible to give a definitive price but below are starting prices for popular sizes of fully iced cakes with simple decoration - hearts, blossoms, ribbon and bow etc. The prices below do not include wired flowers or models, these start from £50 depending on the level of detail required.
Oval, hexagon and heart-shaped cakes yield and cost the same as round.
Wedding cake portions are calculated as 1" (2.5cm) fingers.
A single tier, serving approx 64 starts at £125, a larger size, serving approx 100 starts at £150.
A two tier cake, serving approx 64 starts at £235, a larger size, serving approx 90 starts at £280.
A three tier cake serving approx 90 starts at £350, a larger size serving approx 110 starts at £390. A three tier cake can be made to serve up to 220 guests, costs for this size start at £550.
A four tier cake serving approx 120 starts at £450; four tiers can be made to serve up to 280 guests, price for this size from £720.
A five tier cake, serving approx 220 starts at £680, prices for larger sizes or more tiers available on request.
Celebration cakes are calculated as larger portions than wedding cakes (2"/5cm x 1"/2.5cm) but you could, if you wished serve smaller finger portions as per the wedding cake guide above.
An 8" round will serve approx. 20 and costs from £75.
A 10" round will serve approx. 30 and costs from £110.
A 12" square will serve approx. 65 and costs from £180.
Sculpted/carved cakes start from £200.00.
Tiered celebration cakes are priced as wedding cakes above but if larger portion sizes are being served will yield half the number of portions.
Cupcakes with buttercream swirl start at £2.50 each, with sugarpaste top from £4.00 each. A minimum order of 12 of each flavour applies.
Mini cakes, fully iced with simple decoration start at £10 each.
Personalised Cookies with bride and groom names start at £2.50 each, with guest names start from £3.00 each.
Shortbread for serving with tea/coffee on arrival, round, heart or stars, sprinkled with sugar is £8.00 per dozen.
The prices here are listed only as a guide, exact prices can only be confirmed once the design has been finalised.
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