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Pricing, portions, Faq's

Cupcake Pricing:

Simple Piped Cupcakes

£12 for 6 / £22 for 12

(Maximum of 3 flavours per box)

Deluxe Cupcakes

£15 for 6 / £28 for 12

(Maximum of 3 flavours per box)

Fondant topped Cupcakes

£18 for 6 / £34 for 12

(Maximum of 3 flavours per box)

quotes can be provided for larger quantities upon request

(Please get in touch for more info)

Celebration Cake Pricing (from):

Single Tiers

6" Round - 12 Dessert portions - £85

7" Round - 16 Dessert Portions - £100

8" Round - 24 Dessert Portions - £120

(Dummy tiers can be added to any of the above cakes for an additional £30-40 to achieve a 2 tier design

without excess cake. They are made from polystyrene and will be decorate to look like cake)

Two Tiers

 

Small 2 Tier - 18 Dessert portions - £125

Medium 2 Tier - 24 Dessert Portions - £140

Large 2 Tier - 36 Dessert Portions - £160

XL 2 Tier - 48 Dessert Portions - £185

XXL 2 Tier - 62 Dessert Portions - £215

Custom Carved

Our custom carved cakes start from £120 and will serve a minimum of 10-12 servings.

Wedding Cake Pricing (from):

two Tiers

 

Small 2 Tier - 36 wedding portions - £140

Medium 2 Tier - 48 wedding Portions - £190

Large 2 Tier - 72 wedding Portions - £240

Three Tiers

 

Small 3 Tier - 84 wedding portions - £350

Medium 3 Tier - 111 wedding Portions - £410

Large 3 Tier - 148 wedding Portions - £470

FAQ's

Q: How far in advance do I have to order my cake?

A: As it is only me who bakes and decorates all of the cakes here at Kimmi's Cakes, I'm only able to take on a limited per week to maintain high standards. It is also worth bearing in mind that all wedding and celebration cakes require planning, therefore please give me as much notice as possible. Sometimes, I may be able to accommodate a cake at shorter notice, so please do always ask. If you wish to book your cake early but are unsure of the design or colours, this is not a problem. Final consultations can take place at a later date.

Q: How long is my quote valid for?

A: The price stated in your quotation is valid for a period of three months. If you choose to proceed with your booking after this period the prices are subject to change as I am subject to price increases from suppliers. 

Q: How do I secure my booking?

A: All wedding cakes require a £100 booking fee to secure your booking. All celebration cakes require a £30 booking fee to secure your booking. No booking is confirmed until a booking fee has been received. This booking fee is non-refundable and non-transferable should you cancel your order for any reason. Short notice orders that are placed within four weeks for wedding cakes and three weeks for celebration cakes are an exception to this and must be paid in full upon ordering.

Q: When is the final balance due?

A: For wedding cakes, the final balance must be cleared four weeks before collection or delivery of your wedding cake. For celebration cakes, the final balance must be cleared three weeks before collection or delivery of your cake. If full payment is not received three/four weeks before the delivery/collection date, it is assumed that the cake has been cancelled. The cancellation policy, therefore, applies in all cases. If after the three/four week period you try to make a payment, I reserve the right to refuse your order in all cases with complete loss of any monies previously paid. 

Q: How do I pay for my cake?

A: You can pay for your cake by an online bank transfer or by credit/debit. My bank details will be provided to you at the time of booking as well as an invoice and link to an online payment system.

Q: Do you offer a delivery and set up service?

A: Yes! If you would like your cake delivered and set up to ensure peace of mind this can be arranged. Once the delivery address has been confirmed a delivery fee can be calculated and confirmed at the time of ordering. 

A delivery charge of £1 per mile applies to all orders over 10 miles away from the business address; this covers a round trip there and back. Please note that, if no one is available to receive the cake at the agreed delivery time, your order will be returned to my business and I will contact you to arrange an alternative delivery time; for which a charge may be payable. For cakes which need to be constructed and set up at your venue on the day of your event, set up is free of charge for all orders over £500. A minimum set-up fee of £30 will apply to all orders under £500.

Q: Can I collect my order?

A: Yes – but only for cakes which are 2 tiers or below. My cakes are always carefully boxed and can be collected from the business address.  I would always recommend collecting your cake in a vehicle as tiered cakes can be very heavy. A signature is needed for cake collections, confirming that you have received your order in good condition and as specified. Please be aware that once the cake has left my premises, I cannot be held responsible for any damage which may occur to the cake whilst in your care. Cakes which are three tiers or more will need to be constructed by myself at your venue on the day of your event. 

Q: What happens if I have to cancel my order?

A: In the event of a cancellation by yourselves, any payments previously made are non-refundable and the following charges apply: 

More than ninety days prior to the event date = booking fee only.

Ninety days to 4 weeks prior to the event date = booking fee plus half the remaining cost.

Less than 6 weeks prior to the date = full amount.

If, for any reason you need to re-arrange your occasion date, I will try my best to accommodate these changes but cannot guarantee to be able to do so. Subject to availability I will carry the monies paid forward to the new occasion date. Please be aware that I will only do this on one occasion. Any further postponements will be classed as a cancellation. In the event of postponement, the payment due dates remain the same as a cancellation. I highly suggest that you take out wedding insurance to cover all eventualities.

Q: How long will my cake keep for?

A: Your cake will be baked as close to your delivery/collection day as possible to ensure quality and freshness. I advise that all cakes must be consumed within 48 hours from collection/delivery. I cannot be held responsible for any cakes consumed after these timings.

Q: Where should I store my cake?

A: Cakes should be stored at room temperature, but away from direct sunlight, radiators or other sources of heat. I do not recommend keeping your cake in the fridge or somewhere cold as it will not only make the fondant icing sweat, but it will also dry out the cake. For fondant covered cakes, cold temperatures will also cause condensation to form on the surface of the icing, ruins colours, pipe work, edible lace and any sugar flowers or moulds.

Q: Can you make cakes suitable for people with food allergies?

A: This depends on the allergy. I do offer a selection of gluten and dairy free sponge cakes. With regards to nut allergies, I can take orders for these, but please bear in mind that I do have nuts on the premises, therefore I cannot 100% guarantee they will not contain nut traces. For this reason I will have to ask you to sign a disclaimer stating you are happy to go ahead on that basis. Unfortunately I cannot cater for any other allergies at this time.

Q: What is your returns policy?

A: Due to the bespoke and perishable nature of my cakes, they are non-refundable. However, if damage does occur at the irrefutable fault of my business, a partial or full refund may be given. This will be determined on an individual basis. Proof must be provided within 24 hours either in person or by way of pictorial evidence. Once the cake has been cut and served, this will signify your acceptance that the cake was fit for purpose and no compensation will be given.