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  • What form of payment do you accept?
  • We accept cash and check only. We do not accept debit or credit cards. Returned checks are subject to a $35 fee.
  • How do I place an order?
  • Please call the shop at 717-741-0120 or stop by 2515 South Queen Street, Old Tollgate Village, York, PA 17402, to place your order.
  • How far in advance do I need to order?
  • It is never too early to order your cake or pastries. A one to two week advance notice is requested for all cake orders. We have 6" and 8" cakes available fresh daily in our shop.
    For pastries, please give 24-48 hour notice on orders, or you may pick them up in our store, fresh daily.
  • What kind of cakes do you make?
  • We make round or square layer cakes. We do not make sheet cakes. Our cakes are 3 layers of cake with 2 layers of filling. Please see our cake page for cake flavors and sizes available.
  • What is the difference between a layer and a tier?
  • Each of our cakes has three layers, with two layers of filling. A tier cake is a cake set on top of another cake, see photo to the right.
  • How much do your cakes cost?
  • Cost varies on style, size, and detail of the cake you order. We would love to assist you in the planning of your order, so we encourage you to stop by the shop to check out our variety of designs and flavors available. Please stop by or call for more information.
  • Do you require a deposit on a cake?
  • All wedding cakes and specialty cakes require a deposit. Deposit varies on the size and style of the cake. Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Do you ship or deliver?
  • Unfortunately, we do not ship, but we can deliver. Delivery charges vary and are based on distance traveled.
  • Do you offer cake tasting/consultation?
  • Yes, we offer free consultations for brides only on Mondays, by appointment only.
  • Are your cakes frozen?
  • Our cakes are NEVER frozen.
  • Can I freeze leftover cake?
  • Yes, you can, depending on the flavor.
  • Can decorations be purchased without a cake?
  • Unfortunately, not.
  • Do you make sheet cakes?
  • No, we do not, we make round cakes, square cakes, two and three layers.
  • Do you offer gluten free/sugar free products?
  • Unfortunately, we do not.
  • What is buttercream icing?
  • Our buttercream icing is just that, "butter"cream, it is made with 100% pure butter, NOT SHORTENING.
  • Do I need to refrigerate my cake?
  • Our cakes do require refrigeration. Upon picking up your cake, it will be cold, please allow 2-3 hours to come to room temperature to allow the icing to soften.¬†They are NOT FROZEN.
  • Can I order online or by e-mail?
  • We do not accept online orders, or by e-mail.
  • Can I make changes to an existing order or cancel an order?
  • Please call for details.

Weddings:

  • How can I schedule a wedding consultation or tasting?
  • Consultations are done on Mondays only, between 9AM and 5PM. An hour is set aside for each client, so please be on time or your visit may be shorter than anticipated. If you cannot make the appointment, please call to reschedule. Please call 717-741-0120 to make an appointment.
  • What should I bring to the consultation?
  • Please feel free to bring ideas, photos, swatches, or invitations. Please know the venue and the expected number of guests. Anything that you can think of that will help with the design and presentation of the cake.
  • Is there a deposit for equipment used for my wedding cake?
  • There rental fees to rent any extra equipment that you wish to use for your wedding, however, we do not require a deposit. If items are not returned, you will be charged full retail value for that item.
    If a wedding cake boards is not returned, you will be billed a $25 fee..
  • Can I do a walk-in tasting?
  • Unfortunately, we do not take walk-in tasting/consultations. You must have an appointment.
  • Do you make fake or styrofoam layers for cakes?
  • We've been asked if we make a fake or styrofoam layer to make a cake appear taller. Unfortunately, we do not do this, because it takes the same amount of work and time, whether it is cake and Styrofoam.
  • Do you make sheet cakes for weddings?
  • Sheet cakes are not a service we provide for weddings. If your guest count is larger than 200, we will provide you with square or round cakes to match the flavor cake you chose. Our cake prices are determined on the flavor you choose.