There are many reasons to order custom cakes. Maybe you want a specific design unavailable at your local bakery, or maybe you need a cake for a special occasion and want it to be perfect. Whatever the reason, there are some things you should know before placing your order to ensure your sweet tooth doesn't take over. Let us look at 9 of the most important things to remember.

1. Size of the Cake

When you order a custom cake, you will need to specify the size of the cake. Cakes come in a variety of sizes and cake flavors. The size of the cake will determine how much it costs and how many servings you will get. There are several reasons to keep this in mind, such as the number of guests you are expecting, the type of party you are throwing, and so on.

Also, remember that custom cakes take longer to bake and decorate, so plan accordingly. You must inform the baker how many days in advance you will need the cake. This will help them to give you an accurate quote.

2. Design of the Cake

The design is probably the most important part of ordering a custom cake. After all, this is what makes it unique! You will need to know what you want the cake to look like before meeting with the baker. If you want custom-decorated cakes or custom photo cakes, or even simple cakes, having an idea prior to your meeting is best.

You can either bring pictures or describe your vision to the baker. They will then be able to come up with a few design options for you to choose from. Once you have decided on the design, they will start working on it!

3. Cost

The cost of a custom celebration cake will depend on several factors, such as the size of the cake, the design, and how many servings you need. However, custom cakes are generally more expensive than regular cakes. This is because they take more time to make and may require special ingredients.

The cost of a cake is also affected by the baker you choose. Some bakers are more expensive than others, so be sure to do your research before making a decision. Always keep in mine that custom cakes will take weeks notice for any baker, not just a call hours in advance.

4. Taste

When it comes to taste, custom cakes are usually delicious! This is because bakers take their time to ensure that the cake tastes perfect. They use high-quality ingredients and pay attention to detail.

If you are worried about the taste, you can always ask for a sample before you place your order. This way, you can be sure that you will love the final product.

5. Allergies

If you or someone in your family has allergies, it is important to let the baker know. This way, they can ensure that the cake is safe to eat during the special event. There are many different types of allergies, so be sure to inform the baker of any that you or your guests may have.

Most allergic reactions are caused by the ingredients in the cake, such as nuts, eggs, or dairy. However, some people may be allergic to other things, such as food coloring or flavorings. Be sure to let the baker know of any allergies so they can make the necessary accommodations.

6. Delivery

Custom cakes need to be delivered carefully so they are not damaged. This is why most bakers charge a delivery fee. The fee will depend on the distance the cake needs to be delivered and the size of the cake.

If you are having the cake delivered to a venue, be sure to inform the baker of any stairs or elevator access. This way, they can make sure that the cake arrives safely.

7. Setup

Custom cakes often need to be set up by the baker. This is because they are usually large and require special equipment. The fee for this service will depend on the size of the cake and how complicated the setup is.

The area where the cake will be displayed also needs to be considered. Be sure to inform the baker of any special instructions, such as keeping out of direct sunlight or not putting it near open flames.

8. Storage

Custom cakes must be stored in a cool, dry place. Most bakers will provide you with specific instructions on how to store your cake. Be sure to follow these instructions so that the cake does not spoil.

9. Serving

Custom cakes are usually large and require special utensils when it comes to the serving. The fee for this service will depend on the cake size and how many people you need to serve.

Be sure to inform the baker of any dietary restrictions your guests may have. This way, they can make sure that everyone can enjoy the cake.

Custom cakes are a great way to make any occasion special. Be sure to keep these things in mind when ordering so that you can get the perfect cake for your event. You can also feel free to contact us if you have any questions! We would be happy to help you choose the perfect cake for your special day.
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