Information on our cakes

​​How long will cakes last & where to store them

At Suzi Humphries Cake Design everything is baked from scratch and contains no preservatives, so remember, it's a cake and it wants you to eat it while its still fresh and delicious!  As a guide, all our cupcakes have a shelf life of approximately 3/4 days from the day you receive them, and our cakes around a week.  The only exception to this is our fruitcake, which will last for several months, if stored correctly. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Our cupcakes are best eaten the same day you receive them and are happy to be stored in the box you receive them in or an in air-tight container.  Please note that cakes really don't enjoy being stored in the fridge, as this will cause them to dry out and any sugarpaste work to sweat.

Cupcakes​​​​​​​​​​

Cupcakes are priced from £3 upwards, depending on the complexity of the design and flavour.

There is a  minimum order of 12 per flavour and a minimum order of 24 for our baby cakes.

Lead Times

We ask for 3-6 months notice when ordering wedding cakes and 1 month for other celebrations. However we can sometimes fit in further orders at short notice so please contact us.

Delivery

We offer delivery throughout Cornwall & Devon and to the rest of Southern England.

For your peace of mind on your wedding day we would recommend our delivery and set up service for your cake or cupcakes.  We charge £35 for within 20 miles radius of Newquay. For any distance further than this please get in touch for a quote.

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Stand Hire​​​​​​​​​

We have a wide variety of stands available for hire, from tiered cake stands to cupcake towers.

Hire prices range from £10 hire for pedestal or traditional cake stands to £25 for tiered cupcake stands. All stands require a refundable security deposit which is returned in full once the stand has been returned to us undamaged in box/packaging provided within 3 days of event.

​Payment​

CELEBRATION - cakes/cupcakes we require a 50% (non refundable) deposit with the rest made payable upon collection/delivery.

WEDDINGS - a deposit of £100 is required to secure your date. This is non refundable or transferable. The balance of your order including any security bonds are required one month before your wedding.
Payment can be made by:

Cash,

Bank transfer​,

Personal cheque supported by a valid cheque guarantee card


Amendments and cancellations​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Any amends need to be made one full month before the wedding date to allow for changes to our schedule. Significant amends may incur an additional cost. (please note that If you need to cancel your order after paying your deposit there is a £100 cancellation fee (ie your save the date deposit will not be refunded).

 

Within 28 days of the wedding you may be subject to 100% cancellation charges.

Cancellations of celebration cakes will also incur the deposit to be lost.

 

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