***Exciting News Alert *** We will be re-opening and taking orders soon!
How much do Wedding cakes cost?
Our custom wedding and celebration cakes start at $500 and dessert tables start at $1,000. Final price varies greatly, dependent on style, design etc.
Is there a minimum order?
Yes, all custom wedding and celebration cakes and dessert orders have a minimum which starts at $500 for cakes and $1,000 for dessert tables.
How far in advance do I need to order?
Custom cakes and desserts require a lot of care and attention to detail so we have limited availability. We always try to accommodate last minute orders, but once a week is fully booked we stop taking orders. For the time being, we are only accepting orders one month in advance. Our Wedding Cake/Custom Cake/Dessert Table calendar opens up on the 15th of each month for the following month. EG: If you want to order a custom cake for March, March availability opens up on February 15th. Place custom orders for March on the 15th of February to have first dibs on availability.
Do I need to prepay?
Upon placing your order, you will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit of 50% to officially reserve your date and book your cake. The remaining balance is due 2 weeks prior to your reserved date. Please note that orders are not confirmed and dates are not reserved until payment is received.
Do you have tastings & consultations?
We are offering consultations over Google Meet to design the cake of your dreams! For the time being we are not offering tasting packages, however, we are offering monthly specials which may include cupcakes. cakes and/or treat boxes where you can sample our baked goods.
Do you have a store front?
Marvellous Cakes does not have a store front, it's a home based business with a VIHA licensed kitchen located in Maple Bay, just minutes from Duncan on Vancouver Island. Please note that all orders are custom made and pick-up times are by appointment only.
Do I pick-up my cake or do you deliver it?
For the time being, we are not offering delivery options. We have contactless pick-up available on Friday's and the times will be pre-determined.
Do you have cake stands?
We have a huge inventory of stands, however, due to COVID-19 we are not providing rentals at the time. Party Mood is located about 10 minutes away and has an amazing inventory with 1000's of gorgeous rentals, be sure to check them out!
Do you have cake toppers?
We sure do, they are printed on glitter champagne card stock and add a beautiful element to the cake design. They can be re-used, saved for a scrapbook or even recycled! They are available with custom orders or as an add-on with our cake club.
Do you have edible images?
Yes, Marvellous Cakes has a printer only used for edible images, printed with FDA approved food colour ink and printed on edible paper! The images are perfect for on top of a cake, used as a wallpaper around a cake, on cookies, cupcakes etc... The possibilities are endless with design! They are available with our custom cake or dessert table options.
Marvellous Cakes accepts no liability for cakes or confections that have been damaged once they have been delivered to the agreed location or once they are picked up from the client. All of our cakes and confections are fragile and require care and attention when handling. Please take care when displaying your cake or confections; avoid direct sunlight (which melts buttercream), spotlights and candles. Hand painted and chocolate cakes and confections are especially vulnerable to light and heat damage. Fondant Cakes tend to hold up better in warm weather, and also protects the cake from any outdoor pests if it's for an outdoor wedding.
Do you make vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, egg-free or nut-free cakes?
We are no longer able to accommodate special dietary requests. We do have some cake flavors that do not contain nuts and we take precaution when baking, however, our kitchen is not nut-free, gluten free or dairy free and we cannot guarantee there will be no cross contamination.