Frequently Asked Questions
How far in advance of my event do I need to order my cake?
It is always best to book the cake for your event as soon as possible to ensure that your date is available. Two weeks notice is standard for celebration cakes like birthday or baby shower cakes. Four to six months is normal for wedding cakes.
Do you charge by the cake serving or by the number of tiers for a cake?
Cake pricing involves lots of considerations including the flavor, design and structural supports necessary. The main factors are the number of servings and the flavor of cake/filling.
Your cakes are delicious, how do I book you to make my cake?
Thank you! Your wedding or event date is booked once your nonrefundable deposit has been received.
How much do I need to put down to book my cake?
A nonrefundable deposit of at least 25% of the final cake cost is required to hold your wedding or event date. For cake orders costing more than $400 there is a nonrefundable deposit of $100.
Do you offer delivery?
Delivery is available upon request for all major events including weddings, graduations and corporate functions. Cost depends on distance with a minimum of $30. Delivery areas include Canton, Flat Rock, Grosse Ile, Livonia, Riverview, Southgate, Taylor, Woodhaven and Wyandotte to name a few.
Can you accommodate special requests?
We are always willing to work with clients on any special requests. Whether it is creating custom flavors, or making sugar-free / gluten free cakes, most requests can be accommodated.
What do you offer besides cakes?
We offer cookies, cupcakes and cake pops along with cheesecakes and pies. They can be arranged into gift baskets and bouquets at an additional charge upon request.
Are you a licensed business?
Cafe Sweets Bakery home based and licensed by the state of Michigan.