A baptism event is not complete without a baptism cake. A cake not only serves as a sweet treat but also the highlight of the day bringing the day to a sweet close. Baptism communal cakes are a must-have in baptism ceremonies. There are more important than food as serving cake and tea still qualifies as food.
Custom baptism cakes are quite interesting as your guests are intrigued by the artistry displayed on the cake. Some will be sure to take a photo of the cake just before it is cut in order to share the design or admire later. You should, therefore present a masterpiece to them.
- You need to book in advance – Baptism cakes orders need to be placed in advance before the set date. This allows the baker enough time to fulfill your order. It also allows you to request certain changes either on design, decoration, flavors or size. You can also cancel your order and get a refund if you do that well before the delivery date. Advance bookings allow for better planning and give room to effect charges on the original order.
- You will need to pay a deposit on your order – By paying a deposit on your order, you commit yourself and guarantee to pay for the cost of the cake once it’s ready for delivery. Since cakes are perishables, bakers would incur losses if they did not ask for a deposit upfront. Without the commitment deposit, a client can easily disappear leaving the baker to deal with the losses incurred in terms of expense. The deposit ensures clients’ commitment and protects the baker form loses.
- Other extra services are charged – If you need extra services besides baking the cake like delivery to your address, set up at the venue, cake stands or even someone to serve the cake, you will pay extra for all these. The money listed on the cake catalogue is just the cost of the cake without any additions. Some bakers may provide delivery services but most require that you pick your own cake.
- Expect different prices form different bakers – Supposing you want a vanilla- lemon cake, two-tier with fondant, different bakers will charge a different fee for this. The variation in pricing depends on several factors such as their business location, the delivery date and pricing for their services. A highly sort after baker will charge more compared to one fairly new in the industry.
Just like while shopping for anything else, shopping for a baptism cakes needs an open mind. Be willing and flexible to check options available, suggestions and alternatives. Take your time while shopping around and engage different bakers in short meetings to discuss what you need.
Cake shopping is quite fun as you will get to taste several cake flavors while choosing a flavor for your own. Dedicate enough time to shop around, be imaginative of the cake you want and express your thoughts to your baker. You will be pleased with your baptism cake when it gets delivered.
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