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Our Service

All of our cakes are made to order, if there is a particular cake you like from our gallery or our in house album but would like to change the colour, size or shape we would be happy to do this. You can also create your own design, please come in and discuss your requirements.

Consultation

To create the perfect cake for you occasion and get the full understanding of your requirements it is helpful to have a full consultation this is where you get to taste the cake and talk through you ideas, theme’s, prices and expectations. Consultations are by appointment only to arrange this please book an appointment with Jessie on 01782 838347.

Allergies

Although our sponge and fruit recipes do not contain nuts, we cannot guarantee they are nut free as we produce nut based products in our premises. Our fruitcake does not contain alcohol.

Lead Times

We ask for at least 2 months notice when ordering a wedding cake and 2 weeks notice for other celebration cakes. Although we may be able to accept orders at a shorter notice.

Payment

We require a 30% deposit of the total cost of the cake which is non refundable the rest of the payment can be paid in instalments if needed as long as the total is paid by or on collection of the cake.

Alterations

We will accept any alterations for wedding cakes upto 2 weeks prior to the delivery/collection day, however some design alterations may be subject to a price increase.

Collection/delivery

Delivery charge for the local Stoke -on-Trent area is £20, for all other destinations please call to discuss. If you have your cake delivered we can co-ordinate the times and setting up with the venue or wedding planner. If you are collecting your cake from our shop we will organise a time slot, when the cake has been collected by the client and left our premises JSS BAKERIES LTD does not take any responsibility for any damage that may occur afterwards.

Cakes with fresh flowers

Although we do not provide fresh flowers we can put them on the cake for you If we are delivering your cake to the venue.We can liaise with your florist to organise this or on the day of collecting we can put the flowers on for you as long as this is done in plenty of time, we only suggest this if the wedding is on the same day.

Please ensure the flowers you chose are suitable to be used with food as some may not be fit for human consumption although only used as a decoration any contamination could be dangerous. JSS BAKERIES LTD does not accept any liability of any type of contamination, accidental poisoning or illness that may occur in any case, please check with your florist for the flowers suitability before ordering.

Cakes with non edible decorations

We do use non edible decorations on our wedding cakes such as ribbons, plastic flowers, brooches, costume jewellery, feathers etc... at the request of clients depending on design. JSS BAKERIES LTD does not accept any responsibility if any injury occurs. Please ensure all accessories, ribbons and brooches are removed before serving the cake.

Stand hire

We are happy to supply you with a stand for our wedding cakes please ask at your consultation. A deposit of £60 is required for the hire of the stand from which we will refund £30 upon return of the stand. We require the stand to be returned within 14 days.

Cancellation

We accept under certain circumstances you may need to cancel your order, we ask that you inform us up to 4 weeks prior to your event where your deposit is non refundable but if you have paid more than this we will return this to you. If you inform us later than the 4 weeks charges may apply.

Choosing the right wedding cake for you

Here are some simple questions you may want to think about to help create the right wedding cake for you.

How many guests are coming to your special day?

Will you be serving your cake as a finger slice size with coffee or part of the dessert?

What is your colour scheme or wedding theme?

What type of cake do you like Vanilla sponge, Chocolate sponge or Fruit cake?

What type of flowers are you using, if any?

Are you looking for a traditional, contemporary or classic style?

Is your event in the day or evening?

You can chose a design from the website or in house portfolio or you can create your own design.

Portion Guide

Below is a table with the approximate portion sizes.

SIZE OF CAKES DESSERT SIZE (2" X 2") finger Size (2" X 1") Bite size (1" X 1")
       
6 inch 9 18 36
8 inch 16 32 64
10 inch 25 50 100
12 inch 36 72 144
14 inch 49 98 196
16 inch 64 128 256
18 inch 81 162 324