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Frequently Asked Questions

Find the answers to our most regular queries


General Questions


As we are no longer selling retail we may not always be in the studio, so if you need to see us or place an order with us please call or email and we will discuss your requirements or book you an appointment for a more indepth design consultation.
Many factors influence the cost ranging from size/shape/flavour to the amount of time/sugarcraft decoration required. Prices start from £45. Rich fruit cake costs a little more than our other flavours and sugar craft is charged at £25/hour.
We previously sold retail - this is no longer the case. So if you need to have something created to go on the top of your cake contact us to make your bespoke topper, plaque or model (we recommend a two week lead time but do call us for availability). Alternatively, if you feel like having a go yourself, take a look at our Classes & Workshops page to see what you fancy learning.
We no longer sell retail to the public. However we can recommend Gould’s Department Stores in Dorchester and Owen & Simpson, Antelope Walk, Dorchester.
Yes, up to a degree, depending on the design and copyright. Also, please bear in mind it is a creative process and everyone has their own style and techniques.
We advise that we need 3-4 weeks notice/lead time. However, certain dates get fully booked way in advance, so book your space as soon as you can and the design details can be discussed nearer the time. But always give us a ring - you never know, there may be space!
Yes, within reason. Please bear in mind there are some restrictions with this with regards to design/structure etc. Whilst we make every effort to accommodate dietary restrictions we cannot guarantee that our products are allergen free as they are created in a bakery where allergens are present. Do however talk to us and we will discuss your needs.
We can take your card details (confidentially) over the phone, you can pop in to see us with an appointment or Contact Us for our BACS details. We do not accept American Express.
No, we do not accept AMEX.
See our Contact Us page for details but please ensure you have an appointment!

Wedding Cakes


Each cake is as individual as our clients, therefore the price varies. The average price in the past 12 months has been between £500 & £750. Cost depends on how many you are catering for and the style of decoration; for example, a 3 tiered naked cake with fresh fruit will cost much less than a 5 tiered cake covered in handcrafted roses and piping. But don’t forget we can tweak designs to fit your budget.
No matter what size your budget is, we will identify your dream and tweak it to fit your budget. You don’t have to go without - where there’s a will there’s a way!
Yes, up to a degree, depending on the design and copyright. Also, please bear in mind it is a creative process and everyone has their own style and techniques.
Wedding cakes usually come near the bottom of the list to organise, but spaces are limited and certain dates get fully booked. Book your date with us provisionally to avoid disappointment.
Yes! We can even reflect the bridal gown within the design. Whether the London Underground, orang-utans or Country Chic is your mood we can accommodate it.
Yes, whether it’s Sonic the Hedgehog & Wonder Woman as your toppers, a battered stack of suitcases, or you want sophisticated and pretty and your groom wants Manchester United we can design you your wish.
You may wish to collect your own cake and set it up, but usually our bride & grooms are a bit busy in the lead up to the big day. If you do want to do it yourselves or nominate someone on your behalf we are no longer responsible for it once it has left our premises. We provide a delivery and set-up service taking all the stress away from you. We liaise with your wedding venue and wedding coordinator deliver and set up your cake and explain it all to them.
It’s your big day, you can have what your heart desires! Depending on how many guests you are catering for you can usually have 3 flavours or more! Each tier can be a totally different flavour. You can even have a tier or cutting cake to keep and take with you on your honeymoon.
Yes, within reason. Please bear in mind there are some restrictions with this with regards to design/structure etc. Also, depending on intolerance/allergy/dietary choice. Please Contact Us for more details.
We make delicious biscuit favours to match your wedding design which can be place names for your wedding breakfast table or lovely thank you gifts for your guests. The cost depends on the level of decoration and packaging which can be discussed during your consultation.
Unfortunately, we cannot decorate cakes that have not been baked by us, but we can make flowers, toppers or other decorations for you to use. Please Contact Us for details.
If you are outside Dorset or your wedding venue is we are more than happy to make your cake and provide instructions to your caterer about collection and box your cake for transportation. Otherwise, we may be able to deliver and set up your cake ourselves at an additional cost, this will all be discussed in your consultation. N.B. Angel Cake Company cannot be responsible for any accidental damage to your cake once it has been collected from our premises.
We make delicious biscuit favours to match your wedding design which can be place names for your wedding breakfast table or lovely thank you gifts for your guests. The cost depends on the level of decoration and packaging which can be discussed during your consultation.

Celebration Cakes


We cannot decorate other people’s cakes but we can create decorations for you to put on your cake. We are more than happy to make flowers, figures, plaques etc. Alternatively, have a go yourself by taking one of our classes and learning how to do it.
Unfortunately we cannot provide diabetic cakes.
Always Contact Us, sometimes we can pull a rabbit out of a hat! Or there are alternatives such as cupcakes or mini fruit cakes which can be provided within a few hours.
Price depends on many factors such as size/shape/flavour and level of decoration. We can usually create something for you within your budget. Please Contact Us for more details.
Unfortunately we do not make number cakes. We suggest that your have a round or square cake with the number(s) worked into the design, that way you get more cake for your money.

Sugarcraft


We can usually create almost anything (within reason) figures, flowers, plaques, pets etc. Book ahead (3-4 weeks), contact us for more details.
We are always happy to advise, but we are unable to decorate cakes that have not been baked by us. We can however create bespoke decorations (with enough lead time i.e. 2-3 weeks) for decorations of your own. We also run friendly workshops where you can learn basic sugarcraft skills to decorate your cakes with confidence.
We run regular sugar craft workshops from complete beginners through to improvers. One to one training can also be arranged. See our Classes & Workshops page and join our mailing list.

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