Questions And Answers

Questions and Answers

Please click on one of our frequently asked questions for an answer.  If you have a question which isn’t listed please email us for an answer.

Q: Will you copy a design I like from a photograph?

A: The Cake Studio is happy to create a unique design for you based on an idea you like while respecting the proprietary rights of another designers work. We can work with you to merge your dreams and inspirations to create a bespoke design that is unique for your special day

Q. Are the flower decorations handmade?

A: The Cake Studio’s decorated flowers are all handmade and are a beautiful keepsake of your wedding day or special occasion.

Q. Do you supply Gluten Free cakes?

A: Yes, Gluten Free cakes can be made on request.

Q. What flavours and fillings are available?

A: The following is a snapshot of the various flavours and fillings available:

Rich Traditional Fruit Cake

Chocolate Biscuit Cake

Genoese Sponge Cake – Plain, Vanilla, Orange, Tangy Lemon and Chocolate

Carrot Cake

Lemon and Poppy Seed

Q. How far in advance do I need to order my occasion cake?

A: For celebration cakes we require 2 weeks notice, however we will always try to accommodate orders at shorter notice.

Q. Can you deliver my cake?

A: Yes, delivery within the Galway area is available for all our celebration cakes, a delivery charge will apply for cakes outside of the Galway area.

Q: How much should I expect to pay for a cake?

A: Cakes vary in price based on the size, design and artistic design. The Cake Studio works with each customer to create the optimal design to suit their style and budget. The prices listed here serve as a guideline only for wedding cakes:

No. of Tiers
Size in inches Price in €
2 10″ & 8″ €270
2 12″ & 10″ €330
3 10″, 8″ & 6″ €360
3 12″, 10″ & 8″ €430
4 12″, 10″, 8″ & 6″ €480

Q. How many portions are in a cake?

A: Portion numbers depend on the cake size and shape; please remember the hotel will portion the cake on the day so we will liaise with the hotel co-ordinator beforehand to ensure the cake is portioned to your satisfaction. The following is a guide to the min/max portions per cake.

Cake Size
Round Cake
Square Cake
6″ 25-30 30-35
8″ 40-50 55-65
10″ 65-80 85-100
12″ 95-115 125-144

Q. Can you incorporate the colours used in my wedding into my cake?

A: Yes, the colours used in the bridal wear can be replicated in the cake, the bridal flowers can also be replicated in the form of iced handmade flowers.

Q. Can I use fresh flowers on my cake?

A: Yes, however, to ensure they match perfectly with your wedding flowers, it’s advisable to source fresh flowers for your cake from the same florist.

Q. Do I have to choose a cake from your gallery?

A: All the cakes on the Cake Studio’s gallery are available and we look forward to working with the bride and groom in creating a unique and unforgettable cake design for their special day.

Q. How far in advance do I need to order my wedding cake, how do I secure my date?

A: We require 3 months notice for wedding cakes, however if possible we will always try to accommodate orders at shorter notice.

Q. What is your payment policy?

A: A deposit is taken to secure your date and payment in full is due 1 week prior to the wedding.

Q. What is the Delivery and Cake Setup process?

A: If delivery is requested, the cake is delivered to the venue on the morning of the wedding. It is setup on the table/stand provided and made photograph ready. A delivery charge is applied for venues located more than 30 km outside of Galway city.

Q. Do I need to return the cake stand and base?

A: Yes, stands, plates, pillars, etc. are provided to complete the look of the cake and these items should be returned within 5 days of the event.