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Our wedding cakes and macarons

At YORKCakes, we specialise in fully iced and decorated wedding cakes, the more contemporary 'naked 'cake and macarons.

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From the traditional to the more unusual, anything goes. At YORKCakes, we want you to have just what you want to have on your wedding day.

Stacked or tiered cakes, 3-D creations, cupcakes and macarons can all be made to exacting requirements to create a stunning showpiece for your day.

Macarons and naked cakes have become very popular in recent years and are a wonderful idea for something a little less traditional. Macarons are just beautiful displayed on a macaron tower and paired with a small cutting cake.

You can choose from a variety of flavours and colours that we make and we'll happily advise you how we can coordinate them with your wedding day themes. Whether you know exactly what you'd like for your day or you're struggling for ideas, at YORKCakes you're in safe hands. We can guide you towards inspiration if you need it or simply turn the design you have in mind into the beautiful creation you're hoping for.

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Bespoke service

We hope you'll want us to create your unique wedding centrepiece for you and, if you do, you can expect a high level of service and excellence.

A deposit secures your booking and ensures we are available to not only create your cake, but also to deliver and set-up at your venue.

In the weeks leading up to your big day, we'll coordinate directly with your venue to ensure all the necessary arrangements are made for your cake.

There are no hidden costs, once a price is agreed, you will not be asked to pay a penny more unless you change your requirements.

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What you can expect from YORKCakes

  • Complimentary tasting session.
  • Full design consultation.
  • Direct consultation with your venue.
  • Ongoing support if you've any questions or changes you want to make.
  • Delivery and set-up at your venue.
  • Open and honest pricing.

Popular cake flavours

Sponge cake has all but taken over from the more traditional fruit cake. We still make a beautifully moist, rich fruit cake if you'd like to include it as part of your cake but it's all about the sponge cake now.

We consider creating most flavours for your wedding cake however, there are some flavours that are 'crowd-pleasers' that we recommend you include to satisfy your guests. There are also some flavours we don't make for various reasons (mostly food hygiene related) but we'll consider all requests!

Sponge cake flavours include:

  • Vanilla cake with smooth raspberry jam and vanilla bean buttercream
  • Lemon cake with lemon curd and a tangy lemon buttercream
  • Chocolate fudge cake with a rich chocolate ganache
  • Caramel cake with a salted caramel filling and caramel buttercream

Our prices

Our prices include our full service outlined above and start at £500 for a fully iced and decorated cake. Your price will depend on the design and level of detail required to create your cake.

Prices for contemporary 'naked' cakes start at £295 and macaron displays start at £350.

An agreed deposit amount (usually £100) is payable to secure your booking and is non-refundable.

There is no financial commitment required from you until a final price has been agreed.

If your requirements change, you may incur additional costs, depending on the changes being made. These would be discussed and agreed at the time the changes are made.

Fill out your creative brief

At YORKCakes, we like to think we can meet all your cake needs. From the traditional to the more unusual, tiered cakes to cupcakes, carved cakes to macarons; it's your opportunity to be as creative as you like. The creative brief is your opportunity to tell us exactly what you'd like. It may even help you to identify what you really want or even give you some ideas!