“A party without cake is just a meeting.”
Cakes & Cupcakes
Ordering Custom Cakes
A minimum 3 week notice is required on ALL custom cakes regardless of size and design (with a 5 month notice recommendation on all wedding cakes regardless of size and design). An appointment must be scheduled for ALL tastings and consultations.
*An $85 minimum is required for all custom cakes and a $125 minimum order for all hand sculpted 3D cakes.
**Fillings in 3D cakes are not recommended.
Tastings & Consultations
(By appointment only)
We require all clients to schedule a consultation, to ensure availability and help us better assist you in your planning and design.
Orchid Sauce offers two sit down options for in person consultation tasting options on custom wedding cakes and special occasion orders:
OPTION 1: For 50 or more servings with 4 flavor combinations, 2 cupcakes of each flavor selection provided: $35
This tasting appointment allows you to select any 4 cake flavors paired with any 4 frosting flavors from our Cake Flavor Menu. You may also choose a filling per cake flavor from our Cake Fillings Menu. Cake fillings are free at scheduled tasting appointments. They are an up charge for all orders placed. You will receive 2 standard size cupcakes per flavor combination (8 cupcakes total), with a carrying box to take extra cakes home for further contemplation or friends and family to try. This tasting will serve up to 4 guests.
*Please note that deluxe cake flavors and additional fillings increase your cake’s cost-per-serving. For more than 4 guests please contact us for additional costs and preparation.
OPTION 2: For 35 or more servings with 4 flavor combinations, 1 cupcake of each flavor selection provided: $20
This tasting appointment allows you to select any 4 cake flavors paired with any 4 frosting flavors from our Cake Flavor Menu. You may also choose a filling per cake flavor from our Cake Fillings Menu. Cake fillings are free at scheduled tasting appointments. They are an up charge for all orders placed. You will receive 1 standard size cupcake per flavor combination (4 cupcakes total), This tasting will serve up to 2 guests.
*Please note that deluxe cake flavors and additional fillings increase your cake’s cost-per-serving. For more than 2 guests please contact us for additional costs and preparation.
A 50% deposit of your total order for all custom cakes and dessert tables is required to reserve your event day. Deposits are non-refundable, even in the event of cancellation. Orchid Sauce cannot guarantee event date availability without the 50% deposit. We will email you a quote and contract after your in person consultation for your review. Your deposit and completed contract can be mailed or emailed and paid over the phone via credit card or brought in person. The final payment will be due no less than 2 weeks prior to the event date. All orders will be delivered.
Custom Design, Pattern & Arrangement Fee
Orchid Sauce can provide a custom, hand drawn sketch and design proposal for custom wedding cakes and specialty cakes over $400. A custom design fee will be added after the base total has been calculated. These design fees are based on the complexity of design and planning, time dedicated to the creation of gum paste & fondant arrangements, piping details, hand-sculpting, supply cost and the number of adornments. Orchid Sauce will be responsible for the arrangement and application of live flowers upon arrival. Live flowers are typically purchased and provided by the events dedicated florist and an assortment should be left on the cake table at the event for Orchid Sauce. If the flowers are not on site by the agreed upon delivery time, Orchid Sauce will no longer be responsible for the application of live flowers.
A small equipment fee will be added for all tiered cakes. This fee is based on the amount of equipment used and includes the cost of a decorated cake board, dowels and separator plates and can include floral stakes and supplies.
Delivery by Orchid Sauce is provided for all cakes. There will be a $40 delivery fee for cakes within 15 miles. ($2 per additional mile) Arrangements for delivery will be made 2 weeks prior to the event. Someone must be present at the event location during the time of delivery. If the cake is delivered over a half a day in advance, please make sure that appropriate storage arrangements have been made with venue. (A fridge that can accommodate a large stacked cake).
Cake and Cupcake Pricing
Wedding, Anniversary, 3D, Birthday and more
Orchid Sauce provides a unique vision, the highest quality ingredients and dedicated craftsmanship. We specialize in custom-designed wedding and special occasion cakes, cupcakes and dessert tables. If you aren’t happy, neither are we!
All of our dessert recipes (including our gluten-free products) have been developed over the years by our culinary teams expertise throughout years of their training, schooling and experience. At Orchid Sauce our baked goods are made from-scratch and made fresh to order. Each of our cake tiers is made up of 4 tiered layers of cake with 3 layers of your choice of buttercream with the option for additional top quality, all-natural fillings. Our list of flavors and fillings can be found here.
This base total estimates your cost-per-serving before custom design fees, equipment fees or rentals (if applicable) as well as delivery and taxes.
*We strongly suggest limiting cakes to two flavors.
Standard Flavor Buttercream Cakes: $5.25/serving
(Gluten Free $6.25/serving)
Deluxe Flavor Buttercream Cakes: $5.65/serving
(Gluten Free $6.65/serving)
3D Cakes: Starting at $7.50/serving
Fondant covered Cakes: + $1.00/serving
Ganache covered Cakes: + $1.50/serving
Additional Fillings: + $.50/cake serving
Three or more cake flavors: + $.25/cake serving
Standard Cupcakes: $3.00/cupcake
Deluxe Cupcakes: $3.25/cupcake
Cupcake Filling: + $.25/cupcake