Frequently Asked Questions
1. Should I refrigerate my cake/cupcakes?
No. Fondant sweats when in contact with moisture and refrigeration can dry out a cake. Leave your cake in a cool place out of direct sunlight.
2. How far in advance should I place an order?
A minimum of 3weeks is required. Orders are not confirmed until I have received your non-refundable 25% deposit. I do occasionally have a spare cake some weeks, so just keep an eye on my Facebook page
3. Do you deliver &/or pick up?
Yes. I offer FREE delivery within the Camden area. This area is Camden Valley Inn – Gledswood Winery – Oran Park – Mt Annan Botanical Gardens. Pick up is from my home studio located in Spring Farm.
4. Is there a minimum order for cupcakes &/or cookies?
Yes. 1dozen standard sized cupcakes, 2 dozen mini sized cupcakes,
1 dozen cookies.
5. Do you cater for dietary requirements?
Yes, I can. Gluten free, dairy free, egg free, nut free. Please advise me at ordering time of any allergies.
6. Are you registered & fully insured?
I am a registered home studio with Camden Council, NSW and fully insured for $10,000,000 public liability. I am however not a shopfront and bake to order.
7. Do you supply cake toppers?
I have some fantastic local and interstate suppliers that I use for my cake toppers. I include all costings involved within your quote.
I do have floristry qualifications that help me with the preparation and storage of fresh seasonal flowers, to adhere to proper food standards.
8. What is your pricing?
Every CharBella Cake is individually priced, depending on degree of design and time involved.
For Weddings - 2tier start from $300. 50pax coffee sizing and 3tier start from $400. 80pax coffee sizing.
Standard drizzle/budget buster cakes start from $50.
9. How much cake do I need to feed …… people?
A standard height 7” rd cake will feed 15pax as dessert.
Standard height is 2 layers of cake sandwiched with frosting, approx. 3” high.
Double height is 3 layers of cake, approx. 4” high.
Extended height is 4 layers of cake, approx. 6” high.
10. Do you offer Flavours & Tasting consults?
Flavour choices can be found in the flavour album within this website.
I only offer Bridal tasting consults. Mon – Fridays 10 – 2pm or Saturdays 10 – 3pm. These must be booked in and are $30. You get to take home a box of 6 flavoured cupcakes, usually containing my 3 most popular flavours and whatever other flavours we have discussed.