Cakes Etcetera

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Makers of bespoke wedding cakes. Friendly advice warmly given. Professionally trained.
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General Services
Bespoke Design
Cake Accessories
Delivery
Last-minute Orders
Physical Shop / Studio
Pre-wedding Consultation
Set-up
Sheet Cakes
Tastings
Tiered Cakes
Treats and Favours
Dietary Options
Dairy-free
Gluten-free
Nut-free
Vegan
Vegetarian
Pricing & Costs
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Full Description
  • The wedding cake is one of the most important parts of a couples wedding. It provides a centre point for the wedding breakfast and a talking point for the wedding guests when they first see it and after they first taste it! Because it is so important Cakes Etcetera place a great deal of emphasis on helping a couple choose the right cake for the right occasion. Our cakes are all Bespoke, meaning that they are individual to each couple, we never produce the exact same cake twice. We offer to make a cake that is unique in not only looks but in taste. We offer a complimentary consultation to assist in design, this includes a ‘taster’ session. Couples can choose upto 6 flavours to try. Choose various flavours from rich fruit cake, vanilla sponge, chocolate sponge, rich Belgian chocolate cake, carrot cake, strawberry and champagne, white chocolate and raspberry, salted caramel and many more. Our most popular cakes by far are our chocolate cake and our fruit cake. Their unique flavour and texture has become a winning combination for Cakes Etcetera.
  • Personal Message from the Manager
    Name of Wedding Contact: Sheila McLaughlin
    We welcome all enquiries about your wedding cake and hope that you are happy with the service we offer. Please feel free to contact the shop to book in for the next consultation/tasting day. We look forward to meeting you and help plan your big day.
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    1992
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
    # Of People In Team
    2
    Public Liability Insurance
    Yes
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Location & Contact Details
  • Directions
    • Address
    • 1 Chapel Street, Nottingham, Derbyshire, NG10 1EQ, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Long Eaton
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • Junction 25 M1
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Long Eaton
    • Travel Notes
    • Use NG10 1EQ on your sat nav but be aware that Chapel Street is one-way at one end (Main St.) so enter from Westgate (off Main Street) and turn left and bend to the left so you travel round "the block".
    • Nearest Airport
    • East Midlands - 8 miles
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FAQ
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What is your most memorable wedding?
A steam punk theme with a pile of books by Jules Verne. The wedding guests arrived in "fancy dress" and they looked amazing. I wished I could have dressed up too - just to deliver the cake!
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Personal, friendly, informative, willing, capable.
What about your business are you most proud of?
Staying in business for so long through the recession and keeping up with current trends as well as teaching other people the art of sugarcraft.
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Do your research and choose a style before looking at wedding cakes. Then go with your heart.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Firstly book your consultation/tasting session. You are allowed to try upto 6 flavours from a list which I can email to you. Any flavours not on the list, just say, we are always willing to try new flavours.
What is your signature cake?
My "Lakeside" cake comprising a single or double tiered cake displayed over multi-tiered mini cakes. However I generally just go with what the couple want. I will do most styles.
Describe how you got into making wedding cakes.
My mother was an amazing cake decorator (amongst other things) and as a young child I would sit and watch her. However it was not until I left home that the real interest began. I made cakes for my son and daughter first of all and the interest just grew until I finally took the plunge, passed my City and Guilds exams in Confectionery Design with flying colours and then my City and Guilds teachers certificate, Levels 1 and 2. I opened my first shop in 1995 and the rest is history.
What would be your show stopper in the Great British Bake Off?
I dont have any free time to enter the Bake-off!! LOL
Bridebook benefits
  • Bridebook Discount: Box of 6 cup cakes with orders over £250
  • Bridebook Gift: Box of 6 cupcakes with orders over £250.00
  • Bridebook Special Offer: Order before End July 2017 for 2018 weddings only) and receive a box of free cup cakes and a bottle of wine.