Custom cakes for any event

We have created a lot of cakes through the years and want to create the perfect custom cake for YOU. We will guide you through the ordering process.

Custom Cakes Photos

Below is a selection of photographs of our most recent custom cake designs.

Custom cakes

We know every good party has a great theme and our talented cake designers will help you take your ideas and create a masterpiece for your next event or celebration. 

Custom Cakes Ordering Guide

Minimum OrdeR

Custom cakes start at $5/serving and our 8" 3 layer cake with buttercream designs start at $100 and serves up to 20. We do require a 50% nonrefundable deposit at the time of booking

Lead Time

There can be up to 2-6 weeks when ordering a custom cake but we try to offer you something if our custom department is full. We have toppers and cupcake boards as alternative options. You should allow for additional lead time during holiday seasons. 


You can choose from size, shape, flavors, fillings, and decoration to create your custom cake. See FAQs below.

Pickup & Delivery

Our custom cakes can be collected from the bakery or delivered for a fee to your Memphis area event.

Custom cakes FAQ

We have collected together some of the most common questions people ask us about custom cakes.

How far ahead should I order a custom cake?

We know getting the detail are important and when we agree to work together we want you to get exactly what you planned for. We take orders up to one year out but our typically lead time for custom cakes can be 2-6 weeks, longer in holiday seasons. 

How much does a custom cake cost?

Custom cakes start at $5/serving with our smallest being an 8" 3 layer buttercream for $100. We require a 50% nonrefundable deposit at the time of booking to confirm your custom cake..

What custom cake sizes & servings do you offer?

Our smallest custom cake is a 8" cake with three layers that gives you 20 servings.

What styles of decoration do you offer?

We have a custom cake team that can help create a design that is uniquely yours through buttercream designs, limited fondant work, hand piped details, custom sprinkles, edible glitter and edible paint. The more details you can provide such as pictures, serving sizes, layers, flavors, will help us price your custom cake.

Can cakes be refrigerated?

We suggest keeping your cake cold up to 30 minutes before serving time to ensure designs stay intact..

What cake flavors do you offer?

Our cake flavors are: Vanilla, Almond, Chocolate, Confetti, Lemon, Red Velvet and Strawberry. Specialty flavors can be requested and depend on season and supply availability.

What icing and fillings are available?

We offer buttercream icings in vanilla, chocolate, almond and strawberry flavors and we offer cream cheese icing in lemon.

We work with fillings when creating custom layer cakes and you can choose from strawberry, lemon curd and raspberry. We know hot seasons can create unstable environments, so our designers will make best suggestions on final use of flavors and fillings.

Will you work with my ingredients, make substitutions or recreate my grandmother’s recipe?

We know food and memory have a connection but we are unable to use outside products brought in by customers, due to food regulations. We have tried and tested our recipes and can only offer what we know we can confidently stand behind with our "Make Life Sweeter" guarantee.

Order a Custom Cake Today

Place your custom cake order or call us to speak with a bakery specialist.

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