The introduction to your journey with me
Your Wedding Cake Journey
Traditionally a wedding cake symbolises prosperity and good luck, it’s a sign of a long lasting happy union. The first cut and bite symbolises the joining of your lives together. Your cake is so much more than a tick on the wedding planning list or a second thought, she is there throughout your day, she’s a centrepiece to your reception and party, a memory and an experience. And yes I did just call her a she, she's going to be a real beauty.
From choosing what your cake will taste like, to design and styling should be one of the most exciting aspects of planning your wedding day. It should be visually beautiful, suited to your story and ridiculously tasty. I am passionate about your cake being a meaningful part of your big day, the icing on the cake if you'll excuse the pun and I will be with you every step of the journey to ensure it is.
Please find below all the information about your experience with me from initial contact right through to your big day
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Please fill in the enquiry form found on the main menu above so I can get a feel for your day and what you're ideally looking for. If you have any initial ideas for the design of your cake ie images from social media or Pinterest, please share these to Katie@thehadhamrollingpin.com quoting yours and your partners name in the subject so I can match with your enquiry form. This always helps to envisage the kind of design you are looking for to ensure I am the right cake artist for you.
Availability & Securing of Date
Once initial enquiry forms have been received and availability has been accessed. We will discuss quotes and briefly run through design concepts via email. Once we are all happy to go ahead and make the booking a deposit of £100 will be required to secure your date in the diary.
Approximately 2 to 3 months before your big day we will start at get to the nitty gritty of your centrepiece. In order to do this, a range of consultation types can be offered to fit your budget and preference. Whether you prefer a face to face consultation, call it an afternoon adventure with your partner, maid or mum of honour, a zoom call or simply emails to fit around your work schedules.
Whichever type of consultation you select, it gives us the chance to get to know each other which is very helpful in understanding your wedding style and desires for your cake. It also allows us to have a deeper chat about the finer details and get going with the design and styling process.
Up to 6 flavour samples will also be included as part of your consultation.
1 month before size, flavours and all design and styling specifics will be finalised. Once confirmation is received, full payment will be made.
The beginning of the week prior to your big day, I will quickly touch base to ensure nothing has changed with timings etc.
On the morning of your wedding day, delivery and set up of your showstopper will take place in time with all of your other suppliers. Prior contact will be made with your florist to ensure timings, designs and expectations align. Any finer details will also be left with your event co-ordinator.
Last but not least and most importantly, after the deed is done, rings shared and documents signed - she'll be stood at your wedding breakfast proud, willing and waiting for the newly weds to enter!
The Price Guide
As every cake we design and create is bespoke to you prices do vary, please take this as a guide to our pricing.
Naked & Semi Naked
2 Tiers 6" x 4" Approx 30 servings - From £235
2 Tiers 8" x 6" Approx 60 servings - From £270
3 Tiers 8" x 6" x 4" Approx 80 servings - From £330
3 Tiers 10" x 8" x 6" Approx 120 servings - From £380
4 Tiers 10" x 8" x 6" x 4" Approx 130 servings - From £450
2 Tiers 6" x 4" Approx 30 servings - From £260
2 Tiers 8" x 6" Approx 60 servings - From £300
3 Tiers 8" x 6" x 4" Approx 80 servings - From £360
3 Tiers 10" x 8" x 6" Approx 120 servings - From £440
4 Tiers 10" x 8" x 6" 4" Approx 130 servings - From £480
Other sizes are avalaible
The menu of our favourite flavours available. However I do love to work with my couples so any favourites you'd like to incorporate, I look forward to finding the perfect flavour to your love story.
Vegan, Dairy Free, Gluten Free or Eggless - no need to feel left out I also cater for you!
A classic vanilla sponge filled with raspberry conserve finished with vanilla buttercream
Lemon sponge filled with lemon curd finished with lemon buttercream
Chocolate sponge filled with chocolate ganache finished with white or dark chocolate buttercream
Chocolate orange sponge filled with chocolate ganache finished with white or dark chocolate orange buttercream (delish!)
Salted caramel sponge filled with salted caramel syrup finished with vanilla buttercream
White Chocolate & Raspberry
Belgium white chocolate & raspberry sponge filled with either a white chocolate ganache or raspberry conserve finished with vanilla buttercream
Raspberry & Almond
Almond sponge filled with fresh raspberries finished with vanilla buttercream
Lemon & Blueberry
Lemon & blueberry sponge filled with lemon curd finished with lemon buttercream
Nutty moist carrot sponge filled with cream cheese buttercream finished with vanilla buttercream
Coffee & Walnut
Coffee & walnut sponge filled with coffee buttercream finished with vanilla buttercream
I like to speak to my couples, get to know them and create the perfect cake to compliment their wedding. Maybe a cake isn't right for you and you'd like something more along the lines of a brownie stack, a dessert table or cheesecake canopies. Thats all part of our journey together.
For now though enough about you, keep in touch for further details on me, my designs, my work, my craft bakery & cake studio, my space.