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The Cake Eating Co. has a goal of achieving not just a stunningly gorgeous cake that will become a centrepiece on your big day. We also aim to have this cake be a mouth-watering flavour explosion that is as beautiful on the inside as it is on the outside.
To achieve this goal we start by using the best and freshest ingredients we can source both locally and internationally. We bake our cakes on the philosophy that a premium cake requires premium ingredients. Real fresh free range eggs and creamy NZ butter mixed lovingly with Tongan vanilla beans and the finest French and Belgian chocolates.
Cakes are fresh baked and soaked in syrups and alcohols for flavour. We then fill our cakes with a range of handmade curds, buttercreams, compotes and mousses. Each tier of your cake can be a different flavour and the flavour combinations within the tier are limitless.
We pride ourselves on being able to create a unique wedding cake flavour to go with your unique cake but don’t worry, we do the classics exceptionally well. Should you want to stray from the beaten path then we welcome you to try your hand at creating your own wedding cake flavour. We are more than happy to advise on pairings and help you create your cake dream. Should you have a flavour ‘goal’ in mind such as a cake that tastes like a snickers bar we are also at your service for creating this for you.
Belgian chocolate mud cake
A luscious Belgian dark chocolate mud cake layered with chocolate sauce and dark chocolate buttercream. If you are gluten, dairy or egg free we recommend this.
A light classic pound cake flavoured with our favourite Heilala vanilla beans. This cake is then soaked in house made vanilla syrup and filled with our rich and creamy French vanilla buttercream.
Lemon, raspberry and passionfruit cake
Light and fluffy lemon cake soaked in lemon syrup and layered with a rich buttery lemon curd, raspberry compote and passionfruit compote
Using toasted walnuts and dark muscovado sugar we bring to you a rich a dark decadent carrot cake. Drizzling this cake with a touch of our salted caramel sauce it brings out the nutty interiors and adds a hint more moisture to this already soft and dense cake.
Sticky dried date blended in a rich caramel cake with a hint of ginger. Fresh from the oven it is soaked in salted caramel sauce and then filled with layers of caramel buttercream.
Raspberry, vanilla and white chocolate
A vanilla cake studded with raspberries and white chocolate, layered with vanilla bean buttercream and raspberry compote.
Fluffy banana cake soaked in lemon syrup and filled with cream cheese icing and salted caramel sauce
Chocolate, raspberry and buttermilk
A light and fluffy chocolate buttermilk cake layered with chocolate sauce, raspberry compote and vanilla bean buttercream.
A light and fluffy chocolate cake layered with dark chocolate ganache, salted peanut butter buttercream and salted caramel sauce
Peach and Strawberry Bellini
A pink champagne cake layered with peach compote and strawberry buttercream
What will my wedding cake cost?
Wedding cakes start at $4 per serve for butter cream iced tiered cakes. Prices increase with custom features.
Single tier cakes are a cheaper option and prices are based on size and decoration. They look gorgeous as part of a cake table! If you have a set budget for the wedding cake make sure you let us know so we can adapt your dream to make sure you can have your cake…and eat it too!
Wedding cupcakes start at $3.50 per serve and increase with decoration.
Delivery is mandatory for all wedding cakes over two tiers tall. This is based on $2.1/km return from our kitchen in Sydenham to the wedding venue for out of town venues and $45 for all in town venues.
Wedding cake themes and flavours can be carried throughout all your sweet edibles at your wedding and we can work with you to achieve not just your dream cake, but also a dessert buffet, chocolates, desserts and cookies.
We have both wedding cake consult and consult with tasting appointments available.
You can book your cake consultation online here . Our consult times here are for Saturday afternoons and Thursday mornings. If you cannot make these times, or are coming from out of town etc please email us and we can work around your available times. We recommend booking your tasting about 6-12 months from your wedding. Booking too far in advance can mean your whole wedding concept changes, and too close may mean we are booked out. We are currently booked our for tastings weeks in advance. The dates that are currently booked at capacity are the weekends of – October 4/5, November 1/2, 22/23, 29/30 December 6/7, February 1/2, 7/8/9, 14/15, 22/23
Once your consult is booked the date is set aside for you. We do ask though that once you receive your quote you let us know if you intend to proceed or not within a fortnight.
Our cake tasting samples are well sized so feel assured that no matter how much of your wedding entourage you need to bring (we request no more than 5) you will all get a piece. We do not serve vegan or gluten free samples as a general rule
Our initial consult (tasting is additional) is free of charge and will encompass everything about your cake, from flavour to decoration (extra cost for the cake tasting). Additional sessions are charged at $75/ half hour