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  • Our Cake Flavours

    All of the cakes at Poppy Pickering are freshly made to order. We believe that our cakes should not just look beautiful but taste delicious too therefore we only use the freshest and finest ingredients. All our preserves used are made by Rosebud Preserves in Masham and we use local free range eggs, local dairy produce, real butter, Madagascan bourbon vanilla and Belgium cocoa & chocolate.

    All our cakes are covered with a thin layer of white, milk or dark chocolate ganache before covering with fondant in order for us to achieve a sharp, clean edge.

    Chocolate Mud cake

    Chocolate Mud cake

    A dense rich moist chocolate cake made with Belgium chocolate and layered with a rich chocolate buttercream

    White Chocolate & raspberry mud cake

    White Chocolate & raspberry mud cake

    A moist chocolate & raspberry mud cake layered with a fruity raspberry buttercream and Rosebud raspberry preserve

    Citrus mud cake

    Citrus mud cake

    A moist white chocolate mud cake infused with orange and lemon zest. Layered with a lemon buttercream and Rosebud red grapefruit marmalade

    Lemon mud cake

    Lemon mud cake

    A moist white chocolate mud cake infused with lemon zest, layered with a lemon buttercream and a zesty lemon curd

    Chocolate Praline crunch cake

    Chocolate Praline crunch cake

    A light chocolate sponge cake made with Belgium chocolate Layered with a delicious praline and crunchy almond nuts (Contains nuts)

    Spiced caramel, apple and roasted hazelnut mud cake

    Spiced caramel, apple and roasted hazelnut mud cake

    A moist caramel mud cake with apple, cinnamon and roasted hazelnuts. Layered with a rich caramel buttercream and caramel sauce. (Contains nuts)

    White chocolate cookie crunch

    White chocolate cookie crunch

    A white chocolate mud cake infused with crushed Oreo cookies and layered with an Oreo & vanilla buttercream

    Salted caramel mud cake

    Salted caramel mud cake

    A moist caramel mud cake layered with salted caramel sauce and sprinkled with sea salt flakes

    Victoria Sponge

    Victoria Sponge

    A moist sponge infused with Madagascan vanilla and layered with vanilla buttercream and Rosebud Strawberry preserve

    Champagne and Strawberry cake

    Champagne and Strawberry cake

    A moist sponge infused with Marc de Champagne and layered with champagne buttercream and Rosebud Strawberry preserve

    Summer Pudding

    Summer Pudding

    A moist white chocolate & mixed berries mud cake layered with a fruity berry buttercream and Rosebud midsummer berries preserve

    Lemon and Blueberry mud cake

    Lemon and Blueberry mud cake

    A moist lemon & blueberry mud cake layered with a zesty lemon buttercream and a blueberry preserve

    Fruit Cake

    A brandy soaked fruit rich traditional fruitcake covered with a delicious almond white marzipan layer

    Our Macaron Flavours

    We offer the following flavours for our macarons.

    Salted caramel

    Pale mocha macaron shell filled with our delicious homemade yorkshire honey salted caramel and rocksalt. Finished with milk chocolate stripes.

    Citrus

    Pale blush macaron shell filled with a lemon white chocolate ganache with a hidden red grapefruit preserve centre. Decorated with a flash of edible gold.

    Vanilla & white chocolate

    Pale ivory macaron shell filled with a vanilla & white chocolate ganache. Decorated with white chocolate stripes and little edible pearls.

    White chocolate and raspberry

    Pale dusky pink macaron shell filled with a raspberry white chocolate ganache with a hidden raspberry preserve centre.

    Our Cookie Flavours

    We offer the following flavours for our biscuits.

    Classic Vanilla

    Chocolate

    Ginger

    Lemon Flavour

    Prices & Portions

    All our cakes at Poppy Pickering are bespoke and made to order therefore prices will vary depending on the design, size, flavour and it’s intricacy. Please contact or visit us for a more accurate quote. All our cakes are 5” deep hence you get a lot of cake for your money and they look very impressive in reality.

    Our starting prices for a small 3 tiered wedding cake are from £450.00 (serving up to 75) and a large 3 tier from approximately £550.00 (serving up to 125).

    Shaped decorated novelty biscuits start from £3.25 each.

    For our simple swirled cupcakes the starting prices are £2.95 and for the more complex and decorative cupcakes prices start from £4.50.

    Please note, a cupcake tiered wedding cake will usually cost more than a tiered wedding cake. This is due to the fact that each individual cupcake will require decorating and also the portion size for a cupcake is larger than individual pieces of a tiered cake.

    Shaped decorated novelty biscuits start from £3.25 each. We are able to produce beautiful wedding favour biscuits, from shaped novelty new baby treats to birthday themed shaped biscuits.

    Getting married or having an event, we can create and offer wedding favours, table chocolates or beautiful hand piped named lollipops. Take a look at some of our amazing chocolates that can be used in our collection of hand finished favour boxes. The boxes are priced at £3.25 for two chocolates and £3.95 for three chocolates.

    We also offer a special edition collection of wedding chocolates with delicate lace patterns and an edible metallic finish (slight premium price).

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    Other Info

    All our cakes are bespoke and freshly made to order. We can either design something new & unique or you are welcome to select a design from our gallery and amend colours or the look.

    Wedding consultations are by appointment only and these can be made by telephone, in person or by filling in our online contact form. We do not charge for this service.

    The consultation will take place at our boutique cake & chocolate shop and this will enable you to see the sample display cakes and gain a sense of the cake scales and size. We will provide a selection of cake samples along with a pot of tea or coffee. It can be really helpful if you know the following before arranging a consultation with us:

    • The date and venue of your wedding
    • The approximate number of guests
    • Any colours, themes, styling, floral detail, wedding invite inspiration that you like

    Following your consultation, Poppy Pickering will then provide you with your own personal wedding cake sketch, an individual designed colour/mood board and your cake quote.

    We normally ask for a 12 month+ lead time when ordering wedding cakes, however, depending on our schedule and the design we may be able to accept orders at shorter notice.

    Cakes will sometimes contain in-edible items such as ribbons, brooches, flowers, diamanté detail and feathers etc. these items must be removed before serving and they will be noted on the cake information sheet which will be delivered along with your cake or highlighted to you upon the cake collection.

    Often a wedding cake is requested to be decorated with fresh flowers, we can liaise with your florist, however it is best for your florist to provide the flowers to allow for the continuity. We can arrange/attach premade flower sprays to your cake on delivery however PLEASE NOTE some flowers are not suitable for use as cake decoration. Ask your florist for details on the flowers toxicity. Poppy Pickering will not be liable for any contamination to your wedding cake that may arise from the misuse of fresh flowers.

    Nuts:
    Several of our cakes contain nuts as an ingredient therefore we cannot guarantee that our kitchen is nut free. If you have a nut allergy please contact us to discuss your requirements.

    Allergens:
    All of our cakes, biscuits and chocolates are produced in an environment where gluten, nuts, milk and eggs are present. We cannot guarantee that a product will be 100% free hence you must let us know at the time of ordering if you are intolerant to any of these ingredients.

    Egg/Dairy free:
    We do not offer egg or dairy free cakes

    FAQs

    Please take a look at our most frequently asked questions. If you have any questions not answered below, please contact us.

    All cake orders require a non refundable deposit of 50% at the time of ordering. The balance is then due upon collection for any celebration cakes and two weeks before for any wedding cakes. Wedding cakes will not be delivered if payment has not been received and cleared in full. Cakes with a shorter lead time (less than a week) must be paid in full at the time of booking.

    Cakes that are collected from Poppy Pickering will be boxed up for transportation and we will provide instruction on how to care for your cake. Tiered wedding cakes can be very heavy therefore we recommend our delivery set/up option. Poppy Pickering does not accept any responsibility for any damage that may occur to the cake once it has been collected. A signature is required upon collection confirming that you have received the cake in a good condition.

    If requested Poppy Pickering will deliver and set up your wedding cake. Delivery charges are calculated depending on the mileage and the time taken to set up the cake. We will work with the wedding venue coordinator or planner to ensure that the cake is delivered and set up at the venue on the day of your wedding.

    Your cake is very important to us therefore please take time to check your copy of the cake order form or sketch and let us know if any amendments are required. We are happy to make any amendments up to 4 weeks prior to the event date however please be aware that this may affect your order balance due depending on the type of adjustments required.

    If you have any questions or concerns regarding your order please just contact us.

    Here at Poppy Pickering we have a wide selection of cake stands and they can be a perfect way to finish and display your cake. Please take a look through our cake gallery at the stands and colours we have.

    Cake stands can be hired at £25 per stand plus a security deposit which will be refunded once the stand is returned to us undamaged within 3 working days of your wedding. The deposit depends on each individual stand design as some are sourced from the US and they will require a larger deposit. Please contact us if you have any questions or require a quote on info@poppypickering.co.uk or 01943 608477

    Example stand hire prices:
    Perspex 7 tier cupcake stand £25 (£85 deposit refundable)
    White milk glass stand 10″ £25 (£85 deposit refundable)

    Friends

    We would like to recommend the following organisations which assisted with this website and which we recommend within the wedding industry

    The Wedding Affair

    Award winning premier yorkshire wedding website designed for brides & grooms. It provides a comprehensive list of recommended suppliers and showcases amazing wedding venues and fairs.

    Annemarie King Photography

    For some of our beautiful wedding cake images.

    Avenue White Photography

    For some of our beautiful wedding cake images

    Tiree Dawson Photography

    For some of our beautiful wedding cake images

    Lucy Mac Nicoll Flowers

    For gorgeous flowers based in Knaresborough, Harrogate

    Leafy Couture

    For gorgeous flowers and prop hire based in Otley

    JoJo Stott Photography

    For some of our beautiful wedding cake images including design ‘Emma Rose’ (Home Page)

    Twentytwo

    Our website and graphic designers.