Frequently Asked Questions
Is Baked on Burlington a Registered Kitchen?
Yes, we are a fully registered home based business as required by law. Our Premises Number for our certificate of registration under the Food Act 1984 is 5137.
Why choose Baked on Burlington?
Why Not!?! You just need to look at what we can produce and you’ll understand why.
In all seriousness… You will deal directly with Amanda the owner and senior decorator of Baked on Burlington from start to finish. If you would like to know more about us, please check out our about page.
How far in advance should I book my cake?
We are currently booked out up to 6 weeks head so booking well in advance is highly recommended to avoid any disappointment.
Weddings – We suggest you secure your date as soon as possible as the wedding season often books out 6-12 months ahead.
What if I have a last minute order?
Please feel free to get in contact with us and we will endeavour to fit you in. However please do not be disappointed if we are already booked out.
Can I only choose a cake design from your gallery?
Absolutely not! The images in our gallery are just a snapshot of what we offer. Our full gallery can be viewed on our Facebook page. We also love to create new designs and gain inspiration from other sources so if you have a design in mind please feel free to send it through and we can definitely create your dream cake.
Do you offer cake tasting/consultations?
We do offer cake tastings/consultations which can be arranged for a specific time that is convenient to you. In your consultation you will be provided 3 flavours (of your choice) to taste and we discuss in detail the requirements of your order.
There is a small fee of $20 per tasting, which is then deducted from the total fee if you choose to proceed with your order.
What do I need to provide in order to obtain a Quote?
As each cake is customised to suit your needs, we need a few details to be able to quote your cake:
- The date of your event
- A picture or sketch of the cake you require.
- The number of people you would like the cake to feed
- Whether you want the cake served as Dessert (2’ x 1’) or Coffee Size Pieces (1’ x 1’)
- Flavour of Cake
- Any specific requirements
- Whether you would like to pick up your cake or whether you would prefer it to be deliver (If you choose delivery, please specify the delivery address and delivery time required)
- Contact details – Mobile phone number and email address
If you are unsure of what style you would like please let us know a little about the person the event is for i.e. what they like, things they like to do, how old they are, theme of event etc. and we can come up with a few concepts for you
Please direct yourself to our contact page and either:
- Complete the enquiry form
- Send us and email
- Give us a call
How do I secure my booking?
To secure your booking I take credit card details. I don’t charge the card unless you decide to cancel your order.
Once you have provided your credit card details including csv and expiry date I will secure your booking in my diary.
Please note cash is preferred on pick-up/delivery however if you wish to pay by credit card there will be a 3% surcharge.
If you prefer you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 0407016049.
If you do not have a credit card then you will need to provide a 50% deposit to secure your booking and the remaining balance 2 weeks prior to you event. This deposit is non-refundable as per cancellation policy below.
I only take a certain number of bookings each week to ensure that I dedicate the required amount of time on each order. Please note that once your booking is secure (as per above) it prevents others from being able to book in. So if you choose to cancel your order with the times below, the following will be charged to your credit card.
All Occasions (except Weddings & Engagements)
50% is taken if you cancel 4 weeks before the event.
100% is taken if you cancel 2 weeks or less before the event.
Weddings & Engagements
50% is taken if you cancel 8 weeks before the event.
100% is taken if you cancel 5 weeks or less before the event.
If you haven’t provided your credit card details to secure your booking and you cancel within the above times, then any amounts already paid is non refundable.
Where are you located?
I am located in Oakleigh Victoria which is 11km South East of Melbourne.
Do you do delivery?
Yes we are more than happy to deliver your cake. We are happy to deliver you cakes within Victoria. If you wish for your cake to be delivered please specify this in your initial enquiry. Please note that if you do not state you want your cake delivered it will be quoted based on it being picked up.
Can I pick up my cake?
Yes, you can pick up your cake at a time that is convenient. In the week leading up to your event we will arrange a specific time for your cake to be picked up. Please note that we often have many commitments i.e. cake deliveries, so we ask that you are punctual with your pick-up. We understand that often emergencies can cause you to be delayed so we just ask that you phone ahead to inform us.
We highly recommend you have your wedding cake delivered and set-up at the venue to ensure that the cake arrives in on piece and with no damage.
How do I transport my cake?
Your cake will be placed in a box ready for you to transport. The safest way to transport your cake is on the car floor or in the boot, and definitely not on the back seat!
Please ensure your car is cool in warmer weather and in winter we ask that you have an umbrella with you to prevent the icing from getting wet.
Please note we take photos of all our cakes prior to them leaving the premises and will take no responsibility for any damage done after they have left our premises. If you concerned about transporting your cake please feel free to ask us to deliver it.
Do I need to refrigerate my cake?
If your cake is covered in or has any type of fondant decoration it should NEVER be put in the fridge. The fridge causes the fondant to sweat which will make the cake sticky and may even make the colours run. If you are storing you cake overnight just place it in a cool dry area, away from the kids.