Monday, October 23, 2017

Molly B's F.A.Q's


How far in advance should I book a wedding cake?

Generally, there is no set time to reserve a wedding cake.  It is not uncommon to have sold out dates during the bridal seasons; Molly B’s suggests 6-10 months out for wedding cakes. If over a year, bookings are accepted with a nominal deposit to reserve the date and pricing.  Please note that your wedding cake is important to us as it is to you, Molly B’s limits the number of commitments made to ensure that your wedding cake is perfect for your big day. Last minute requests are taken pending availability.

What is the price of the Wedding Cake?

Prices vary depending upon the amount of detailed work, or specialty items you require. During the appointment, our pastry chefs will discuss tiered pricing so you can choose from many of our designs and pricing options.  Tiered pricing averages out to be approximately $5.95 and up.  However, keep me in mind that custom made design elements and gourmet filling etc. can increase your cost.

Do you offer cake tastings?

Cake tasting fee and consultations are $25.00 which can be applied to you cake when you book with us. Cake tastings are done by appointment only during business hours Thursday – Friday and last about an hour.  Weekend appointments are difficult due to delivery times etc.  However; if this is the only time you can schedule an appointment, we will try to work with you.

What do you require to design a wedding cake?

Any elements you wish use such as a wedding cake, invitation, jewelry, flowers, color swatches, etc. can be used.  You may also bring photos of cake designs you may like to give us ideas on what you are looking for in a design.  All cakes are original and unique.

Do you do Groom’s cake?

Yes we do.  Traditionally, it's a gift from the bride to the groom that reflects his personality and interests in his favorite cake flavor. The groom’s cake may be presented to the groom at the wedding or the rehearsal dinner.

Do you bake from scratch and what flavors do you offer?

Yes, all baked goods are made from scratch and baked fresh to order. Our list of cake flavors is available on the web site. 

Do you bake from a facility inspected by the Board of Health?

Yes, our kitchen is a certified residential/commercial kitchen, certified by the Berkley Board of Health and licensed as a food-service establishment.

What are your hours of operation?

Hours of operation are from Thursday –Saturday from 8am -5pm. We are not full service bakery and not opened to the public.  Phone orders and appointments only!

Do you offer Faux Cake?

Yes, we do! All of our faux rental cakes are unique in their design and available to rent from our inventory.  Or we will work to design a faux cake to meet your needs. A list of pricing is available.

Do you deliver?

Yes, we deliver to the Boston and South Shore area, South Coast of Massachusetts, Tiverton RI, Newport RI, Bristol, RI, Providence RI and certain parts of Cape Cod.  Delivery fees vary from town to town and begin at $75.00 & up.  Each cake is delivered in an air-conditioned vehicle to ensure its safe arrival.   Out of state and long distance deliveries can be difficult and costly.    We do not ship cakes!

Pricing Special Event Cakes etc.:

Pricing for special event cakes begin at $4.50. Sculptured 3D cakes begin at $10 and up per person depending upon the design elements that are involved.  Molly Bs’ offers a variety of cupcakes, cake pops, pocket book cakes and other novelty items.  Check out our FB page and Pinterest to see more images and additional information.

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