5-Tiered Wedding Cakes in Columbus, Ohio

Weddings are our specialty and what we’re passionate about at Fate Cakes. There are only a handful of ocassions which are remembered for a lifetime and this day is one of the most important. Creating that perfect centerpiece on your one-of-a-kind day is imperative and we’d be thrilled at a chance to help you celebrate with close friends and family.

Wedding cakes are still the traditional choice and the overall crowd pleaser. An unforgettable dessert table with a 5-tiered cake will have your guests talking about your event for years to come. The stacked intricate details can create something so unique to your theme and event; as well as, be a lasting memory for you, your fiance and all guests.

At fate cakes, you’ll get to customize each tiered design and get the chance to offer different cake/icing and filling options for each tier. The top tier will also be available as a cutting tier which is the perfect opportunity for some photography and keepsake moments.

We offer tastings for our cake/icing and filling options along with our cupcake flavors. We’d be happy to meet with you in person to try some of our delicious treats; as well as, of some time to discuss your big day in more detail. Contact us today to speak to our creative team and even coordinator to seek our current wedding availability and options for tastings.

Give us a call (614-219-9429) or message us directly on our contact page. Please also checkout our wedding cake and dessert reviews on both The Knot and Wedding Wire websites.

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Cupcakes vs. Wedding Cakes – What’s The Pricing Difference

Choosing a bakery for your wedding is at the top of the list, but what desserts should you serve? How much is a slice of cake and what are my options to keep desserts affordable and within my budget?

As your guest list increases, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with different sweet option and which to serve. It’s been a tradition to offer cake, but smaller and individual desserts are becoming even more popular. So, what are your alternatives and how much more cost effective will it be to offer cupcakes at your wedding.

At fate cakes, our cakes are priced by the slice but we offer a bulk discount for our cupcakes. You will also get a choice of four or more cupcake flavors with the discount. This breaks down to a multiple dollar difference in pricing between a cake serving and cupcake, depending on your cake design.

We offer tastings for our cupcakes and cake/icing and filling options and we’d be happy to meet with you to discuss your upcoming wedding. Any and all questions are praised and we can help you find the best dessert fit for your big day.

Call us to schedule your taste testing and to speak with a design expert. (614-219-9429) Or contact us from our wedding cupcake and dessert page HERE. Want to read more about how to choose the best ratio of cupcake/cake per guest? We’ve provided our recommendation HERE.

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Holiday 2017 Schedule

Throughout the year, you count on us for your custom cakes and treats. We treasure making these desserts for all special occasions and are so happy to help you celebrate.

Our team takes pride in our treats and are determined to deliver the sweets of your dreams. We have a very dedicated work ethic and there are only a couple of times a year we get to spend with our loved ones. For the next couple of weeks, we’ll have limited hours available here in the office and on our delivery schedule.

Thanksgiving
Closed Monday, November 20th and reopening Monday, November 27th.

Christmas and New Year
Closed Monday, December 25th and reopening Wednesday, January 3rd.

Have a ‘sweet’ holiday season!

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Wedding Dos and Don’ts: Cake To Replicate Dress

So, you’ve found that perfect dress. Something you’re been dreaming of from the time you can remember and now it’s coming true. With that beautiful dress comes so many decisions and even more planning than you could probably imagine, but it will absolutely be worth it.

Part of the process is finding a cake fit for a queen and can feed all of your guests. The taste of the desserts are just as important as the how it will look on your big day. It might even cross your mind to design the cake around the dress, but there is a thin line between a beautiful replication and a tacky after thought. To help you though this decision we’ve included some recommendations.

Do:
– Ruffle designs are a classic look and can enhance the overall theme
– Lace will be an elegant addition to the cake which incorporates your dress
– Color can add a little distinction to the cake and tie in your theme swatches

Don’t
– Recreate the actual dress design – in full.
– Split a cake design between a wedding cake and groom’s cake. The groom is deserving of their very own cake.

We’d be happy to discuss your cake designs and provide our knowledge to help make your wedding cake unforgettable. We will discuss our recommendations but in the end agree on the best option for your big day. Give us a call today (614.219.9429) or contact us from our Wedding and dessert page HERE

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7 Tips For A Successful Graduation Party

It’s time to celebrate our graduates! As we begin the start of June, those parties are just around the corner. Are you prepared?

There are a couple of 7 key points our team has for those planning the biggest party of the year.

Hire a cleaning service – While preparing for an open house with countless guests, no one wants last minute cleaning – or worse, forgetting to clean at all. It’s affordable to hire a local maid and cleaning service where you wont have to lift a finger and will be able to sit back and relax – or keep planning. Our Note: Plan to call months before the big day. Remember, it’s a popular time of year and some services will be limited the closer you come to the party.

Ask for RSVPs for everyone – Yes. Everyone, including your graduates friends. It’s an exciting time for all seniors, and they’ll all make an appearance to each party they’re invited – especially if good food and vibes are expected. If you’ve invited extended family, or out of towners, make sure to include an RSVP note in your invitation. Out Note: Give your graduate a guest restriction. If they’re popular and knows every student at school, give your child a limit on how many friends they can invite.

Keep the theme simple – Remember less is always more. If you’re planning for a large amount of guests, chaos may strike if you have multiple appetizers, entrees and sides. Sometimes, offering a single hot item and sides which can be stored a room temperature are good options so you’re not constantly replenishing items. Our Recommendation: Try a build your own taco bar or sandwich station. This will allow for many options for all guests.

Plan to feed more than expected – If you think your exact RSVP number will arrive, expect for at least a dozen or two extra. Even more if your child sent out a general invitation word of mouth to their friends and classmates. It’s always the most difficult to estimate how many people will arrive at an open house, but you’ll absolutely need to make sure you can feed all the guests. Our Thoughts: Buying in bulk will benefit you here. Don’t put out all your food at once. Allow for guests to come and go freely but expect some will eat seconds; therefore, if you save extras for additional guests you wont get caught off guard.

Have an indoor alternative – Graduation season is smack dab in prime rainy season. If you’re expecting to offer your entire party outside, a tent might not be enough if there’s a downpour. Most guests will seek shelter inside if the weather turns bad quickly and you’ll soon be packed like sardines if you don’t have any alternatives. Our advice: If your home can not accommodate for your guest list inside, think about renting a space where this won’t be a concern while you’re celebrating with friends and family.

Offer more than one dessert – Now for the fun planning! A centerpiece cake is tradition but cupcakes are gaining respect among large parties. There’s many custom options which can be created from our bakery to correlate to school colors, mascots and other designs. You’ll want to plan a specific time to cut the cake, which can cause a delay in activities if you’re needing to plate. Consider other deserts which will allow for ease of display and distribution to your guests. Our suggestion: Cake pops and cookies are individually wrapped at Fate Cakes, so these desserts make it possible to leave out on a platter even for favors or a thank you treat.

Provide doggy bags – As guests prepare to leave, they’ll come and go all throughout the party if you have a traditional open house. As you’ve planned for additional guests, keep in mind there’s a high possibility you’ll have an abundance of food remaining at the end of the party. Make cleanup easier by sending leftovers home with your guest. It’s also a good idea to have take home bag kits readily available so guests can easily pack some food for later. Our consideration: If doggy bags aren’t something suitable for your event, contact a local charity, homeless shelter or community food bank. Setup a time in the evening when you can drop off perishables which can not be saved or consumed by your household.

With all this planning, it’s easy to become overwhelmed about the party and events. But remember, this is a special day to celebrate a milestone for your child and it’s important to enjoy these moments while they are still present.

Our team of design experts and catering staff are happy to help plan a successful party which will WOW your guests. To talk to our team about your event, contact us today (614.219.9429) and we’ll discuss the next steps in preparing that special day for your graduate.

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Diamond Cellar Spring Engagement Event

Marie Johns, Event Coordinator with Fate Cakes, standing at our Diamond Cellar engagement tasting booth

In the mood for some delicious and decorative treats for your upcoming festivity or event?! Then look no further to our array of dessert options. Recently we had the honored distinction to participate in a taste testing event at The Diamond Cellar jewelry store where we were able to market our sweet treats to potential clientele.

We were over thrilled meeting our 2017 and 2018 brides and grooms. It was a pleasure to hear your love stories and meet in person. We also can’t wait to sit down and enjoy another tasting for a one-on-one with our Event Coordinator, Marie Johns. It’s exciting to welcome you as a Fate Cakes’ Couple!

If you’re looking to find out more about events were you might have the opportunity to try some of our tasty treats, check out our Facebook or Instagram and keep updated on all our social media for more updates.

Our cakes, cupcakes and cookies are made fresh to order and are becoming a smash hit! Click here to view our order selection and celebrate the “sweetness’ with someone special. We would love to whip up a batch of our famous treats and we will deliver directly to your recipient. We are in the business of creating smiles 🙂

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Valentine’s Day Delivery Hours for 2017

We're delivering Love cupcakes for Valentine's Day

Fun fact but did you know that Fate Cakes has been delivering cakes and sweet treats for going on five years?! Also were you aware that Fate Cakes has extended our delivery hours for Valentine’s Day? Oh yes, we most definitely have! We are excited to announce that we have extended hours on Valentines day from 9 AM to 4 PM. This will allow for ALL of your orders to arrive in time to celebrate before the end of the day.

Where ever you are located in the greater central Ohio area, whether it be Worthington, Grandview, Powell, Gahanna, Westerville and Hilliard…we would absolutely love to bring you some happiness in the form of delicious sweet treats! So, if you are thinking that you want to surprise that special someone with a treat, then look no further than us. Click here to learn more about some of our scrumptious Valentine’s Day selections that will be sure to melt the heart of yours truly. Be sure to check our Valentine’s Day menu today for more information.

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FREE Gift Wrapping for any 2017 Valentine’s Day Order

For our wonderful customers who are interested in a great way add excite to their purchase we have got just the idea for you! For a limited time during Valentine’s Day we will include free gift wrap on any of our products simply by entering the specialized product code: BEMINE on the order checkout page.

To take advantage of this special deal please click here to check out our menu and special packages and enter the coupon code in order to have your items wrapped at no additional charge! Also be sure to check out our special hours of operation and delivery hours so you can be sure hook up your friends and family with delicious sweet treats .

You know it would be great to dazzle that special someone in your life with a little extra of awesomeness! Click here to view our special Valentine’s Day cookies and enter the code to get it wrapped up!

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We’re open two extra days for Valentine’s Day

As we prepare to approach one of our most beloved and favorite days of the year, we want to ensure that all of our customers are aware that we have additional hours to accommodate for some delectable sought after sweet treats!

Our normal hours for Valentine’s Day on Tuesday February 14th, 2017 we will be open from 9 AM to 6 PM, however for those who desire to be proactive and snag some treats for their dear friends and loved ones we are excited to announce that we will be open Sunday February 12th from noon to 5 PM. Allowing some last minute shopping perfect for any weekend celebrations. In addition, why not keep the love going. For those that need a little more time we will be available the following Sunday February 19th from noon to 5 PM!

With only one month until Valentine’s Day, hit us up with any of your questions regarding our extended holiday delivery times and schedule; as well as, those special Valentine’s Day cookies and cupcakes available this year. We would love to make your or your special someone’s day complete with a beautiful and decorative Valentine’s Day care package and it’s even simpler to order directly online.

Pssst – Click there to learn more about our FREE gift offer for every Valentine’s Day order.

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Super Bowl 51 Cupcake and Cookie Delivery

Order cupcakes online for your Super Bowl 2017 party.

The most anticipated game of the year is upon us. This weekend we’ll be catering to parties around the Columbus and central Ohio area for the big game.

Have a hankering for some sweet treats to share for Super Bowl LI?! Well look no further than Fate Cakes Bakery where we proudly have been specializing in cakes, cookies and cupcakes going on five years. Click here to view our popular cookie items!

A real crowd pleasing treat are hand drawn logo cookies including both rival teams or decadent cupcakes with creative designs. Whether you’re a rooting tooting Falcons or Patriots fan, it makes no difference. We sure have the sweet treats to delight! We have decadent Vanilla, Red Velvet and super moist chocolate to devour for The Super Bowl.

So don’t hesitate and be sure to view our menu and check out our cookie and cupcake options that will satisfy your sweet tooth and put a smile on your face. We would love to deliver an array of cookies and cupcakes for you upcoming Super Bowl Party!