Frequently Asked Questions
Are your cakes made from cake mix or frozen sheet cakes?
All cakes/desserts made by August June Desserts are made from scratch. We believe that there is NOTHING better than a freshly baked dessert!
Does August June Desserts have a retail location? If so, what are your hours?
August June Desserts is a North Carolina Department of Agriculture approved home based bakery. We accept inquiries/orders on Monday - Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. We are closed on Saturday and Sunday. Please contact us at 704-594-5283, firstname.lastname@example.org, or via the form on our Contact page.
Can I place an order on the morning of the date the cupcakes/cake are needed?
August June Desserts takes pride in the fact that each order is custom and prepared just for you to ensure freshness and quaility. We recommend that you place your order as soon as you are are of your event date as our calendar fills quickly.
How much are your cakes?
Our custom cakes start at $150.
Can I customize cake and cupcake orders?
Can you match the cake to the colors I am using for my event?
For color matching, we ask that you provide a swatch of the shade(s) you want to utilize for your desserts/cake. We will do our best to match the color to within 3 shades (darker or lighter) of the provided swatch. With edible products and food grade dyes, exact matches are sometimes difficult to achieve. Also be advised that dark colors will sometimes taste a little bitter, or stain.
Do you provide cake tastings?
Do you have gluten free cakes?
Our Classic Vanilla Cake is availble in a gluten free option and our Everything Oatmeal Cookies are available in a vegan option.
Are your cakes allergen free?
Our products are made in a facility that does come in contact with nuts/nut products.
What are your payment options?
We accept payment via debit/credit card, or online payment via PayPal or Square.
Is a deposit required for my order?
We requre a 50% non-refundable retainer on all orders over $100.00. All orders under $100.00 must be paid in full upon receipt of your invoice.
Can I pay for my order at the time of pick-up/delivery?
All orders must be paid in full before preparation. Please utilize the online payment links that are included in your invoice.
Can I have my order shipped?
At this time, all orders are local delivery only.
Will August June Desserts deliver my order?
Yes, our local (Charlotte) delivery fee is $25.00. Out of area deliveries are $1 per mile for round trip delivery.
Do you replicate cakes from provided photos?
We do not replicate cakes desgned by other bakers. We believe that each of our clients deserves a unique cake created specifically for their event. We do use ideas and photos provided by clients as inspiration to create the perfect cake.
Can I order 3 different flavors in one dozen of cupcakes?
There is a minimum order of two dozen cupcakes, with one flavor per dozen.