Frequently Asked Questions

 

We need 48 hours for all whole cake and dessert orders for our Carmel location and 72 hours for our Broad Ripple location. Please order online or call the office to place an order 317-257-2253, press 2.

Yes, we currently ship 8” cakes, pies, and desserts. We ship via UPS Monday thru
Thursday. We do not ship on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, or major US holidays. Your
product will be frozen and depending on the item will have dry ice inside the shipping
package. We recommend selecting Next Day Air/Saver to ship during the summer
months.

Yes, we deliver out of our Carmel location Monday-Saturday. Fees are: 1-5 miles
$20, 6-20 miles $45.

We don't write directly on our cakes or desserts. We have our beautiful scallop-shaped plaques with pearlized paper that we can print your message on for $5.

We are a European-style bakery and have wheat and dairy in most of our
desserts. We do offer a gluten-free cake slice, gluten-free brownies, and our Marie
Antoinettes and Macarons (made with almond flour).

Any whole cake, other than the Millionaire and Cookie Dough, can be made gluten-
free with a $15 up-charge. At this time, we do not offer any vegan choices, this may
change in the future.

Our buttercream is a Swiss Meringue which is made with egg whites, sugar,
European style butter, and a splash of vanilla.

Yes! We sell all of our cakes by the slice at each location. Please check our website for the most up-to-date flavors, as they change seasonally. You may buy up to 5 slices per flavor of cake. You can also buy slices of pie, cheesecake, cookies, bars,
etc.

Yes! We would be honored to make your wedding cake. Please contact our
Events team, events@thecakebakeshop.com.

Absolutely! Please visit either location and you may pick up dessert, drinks, and
retail items to-go.

We highly suggest you make a reservation here for Broad Ripple Village or Carmel City Center, the OpenTable app, or calling us directly at 317-257-2253, press 1.

We have proper outside seating at our Broad Ripple location that is first-come, first-serve only.

We have our Florida-style patios (which are indoors and NOT air conditioned), that we have as outside seating under reservations. We have beautiful french-style windows that we open for fresh air.


While walk-ins are accepted during the week, you may experience a lengthy wait on
the weekends. Our weekend reservations Friday-Sunday usually fill up 6-8 weeks in
advance.

Every day is different. Please check in with our host and they will give you the most accurate wait time available. If you’d like to wait for a table, you will give the host your name and cell phone number. We will contact you via text when your table is ready.

You may wear whatever you like. Our guests usually wear snappy casual too little girls in tutus!

We accommodate small, semi-private, and large parties. At our Broad Ripple
location, we can accommodate up to 12 guests in our back room. Please contact our Events Manager - kristen@thecakebakeshop.com, or call 317-257-2253, press 3.

At our Carmel City Center location, we can accommodate 11-150 guests in the restaurant. Please contact our Events team - events@thecakebakeshop.com, or call 317-257-2253, press 3.

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer this request. We cannot guarantee that
you’d be able to sit near each other and this wouldn’t be the experience you’re
expecting. For regular reservations please visit our Reservations page for Broad Ripple Village or Carmel City Center

We offer outside patio seating at our Broad Ripple Village location that is first come, first serve. Weather permitting.

For our Carmel City Center location, our "Outside" seating is actually our Floridian-style patio inside the restaurant. We have heated floors during the fall and winter, and do not have airconditioning during the spring and summer. We have ceiling fans and open our beautiful french-style windows.

With our beautiful chandeliers and fans at our Carmel location, outside
balloons become a hazard and are not allowed at this time. We are happy to give you a CBS balloon after you’ve dined or visited us.

If you’re dining or visiting us at our Broad Ripple location, we
are happy to put our CBS balloons on your table and/or you may receive one. No outside balloons are allowed at this time.