Weddings & Large Events

With over a decade of experience in Vancouver Island’s Wedding & Event Industry, CBT’s award-winning founder, Taryn Haywood, is committed to delivering the best visual and tasting experience for your exclusive event.

 

Taryn corresponds, bakes, and decorates, all wedding and large event orders to ensure the highest quality of of service, and product, is received by her clients.

 

Going forward, Taryn will be taking a limited number of weddings & large scale events per year. 

All custom wedding/sizeable event orders start at a base rate of $500.

**All Studio Cakes prices are as is**

Taryn prides herself on creating beautiful, and delicious desserts. All desserts are handmade, in small batches, to ensure the highest quality. Delivery is required for all large event orders to guarantee the safe transport and set-up of your cake & desserts.

Interested in booking with us?


Follow the steps below to begin the process of booking your dream dessert display.

1. Place a request via email to cakebytaryn@gmail.com. Include the DATE of your event in this email.
2. Taryn will be in touch to gather details, a booking fee will be collected (this will be applied as a discount off your final invoice).
3. Final dessert count, flavours, and pricing will be agreed upon a minimum of three months prior to the Event.
4. You will receive your final invoice and final contract via email. Taryn will take care of the rest.

Yay! Thank-you!

Thank-you so much for choosing CBT to play a small role in your very special day! I can assure you we are as excited as you are to make your vision come to life.

Response time may take up to seven business days, based on business levels. We will be in touch as soon as possible!

Wedding FAQs

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Do you offer wedding cake tastings?

We offer Bridal Sample Boxes 2-3 times per year- October, February, March/April. Dates are advertised through social media, so be sure you follow us @cake_bytaryn. 

We do not currently offer sit down tasting and consults- this is not feasible with our business model. 

Due to COVID we are not offering bridal samples.

How much cake should I order?

Allow one slice of cake, or one standard cupcake, per guest. If you have dessert provided by your caterer, we suggest 2 mini cupcakes per guest, if you are only offering mini cupcakes for dessert, please allow 3-4 per guest. We suggest keeping flavours to a minimum, as guests will want to try "one of everything," taking more than bargained for.

Do you offer fondant wedding cakes?

As a buttercream primary bakery, we do not offer fondant covered cakes at this time. We can use fondant for decoration on our coveted buttercream cakes.

Do you offer Gluten Friendly or Vegan items?

We do not offer certified Gluten Free, or Vegan, items at this time. We can offer a Gluten Friendly chocolate cake/cupcakes. We do not offer Vegan/Dairy/Egg/Sugar Free items at this time.

How far in advance should I order?

We would suggest reserving your date 10-12 months in advance for May-September weddings and events. All other orders can generally be accommodated with a few weeks notice.

You don't have a storefront- where can I pick-up my order?

Taryn works out of a private kitchen- closed to the public. All wedding orders require delivery,  beginning at $50 with the price increasing based on venue location, time required to set-up, and sensitivity of the cake/desserts ordered. 

We offer complimentary local (excludes Westshore-Peninsula) delivery of single tier celebration cakes during the "off" season.

How far do you deliver?

Cake by Taryn services south of the Malahat. If you would like our goodies for your up island wedding, please get in touch and we can arrange a friend or family member to bring them up island for you!

Where can I view more images of your cakes and desserts?

We welcome you to visit @cake_bytaryn on Instagram and Facebook for more wedding and celebration cake photos.

Where can I read/leave a review of Cake  by Taryn?

We welcome you to visit @cake_bytaryn on Facebook to read a full portfolio of reviews; please feel free to leave your review here, or email cakebytaryn@gmail.com. We LOVE hearing from clients!