Bakery FAQs

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Frequently Asked Questions

 

  • Where is bakery located?  
  • What do you mean by "split filling"?
    • At Ambrosia we thrive on serving the best quality products.  What sets us apart from other bakeries is how we split the layers of cake and use a filling of your choice like buttercream icing or fruit fillings for example.
    • Some of our cakes like the Fresh Strawberry Cake and many other Specialty Cakes are split twice and has filling between all four layers.

 

 

  • Available fillings
    • Free fillings - Bavarian Cream, Chocolate Buttercream, Chocolate Doberge, Coconut, Cream Cheese, Lemon, Pineapple, Raspberry, Strawberry and White Buttercream.
    • Additional Charge fillings - Bavarian/Grand Marnier, Fresh Strawberry, Pecan Praline, Turtle, Turtle Fudge, Wedding Raspberry, Cream Cheese and Pecans, Hummingbird, Raspberry Cream Cheese and Strawberry Cream Cheese.  (Filling price is based on the size of the cake.)
  • Color, Color, Color...
    • There are so many colors to choose from how do I choose a color and make sure that we are thinking the same color?
      • There are so many variations to pink, red, yellow and even black!  To help assist you in this process we have created the "Ambrosia Color Chart" for you to use as a guide and reference when choosing a color.  Go to the Ambrosia Color Chart page and use this as a reference when placing your cake order either with our Call Center or when placing your order online.
  • What is suggested for those with "Nut Allergies"?
    • Here in the bakery we have many products that contain nuts.  So, if someone that you will be serving any of our desserts too is allergic to nuts there is a poosibility that there may be some cross contamination.  However, with that in mind we do have several items that you can use that we have no added nuts too.  For example...
      • Chococlate Cake
      • Yellow (Butter) Cake
      • Chocolate Icing
      • Cream Cheese Icing
      • NO ALMOND White Icing (Please be specific to ask the Call Center Operator for this!)
    • We highly suggest that you Call in (225-763-6489) any cake orders when dealing with Nut Allergies and please be specific with the Operators when placing your order.  Thanks! 
  • Why do "Sculpted" and "Cut-Out"cakes only come with buttercream for a filling?
    • When sculpting or cutting out a cake it would be very difficult to keep a fruit type of filling from coming out the sides of sculpted cake.  Therefore, by using only buttercream as a filling it allows us to create different types and sizes of sculpts and allow the cake to keep its shape without falling. 
  • Do we accept the Louisiana Purchase Card?
    • No we don’t however; we do accept Visa, MasterCard & American Express.
  • How far in advance do I need to place my order?  
    • Depending on the type of order you are placing, we require 24-72 hour notice.  It is always best to place your order at least 3 days in advance to ensure that we will be able to accommodate your needs.
  • Can I place an order for pickup today?
    • We keep plenty of cakes and other merchandise available in our store daily and you are welcome to come in and pick something out, however you will not be able to call on the same day that you need an order picked up and place the order as we do not take “same day” orders.  
  • What are your hours of operation?
    • We are open from 6:30AM – 6:00PM Tuesday thru Friday, 6:30AM – 5:00PM Saturday and 7:00AM – 1:00PM on Sunday.  We are closed on Monday however, our Call Center is Open and taking orders from 9am – 2pm.  Ambrosiabakery.com is open 24/7 to place your order online for in-store pickup.  
  • What are the bakeries "Holiday Hours"?
  • Do you sell allergy sensitive products?
    • We do not guarantee that any of our products are safe for anyone with a food allergy, this includes nuts.  There is always the possibility of cross contamination.
  • What is a "1st Birthday Smash Cake"?
    • Here at Ambrosia if your having a 1st Birthday for your child we offer what we call a free "Smash Cake"!  A Smash Cake is a 6 inch single layer cake without a filling that is made to match the ordered cake.  It is made similar to it but not identical...  This is a cake that is given to the one year old to enjoy on their 1st Birthday.  The image below will give an idea of what is offered.  ENJOY!  
    • Click here to see 1st Birthday Cakes

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  • What sizes do your cakes come in?
    • Our cake range in size from a small cake with approximately 4- 6 servings up to a large cake that serves approximately 100.  We also have tiered cakes that can feed well over 100 people.  
  • How many servings do you get from the sheet cakes? 

 

 

  • What is the difference between the Ambrosia Cake and the Fresh Strawberry Cake?
    • The Ambrosia Cake is a Yellow Butter Cake with coconut, strawberry cream cheese, and pineapple fillings, covered with creamy coconut icing.  The Fresh Strawberry Cake is a Yellow Butter Cake with our family’s secret fresh strawberry and whipped icing filling and topping.
  • Do I need an appointment to come in for a highly decorated cake?
    • You will need to make an appointment to consult with our Bridal Department for most highly decorated cakes.
  • Have a question about a Wedding Cake or Grooms Cake?  Read more...

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