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Next Day Air service and Saturday delivery may be available for an additional charge. Service to Alaska and Hawaii is now available. Service outside the U.S. currently not available.
Orders are shipped Monday through Thursday, except holidays. Orders placed by 6:00 AM (ET) can be shipped that day. The max allowable transit time for Bundt Cakes is 3 days. The max allowable transit time for Layer Cakes and Cupcakes is 2 days. Perishable items cannot be shipped over a weekend and cannot be delivered on Sunday or Monday.
Weather and unforeseen circumstances can delay your shipment. We strongly recommend that you schedule your order to arrive at least 1 business day before your desired usage date to allow for any delays.
The following shipping options are available depending upon the delivery date selected and reflect the max allowable transit time of three days for bundt cakes and two days for layer cakes and cupcakes:
Ground Shipping (1-2 Days for Layer Cakes & 1-3 Days for Bundt Cakes) - If a customer’s shipping address is reachable via UPS Ground service within 2 days, they will be presented with a $12.95 Flat-Rate Shipping upon checkout. Orders will be delivered via UPS Ground service on or before the selected arrival date, between 9:00 AM and 8:00 PM to residences, and between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM to businesses.
2nd-Day Air - If the shipping address is not reachable within 2 days via UPS Ground service, the customer will be presented with $29.95 Flat-Rate Shipping upon checkout. The order will be shipped via UPS 2-Day Air and will be delivered on or before the end of the second business day following shipment (unless upgrading to Saturday delivery). Delivery time can vary based on area, but can be as late as 8:00 p.m. to residences and 5:00 p.m. to businesses.
UPS Next Day Air Saver - Your package will be delivered on the next business day after it has been shipped - by 3 PM to most addresses, by 4:30 PM to rural addresses. The flat-rate for Next Day Air Saver is $39.95.
UPS Next Day Air - Your package will be delivered the next business day after it has shipped, by 10:30 AM to most addresses. The flat rate for Priority Overnight is $44.95.
Saturday Delivery - Saturday delivery is available for UPS 2-Day for an additional charge of $20 per package. Deliveries are made between 9:00 AM and 8:00 PM, depending upon delivery address. Saturday delivery is not available for UPS Ground shipments.
Once your order has shipped, you will receive a ship notification email with a tracking number for each package in your order. When your order has been delivered, you will also receive a delivery notification email.
For complete shipping details we encourage you to visit our General Shipping and Packaging Information page.
All cakes from We Take the Cake are shipped in extra thick recyclable foam containers with sufficient coolant to assure it arrives in excellent condition within the max allowable transit time of 2 days for layer cakes and cupcakes and 3 days for bundt cakes.
All orders are shipped signature release. This means UPS will leave the package at the doorstep, front desk or gate associated with the shipping address without requiring a signature upon delivery. It is the customer's responsibility to ensure that the contents of the package are stored in a freezer or refrigerator promptly after delivery. FoodyDirect cannot be responsible for orders with incomplete or invalid addresses, or that are sent to recipients who are not available to store the contents of the order on the day of arrival. UPS cannot deliver to a P.O. box.
Bundt cakes will arrive shrinkwrapped with a frosting cup nestled in the center of the cake. Bundt cakes may be refrigerated for up to 2 weeks or frozen up to 1 year. Frosting for your cake has been placed in the center of the cake. Drizzle the frosting over the cake or enjoy the cake plain and save the topping for another use.
Layer cakes and cupcakes will remain fresh after arrival for 4 days. Please allow the layer cakes and cupcakes to reach room temperature before enjoying. Wrap any remaining cake with plastic and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.