Cakes. That’s what we started off doing with passion all those years ago. That’s where we got our name from. That’s how we made our name. So you can trust us in making your ideal cake based on your budget, on the occasion or on your cake preferences.
Wedding Cakes Possibly one of the most important life events for anyone. You want everything to be perfect, including the cake. So do we. Get in touch, & we can work together to come up with your ideal cake that will last a lifetime of memories.
Customised Themed Cakes Whether to match a person’s personality, favourite hobby or to suit any occasion, we design & customise cakes for children & adults alike. Let the cake be the talking point (after you of course!) with all the creative features making the celebration all the more fun & exciting.
Cake Inquiries / Orders
We have over the years delivered smiles and happiness on behalf of countless clients from across the globe to their loved ones here in Lusaka. Our client reviews speak for themselves, read a few by clicking the screen shots below. Procedure is the same and we need the same details as above. As a value added service, we will take pictures of the cake before it is delivered, and if possible, when delivered too.
1) Why Choose The Cake Bar?
We have been passionately baking since 2008 and are one of the pioneers in the from-scratch cake industry in Lusaka. The same passion that got us off the ground all those years ago is the same passion that drives us today.
2) What is from-scratch baking?
That means we don’t use any premixes, but rather starting our process with eggs and flour. You will taste the difference.
3) How far in advance must I order the cake?
The sooner you order, the better. This allows us to plan properly. However, we can and usually do take same-day orders and in some instances, even just a few hours before the collection time, though we’d advise against that! Regardless of when you order, we bake all our cakes as close as possible to the collection date and time so you get the freshest of cakes.
4) What are the prices and sizes of our cakes?
Cakes start at K300 going upwards depending on design and size. This is a 10 inch round, size of a dinner plate making 10 to 12 slices.
Picture cakes go for K450, K550, K750 and K950 for 10” round, small (A4 rectangular), medium (16″ x 14″) and large respectively (16″ x 22″).
1 tier themed cakes range from K550 to K850 depending on size and level of detail.
2 tier themed cakes range from K850 to K1200 depending on size and level of detail.
3 tier themed cakes range from K1200 to K2000 depending on size and level of detail.
5) How many servings per cake?
Depending on how you cut the cake and the size of the of course, each cake can serve anywhere from 10 to 50 people. Our cake consultant will advise you the size depending on the number of people you would like to serve.
6) What types of cakes can we make?
Butter cakes – they are so-called rich cakes because of the wholesomeness they give.
- They can be layered and covered with butter icing.
- They can be layered with butter icing and covered with fondant. Fondant gives a smooth finish and is ideal for themed cakes.
Cheesecake – a biscuit base topped with softened cream cheese and cottage cheese, and further with a thin layer of flavouring.
Eggless cakes – for the vegan.
Ice cream cakes.
Sponge cakes – they are soft, airy layers of cake finished off with smooth cream.
Sugar-free cakes – for the diabetics.
7) What flavours do we have?
Oooh, we have a large variety of flavours to choose from. Let our consultant advise you what else you have in addition to these mentioned here.
- Black Forest
- Chocolate Caramel
- Chocolate Cream
- Chocolate Mint
- Chocolate Orange
- Chocolate Vanilla
- Chocolate Fancy
- Coconut & Lime
- Coffee Cream
- Lemon Raspberry
- Lemon Sour
- Mango Cream
- Nutella Cream
- Strawberry Ganache
- Toffee Caramel
- White Forest
- Carrot Cake
- Chocolate Ganache
- Chocolate Macaroon
- Chocolate Mint
- Chocolate Peanut
- German Chocolate
- Café Mocha Cake
- Peanut Praline
- Red Velvet
- Vanilla Butter
- Choc Peanut
- Red velvet
8) How can I contact you to place my order?
9) Finishing Touches
Want to add that extra touch? Add some or all of the following extras with your cake; card, flowers, chocolates, candles, cuddly toys, balloons and delivery.
10) What information do I need to provide to place an order?
If you are ready to place your order, please provide us the following details.
- Type of cake
- Extras, if any (flowers, candles, chocolates, cards, cuddly toys, balloons, delivery)
- Date and time of collection
We’ll then issue order number after which payment can be made using any of the convenient methods listed question 12.
11) What about wedding cakes?
Please contact our wedding cake consultant on +260979571257 (Call and WhatsApp) with ideas of your design and she will happily arrange a free consultation to discuss anything and every thing related to your wedding cake. It is advisable to book for the cake well in advance, though we can do emergency wedding cakes too!
12) How can I pay?
- FNB Deposit/Transfer
- FNB Ewallet 0961-123456
- Stanbic Instant Money 0961-123456
- Mobile Money MTN 0961-123456
- Mobile Money Airtel 0979-571257
- Barclays Cash Send 0961-123456
- Western Union/PayPal/worldremit.com (International Payments)
- Cash/Card at either of our cafe located at Makeni Mall
- Because custom cakes are made specifically for you, we require at least a deposit before we start baking. Wedding cakes need to paid for in full at least two weeks before the due date and can be paid in installments. Other types of cakes can be paid upon collection at our cafe within Makeni Mall.
13) International Orders
We have over the years delivered smiles and happiness on behalf of countless clients from across the globe to their loved ones here in Lusaka. Our client reviews speak for themselves. Procedure is the same and we need the same details as above. As a value added service, we will take pictures of the cake before it is delivered, and if possible, when delivered too.
14) Storage Instructions
For fresh cream cakes, cheesecake and certain butter cakes, they will require refrigeration and must not be kept outside for prolonged periods of time. Not suitable when travelling out of town.
For butter cakes, they can be kept at room temperature but if it the weather is too hot, it is advisable to refrigerate.
For traditional fruitcakes, they can be kept in the fridge for even a few months, and will be fine to consume.
15) Desserts & Other Baked Goodies
We regularly make and stock at our cafés an assortment of other baked products too. From éclairs to tarts to muffins to macaroons to tiramisu to croissants to brownies to cookies to cupcakes to mousse to trifle to petit fours to many more. Let us do your dessert spread at your function. Do get in touch.
16) Returns & Refunds
We take utmost care in baking, storing and delivering your cake. In the unlikely event that you are not satisfied with our product, please inform us immediately by calling our customer service number HERE with details of your purchase and comments. We will have to go through an internal step-by-step procedure of verification to before we can accept your return or make a refund. Please be patient while we get to the bottom of it.
17) Terms & Conditions
Prices are subject to change without notice.
Please note that no two cakes can be exactly the same. Unless there are specific instructions from you, our bakers will exercise their creative freedom. They are a creative bunch, rest assured.
Regrettably, no refunds if cancellation is done within 24 hours before the due date. This is because by then we may have already started working on the cake and purchased the ingredients.