NutmegCakeDesign_2-18-19_QuarterMoonCo_167.jpg
 
 

Flavorful cake, fluffy buttercream + festive sweets

Located in the Manayunk neighborhood of Philadelphia

As a custom, dessert design service, we value high quality ingredients and unique artwork. Color, texture, flavor and composition guide our process. We look forward to collaborating with you to create something truly special and delicious for your event.

All of our products are handmade to order at our licensed and insured commercial kitchen facility. Shop our online menu or contact us for a custom order.

Nutmeg Team:

Established in January 2015

Servicing the Greater Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware region

NutmegCakeDesign_2-6-19_QuarterMoonCo_244.jpg

Meg Skill

Founder | Designer | Baker

NutmegCakeDesign_2-6-19_QuarterMoonCo_272.jpg

Kelly McManus

Baker | Decorator | Delivery

 

Phone

(267) 908-5881

 Location

220 Krams Ave.

Philadelphia PA 19127

CONTACT

info@nutmegcakedesign.com 

Hours

By appointment only

(no retail hours)

PLACE YOUR ORDER

First, take a peek at our online menu. You may find the perfect choice available for purchase.

If your request requires custom attention, please follow the steps below and submit your inquiry form. Custom event orders require a minimum of seven days notice, although more lead time is highly suggested. During our peak seasons (May-June and September-October), we are often booked several weeks in advance. We recommend reaching out as soon as you start to plan your event so we can check our availability for you. We are a small team and place an emphasis on quality over quantity to keep our creative work at a high level.


NutmegCakeDesign_2-18-19_QuarterMoonCo_178.jpg

1: What size is needed?

To propose the correct size cake, we’ll need to know approximately how many guests will be attending your event.

4” serves 1-3 ; starts at $25.00+

6” serves 10-12 ; starts at $45.00+

8” serves 20 ; starts at $80.00+

10” serves 30 ; starts at $120.00+

12” serves 44 ; starts at $180.00+

Tiered cakes start at $200.00

Final pricing will be determined by design & flavor

NutmegCakeDesign_2-6-19_QuarterMoonCo_223.jpg

2: BUTTERCREAM VS. FONDANT

Pick your cake and buttercream filling flavors from our menu. Next, decide on which style best suits your desired design - fondant covering or buttercream texture. Fondant cakes contain the exact same amount of buttercream as a “buttercream” cake, this style just has a very thin layer of fondant covering the cake. Fondant acts as a canvas for us to employ certain techniques not available to buttercream cakes - including stenciling, sculpting and hand painting. We’d be happy to steer you in the right direction if you are unsure which suits your style best.

NutmegCakeDesign_2-18-19_QuarterMoonCo_5.jpg

3: Place your order

For all custom orders, please submit the inquiry form below and we’ll respond within 48 hours. Once your order is discussed and designed, we’ll email you an invoice for electronic payment. Payment in full is required to confirm your booking. If you’re picking up, we’ll confirm a time/date for you to visit our facility in Manayunk. If your order exceeds $150.00 and delivery is needed, we can provide a quote. (Complimentary delivery is offered to Manayunk 19127 neighbors.)

 

CAKE MENU

cake-slice.png
 

à la carte menu

cake: vanilla bean / vanilla chocolate chip / vanilla almond / champagne / speculoos cookie / pistachio / earl grey tea funfetti / lemon / carrot / banana / pumpkin / chocolate / red velvet / orange olive oil / GF chocolate almond

swiss meringue buttercream: vanilla / chocolate / mocha / nutella / PB / speculoos cookie / strawberry / raspberry / passion fruit / black&blueberry / lemon / honey / caramel / cinnamon / maple / cookies&cream / earl grey tea

premium upgrades: dark chocolate ganache filling / strawberry compote filling / lemon curd filling / chocolate ganache or caramel drip / chocolate chip cookie dough filling

Cupcakes

Regular size… $35.00 per dozen / one dozen minimum per requested flavor combination

Mini size… $30.00 per two dozen / two dozen minimum per requested flavor combination

custom toppers & decoration can be added for an additional charge



We do not offer sugar-free, dairy-free or vegan options. Our facility is not an allergen free environment and we do not recommend the consumption of our products for those who have allergies. We produce products containing nuts, dairy and gluten on a daily basis.

NutmegCakeDesign_2-6-19_QuarterMoonCo_113.jpg

french macaron menu

classic selections

minimum order of 1 dozen

Almond shells filled with our flavored swiss meringue buttercream

By default, our macaron shells are naturally cream colored. Please inquire about tinting the shell color, adding sprinkles or a painted design to match your event’s color scheme.

premium selections

minimum order of 3 dozen

Hand Painted Sugar cookies

Decorated sugar cookies make wonderful gifts and delicious party favors! The options are endless - these can be designed to match both the color and theme of your event. Cookies are covered in a thin layer of fondant with royal icing and edible paint details. You can find a few of our most popular designs ready to order in our online shop.

Most designs fall within the $5.00-$8.00/each range.

(pricing is dependent upon complexity of design; 1-2 weeks minimum notice requested)

Cookies are individually wrapped in a clear bag and heat sealed, unless otherwise requested. 

Shipping is available for orders beyond Philadelphia

Pet portrait cookies

Looking for a way to incorporate your most loyal and furry loved one into your special event? These custom cookies are the sweetest nod to your beloved. We lovingly illustrate your pet’s likeness in watercolor, transfer that artwork onto edible sugar images and attach to our delicious sugar cookies.

NutmegCakeDesign_2-6-19_QuarterMoonCo_33.jpg
NutmegCakeDesign_2-6-19_QuarterMoonCo_2.jpg
photo by Wiliam Cress

photo by Wiliam Cress

tarts

baked in a sweet, buttery crust with your choice of filling

FLAVORS

PASSION FRUIT | LEMON | PUMPKIN

PECAN | VANILLA CUSTARD

 

wedding

Engaged?! Congratulations!

 
 
NutmegCakeDesign_2-6-19_QuarterMoonCo_238.jpg

Step 1: Cake Tasting

If your wedding date is within the next 5-9 months, now is a good time to reach out to us to determine our availability. We’ll then instruct you to book your consultation or cake sample pickup. It is helpful if you already have your venue and caterer booked and have confirmed that an outside cake vendor is allowed. During our meeting, you’ll have the chance to sample a curated selection of our most popular flavors and discuss your timeline and options. Follow the link below to book your consultation and we’ll follow up with an invoice to confirm your appointment.

A $200.00 deposit will secure your wedding date on our calendar, with the remainder of your balance due one month prior to your event.

 
NutmegCakeDesign_2-6-19_QuarterMoonCo_166.jpg

Step 2: Inspiration

In the meantime, gather ideas of which styles you’re attracted to - are you more of a naked cake or marbled fondant kind of couple? Fresh, sugar or no flowers? How do you feel about metallics? There are so many options when it comes to cake design, so forming some strong preferences will help steer us in the right direction.

 
NutmegCakeDesign_2-18-19_QuarterMoonCo_77.jpg

Information

Wedding cake pricing varies depending on design, with most tiered cakes falling within the $8.00 - $10.00 per serving range. We hand deliver and set up all tiered wedding cakes (within 100 miles of Philadelphia). Our optional cake stand rental selection is available to elevate your design and display your cake as the centerpiece it deserves to be.

In addition to cake, our macarons and decorated sugar cookies make great favors or wedding party gifts.