Safeway is well known for their bakery, and the wide variety of baked goods customers have to choose from. However, many customers wonder if Safeway ever fills custom orders for cake?
If you’re a Safeway customer, and have an occasion coming up where you’ll need a cake, perhaps you’d like the answer to this question. If so, continue reading through this article to see what I found out!
Does Safeway Make Custom Cakes In 2023?
Safeway bakery does make custom and ready-made cakes for a variety of occasions, including birthdays, weddings, baby showers, and more as of 2023. Customers can make cake orders over the phone or in-store and select the type of cake, flavors, frosting, designs, and more. Prices for Safeway cakes range from $9 – $140.
If you’d like to learn more about how to order a cake from Safeway, how much they cost, what types of cakes you can order and more, continue reading through this article for more useful information.
How Do I Order a Custom Cake at Safeway?
In order to place an order for a cake at Safeway, customers can use one of two methods.
The first is to look up your local Safeway store phone number on Safeway.com, and ask for the bakery department. From there, you’ll be taken through the basic information from a bakery employee.
The other method is simply to come into the store, and ask the bakery staff for information on ordering a cake.
This is the most recommended course of action, as the bakery staff may need you to come in anyway in order to better fulfil a custom order depending on how detailed it is.
How Much Do Custom Cakes Cost?
Safeway charges different prices for their cakes depending on the size and the occasion.
Listed below are the general prices Safeway will charge for different cakes:
- Full Sheet- $55.99 USD
- 1/2 Sheet- $45.99 USD
- 1/4 Sheet- $29.19 USD
- 1/8 Sheet- $19.99 USD
- Single Layer (8”)- $8.79 USD
- Double Layer (8”)- $16.49 USD
- Batch of 12- $13.30 USD
- Batch of 24- $21.99 USD
- 2 Tier- $91.30 USD
- 3 Tier- $117.99 USD
With any of the above cakes, customers are able to get incredibly affordable and tasty cakes for a wide range of events from baby showers, birthdays, gender reveals, weddings, graduation, and more.
One thing to note is that there may be an additional fee depending on the amount of custom decorating customers will request in their order.
For full details on pricing, customers can phone or visit their local Safeway for more information.
What Types of Cakes Can I Order from Safeway?
Safeway will make a custom cake for most occasions. This includes graduation ceremonies, anniversaries, baby showers, holidays and any other celebratory event.
They will also decorate pre-made cakes in their regular line-up for smaller occasions and parties.
When choosing a cake for Safeway to decorate, Safeway has a wide selection of staple flavours, including the following:
- Pound Cake
- Fruit Cake
- Coconut Cake
- Strawberry Bar Cake
- Tiramisu Cube Cake
- Carrot Cake
- Carrot Mini Bundt Cake
- Chocolate Cake
Customers can also order custom flavours, which can be filled when the Safeway bakery gives you their Cake Menu when placing the order.
Two of the most common flavours ordered for custom cakes at Safeway are Chocolate Raspberry and White Cake with Lemon Filling, but there are many other options, such as are listed below:
- Chocolate Cake
- Carrot Cake
- White Cake
- Marble Cake
- Red Velvet Cake
- Bavarian Cream
- Chocolate Whipped Icing
- Strawberry Whipped Icing
- Chocolate Buttercream
- German Chocolate
- Lemon Filling
- Strawberry Filling
- Raspberry Filling
- White Buttercream
- Cream Cheese Buttercream
- Caramel Whipped Icing
- Vanilla Whipped Icing
- Cookies & Cream Whipped Icing
If you would like a flavour or filling that isn’t listed, you can discuss a possible flavour change with the Safeway bakery by calling the store or visiting in person.
Does Safeway Make Wedding Cakes?
Couples who want a traditional wedding cake from Safeway can purchase a custom 3 Tier Cake for only $117.99 (which is very cheap compared to a bakery).
Additionally, within the wedding cake order, customers can select their own decorations, flavour, frosting, and any other custom direction.
Does Safeway Make Gluten-Free Custom Cakes?
The Safeway bakery carries many gluten-free products, such as bread, cookies and doughnuts.
But unfortunately, they don’t normally carry gluten-free cakes (plus sugar-free and eggless cakes) in their regular stock.
However, they may be willing to make a gluten-free cake, for a special occasion order such as a wedding cake (so you can always ask).
Does Safeway Make Ice Cream Cakes?
While Safeway stocks decorated ice cream cakes in their bakery, there is currently no option for ordering a custom ice cream cake.
You may, however, be able to order a decorated ice cream cake customized to your specifications.
While their website does not currently state whether or not Safeway customizes decorations on ice cream cakes, customers can find out by visiting or calling Safeway’s bakery.
Bear in mind not every Safeway will have the same policy about decorating ice cream cakes.
Can Safeway Put Photos on Custom Cakes?
If customers would like to add a photo to the cake they’re ordering, they can do so if they’re ordering a custom sheet cake.
All customers have to do is bring the photo with them when placing the cake order, and the cake artist in charge of their order will work with the customer to customize the cake to their specifications.
Additionally, customers are recommended to bring in a physical print of their photo.
Does Albertsons Make Custom Cakes?
In addition to Safeway stores having custom cakes available, Albertsons, the company that owns Safeway, also provides a custom cake making and decorating service.
These cakes can be decorated to customer specifications, and range in prices from $7 to $80.
Albertsons sells custom round cakes, sheet cakes, cupcakes, cookie cakes, and gourmet flavoured cakes.
Customers can place an online order through Albertsons.com to order their custom cake, or they can visit the store in person.
Unlike Safeway, Albertsons requires large custom orders (wedding cakes, for example) to be placed at least one month in advance.
They also require a 25% deposit before they can begin work on the cake order.
Safeway provides a custom cake and custom cake decoration service through their bakery.
Customers can place orders for weddings, baby showers, graduation ceremonies and other special occasions. Pre-made cakes can also be ordered for custom decoration.
Safeway has a variety of cake types to choose from, such as sheet cakes, round cakes and tiered cakes.
They also offer a wide selection of fillings and flavours that can be combined to a customer’s specifications. Albertsons also offers custom cake services.