A Cake Story…

Wedding & celebration cakes

A Cake just for you…

Welcome to A Cake Story, a boutique cake studio based in St. Helena Bay.

My name is Gaynor, resident cake artist and baker. I believe that your wedding cake should be both beautiful and above all delicious. 

Each of my wedding cake creations are lovingly created and are unique in their own special way.

If you would like to see what else I offer please pop on over to my Services Page

Wedding Cakes…

Your wedding cake is an expression of your personalities as a couple, so don’t be shy.

This is your cake for your Special Day. You get to choose your style of ideal wedding cake, be it an elegantly simple semi-naked cake or a more elaborately decorated 4-tier cake. 

I’m here to help you create the wedding cake of your dreams. 

I have put together a list of Frequently Asked Questions, these will give you some guidance in planning your wedding cake. 

I have put together a couple of blog posts that are well worth a read when planning your wedding cake.

Who should make my wedding cake

Planning your wedding cake

Tropical beach inspired wedding cake
Elegant beach wedding cake

Why choose me…

It’s important to choose the right cake creator for your Special Day.

Choosing A Cake Story will give you the benefit of:

  • competence & experience in wedding cake creation since 2015
  • artistic flair to bring the very best out of your cake concept
  • uncompromising quality standards to ensure your cake tastes out of this world
  • service focused on you & your needs – I will be with you from start to finish
  • insurance cover on my products to give you peace of mind

We deliver to:

  • Hopefield
  • Jacobsbaai
  • Langebaan
  • Paternoster
  • Saldanha
  • St. Helena Bay
  • Velddrif
  • Vredenburg
  • Yzerfontein
  • further afield by special arrangement

Happy Clients

Chené & Nicholas

Gaynor, we are absolutely speechless. Our cake was absolutely perfect and oh so delicious. The guests were left going back countless times and couldn’t stop talking about how yummy everything was. Thank you so much again for making our dream cake. We are so thankful and blessed and had the most magical day!

Charne & Ryno

Wow, just wanted to say thank you so much for our lovely wedding cake! It was AMAZING! Really the MOST delicious wedding cake I literally ever had! Thank you so much!

Stacey & Kyle

Thank you so much for your beautiful cake, it was absolutely delicious. Thank you for going the extra mile with the cake stand. I loved it!

Raylene & Mark

My experience with Gaynor was impeccable she was incredibly professional, on time, organized and an absolute pleasure to work with. I got married on 11 March 2021 and Gaynor created an incredible 10 tier macaron cake with a one tier chocolate cake on the top. She perfectly blended the coral color of the macarons from light coral to dark coral and I was absolutely shocked that before the night was over the cake was finished. All the guests complimented the cake it tasted incredible the macarons melted in your mouth the guests could not get over how amazing the cake looked as well as tasted and neither could I. I would recommend Gaynor over and over and over again it was money well spent and quite frankly she was the best supplier overall at my wedding. Thank you Gaynor!

Sophia & Rihan

“Thanks for making the most beautiful wedding cake. Just love it, you are the best.”

Dani & Jeandré

“Wow!!!!! Thank you so much for that beautiful and deeeeelicious cake and cupcakes. We loved it and all our guests came to tell us how nice they were- the salted caramel was the favorite.

It was lovely working with you and wish you all the best for the future.”

Charné & Byron

“Thank you A Cake Story for an absolutely beautiful cake.”

Sasha-Lee & Theodore

“Thank you so much Gay! It was so nice to work with you. All the best for you and your business”

Demisha & Jody

“Thank you the cake looked and tasted amazing.”

Amanda & David

“We couldn’t be happier with our wedding cake produced by Gay and A Cake Story. The whole process was seamless from start to finish. We live abroad and so communication was paramount in organising our wedding and Gay was by far our most responsive and helpful vendor. We had a very specific design in mind, especially with my wife and I wanting 2 different cakes (half profiteroles, half traditional cake), and your team was able to deliver something that looked exactly liked we’d imagine which we were thrilled about. Our guests also loved the design and we received a wave of compliments on all flavours! Thank you very much for everything!”

Daniella & Duncan

“The cake was amazing..it looked amazing, smelt amazing and tasted amazing.

Thank you so much for adding a special touch to our amazing day.”

Hannerie & Eric

“I just want to say thank you very much for the beautiful cake. It was a huge success.

I had so many guests asking me where I got the cake from as it was the best cake they ever had. Friends calling each other because they just had to taste it. I heard a few friends saying they will drive all the way to Britannia Bay for that cake.

It was amazing. Thank you again for the beautiful hard work and effort. It is very much appreciated.”

Izelle & Willem

“The cake not only looked great, it tasted even better. I had to ask Cindy to pack it up for me because the guests insisted on having some more after dinner.”

Lexi & Mike

“Thank you so incredibly much for such a wonderful cake, we could not have been happier with it – both beautiful and delicious! x “

Jody & Bryan

“Myself, my husband and my parents just want to thank you all for making our wedding day the best day of our lives. We couldn’t have asked for more. Thank you for everything and wish all of you well… Your next bride and groom have no idea how epic their special day is going to be. Our guests are still raving.

Thank you again.”

Kim & Simon

“I just wanted to extend a huge thank you for our fabulous cake, it was enjoyed by all.

Exactly what we wanted.”

Marcelle & Jay

“I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for the beautiful creations you made for our wedding day. I believe you had put your heart and soul into making the dessert table, and it showed – it was just absolutely magical. Everything was done to perfection. The bits that I tasted, like the wedding cake, doughnuts and cheesecakes were wonderful. I wish I had tasted everything! The guests raved about the puddings and there were a few “smash & grab” moments when they wanted take-aways after the party! All the cakes were demolished within a day…

Thank you again for making our day so special. You were just marvelous and it means the world xxx”

Karin & Rob

“I would like to thank you for the beautiful but most importantly delicious wedding cake.

Nobody of our friends and family have tasted such a “lekker” worteltaart before.

It was awesome. We had the most perfect day and it will be in our minds forever!”

Carl & Chané

“Our deliciously decadent wedding cake! It was the best of both our worlds; Carl the koeksisters and myself the carrot cake…WOW!

A showstopper of note visually and on taste!”

Melissa & Markus

“I just wanted to take a quick moment to say thank you for your beautiful creations…the cake was absolutely devine and delicious.  The cookies were lovely…everything was perfect! It was such a pleasure “working” with you and you made everything so easy and effortless.

We had such an amazing day on Saturday and couldn’t have wished for more. A bit sad it’s all over…I wish there was still some cake left!

Thank you so much again, Gay…I really appreciate all your hard work. Everything of the best for the future.”

Meet Gaynor…

Resident cake artist and baker here at A Cake Story. I’m here to help you create the wedding cake of your dreams.

A Cake Story is based in the West Coast town of St. Helena Bay. Each day I have the pleasure of working in my beautiful studio on our picturesque smallholding.

I opened A Cake Story in August 2015 and have since established wonderful relationships with our local wedding venues: Blue Bay Lodge, Boesmanland PlaaskombuisGelukkie, Sea Trader, Strandkombuis and Togryersvlei.

I have had the privilege of creating wedding cakes for some really amazing couples – for which I’m truly grateful! To read what my clients have to say – Happy Clients

I am looking forward to meeting you and to making you a beautiful and delicious wedding cake.

For My Story…

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