What is an edible photo?
Made from a very thin, virtually tasteless icing and printed with specially developed food colourings using the latest inovative technology, our edible photos are the best quality photo standard edible printings on the market today! These paper thin photo icing sheets, are peeled from a plastic backing sheet for easy application to almost any ambient foodstuff.
What are the ingredients?
For full documentation of ingredients click here.
What kind of celebrations are suitable?
Any kind of celebration can be enhanced with an edible photo. A picture says a thousand words, an edible picture can have an even greater effect! For birthdays, weddings, engagements, christenings, corporate events, absolutely any occasion, including our favourite.......... just for fun.
How do I get my photo to you?
Send your photo via e-mail to email@example.com or through the post to Beach's Bakery 48 Leabrooks Road, Somercotes, Alfreton, Derbys. DE55 4HB
I've got a very old photo, can it still be used?
Any photo can be reproduced as an edible photo, the reproduction will be of identical to the image provided.
Will I get my photo back?
Your photo will be returned with your order.
I want alterations, will you have to cut my photo?
No. Any alterations to your image are made to the scanned image on a computer. You will receive your photo back in it's original condition.
Does the size of the photo matter?
We can use any photograph from the size of a postage stamp to A4. However if you want a large image from a postage stamp size photo there may be slight loss of quality when it is enlarged. When e-mailing, virtually any size file will do.
When e-mailing, which format should I use?
Preferably jpg, however we can accept many other formats, including word documents, powerpoint docs, excel spreadsheets, coreldraw images, tiff, bitmap, photoshop images, acrobat documents. Please e-mail us with special format requests. firstname.lastname@example.org
Can I send a black & white photo?
Yes, you will receive a black & white edible image.
How long will it take?
If you select SPEED SERVICE your order will be dispatched the same day by first class post. If you select royal mail special delivery you are guarateed to receive your image by noon the following day. Normal orders are dispatched within 2-3 working days.
What sizes are available?
Click here to see full details of available sizes.
I want a caricature, what kind of photo do you need?
The better the photo the better the caricature can be. We need to see the subjects features, a good quality head and shoulders photo is ideal.
How long will my caricature take?
Please allow 7 working days for us to complete your artwork. If time is of the essence please ask us, we may be able to rush the order through for you.
I would like a slight alteration to my caricature, how long?
This depends on what needs changing, but usually 2 working days (all alterations must be within the original remit).
How will I receive my edible photo?
You will receive your order through the post. It is packed securely in polythene, in a hard backed envelope sandwiched between stiff cardboard. We have sent thousands of images through the post without any ever being damaged.
What do I do when I receive my photo?
Your edible photo can be stored for up to 6 months in perfect condition. When storing, keep at room temperature away from strong odours.
What can I put my edible image onto?
Your image can be transfered onto celebration cakes, fairy cakes, muffins, biscuits, chocolates and even pies, virtually any ambient foodstuff.
I have received my photo, can I trim it to fit my cake?
You can trim the image with scissors or with a very sharp craft type knife.
What size of cake do I need?
Click here to see full details of the sizes of our edible images.You can bake or buy a cake the same size of the photo to cover the entire cake or alternetively use the photo as a centrepiece. The choice is yours.
What kind of icing is suitable?
The edible image can be used with almost any icings as long as they have no surface moisture, which could cause the colours to bleed. Sugar paste/fondant, buttercream and royal icing are ideal. If a cake covering that has a high moisture content (fresh cream) is desired, all is not lost. Put the image on a thin layer of sugar paste before applying to your cake.
Does it taste nice?
Your edible image will be virtually tasteless.
How long will it last?
Your edible image will last for up to 6 months.
How long before the party can I put it on my cake?
This is totally up to you. It can be applied to the cake up to a week before it is needed.
How do I pay?
You can pay by cheque (payable to Beach's Bakery) or securely online with all major credit and debit cards.
Can you make me a photo cake?
Click here to visit the cake ordering section of the website.