FAQs | Trophy Cupcakes & Party



Q: How do I place an order?
A: You can place an order here for cupcakes, macarons, cake and tarts for pick up at our shops (no minimum order) or delivery of (minimum order required for delivery orders). For custom cupcake/macaron orders or orders larger than 10 dozen, please call 206-632-7020 and select option "1" for our Orders Department. If you get our voicemail, don't fret! Please leave a message so we can return your call promptly. Trophy's Order Specialists are available Monday - Saturday from 10am to 5pm. Our Orders Department is closed on Sundays. At this time, we do not accept e-mail orders.
Q: May I order any of your cupcake flavors, any day of the week?
A: As much as we wish we could bake 40 flavors of cupcakes every day, we are committed to baking our cupcakes from scratch each morning. This limits the number of flavors we can offer each day, but they're chosen carefully so there will always be something yummy for everyone. Check out our cupcake flavors online for photos and descriptions of each flavor, and the day(s) they're available.
Q: How far in advance do I need to place an order?
A: For cupcakes and macarons, order by 5pm the day before you'd like to pick up your cupcakes. For cakes and tarts, please order by 5pm two days before you'd like to pick up or have your order delivered. We do recommend ordering as soon as you know what you'd like, especially if you're placing a custom order. We always appreciate 48+ hours' notice for standard orders. (Note: Some weekends and holidays book to capacity up to three weeks in advance.) If you have a last minute request, please call us at 206-632-7020. We'll do our very best to accommodate you!
Q: Do you deliver cupcakes, macarons, cakes and tarts?
A: Yes! Trophy is delighted to deliver to most zip codes in the Seattle, Mercer Island and Bellevue areas for just a $20 delivery fee (plus tax). Please visit our delivery page for more details about our delivery area.
Q: Can I stop in and purchase more than two dozen cupcakes or large amounts of macarons?
A: Generally, yes. But to ensure we have the exact cupcakes you'd like (all boxed and ready to go!) please call in advance for two dozen or more. We always try to accommodate large walk-in orders, but can't always fill these orders on the spot.
Q: Can I stop in and purchase a cake or tart at any of your locations?
A: At this time, cakes and tarts are available online and by special order only (although sometimes Cafe Trophy in Bellevue has tarts in stock for walk in purchases). To be sure you get exactly what you'd like, please order cakes and tarts online by 5pm two days before you would like to pick up or have your order delivered.
Q: Do you ship cupcakes, cakes, tarts or macarons?
A: Unfortunately, we do not ship at this time as we have not yet found a way to ship them that maintains the quality and freshness standards that Trophy is known for.
Q: Do you offer wedding cupcakes, macaron towers or dessert bars?
A: Absolutely! We specialize in custom cupcakes, macaron towers and bite size treats that will make your wedding day wishes come true, from luxe formal affairs to casual cocktail receptions. We invite you to explore the wedding section of our website and e-mail our wedding coordinator for more information plus details about upcoming tasting parties.
Q: Do you offer mini cupcakes or other bite size desserts for parties?
A: Yes, You can work with our Event Specialist to order bite size treat perfect for dessert bars...or order online. Mini cupcakes are available to order on-line 24 hours in advance, find them at the bottom of the "Themed Cupcakes" page. Tart bites may also be ordered online and are found at hte bottom of the cakes/tarts page. :)
Q: May I order custom cupcakes?
A: Of course! If you can dream it, Trophy can bake it. We love the challenge of creating one-of-a-kind cupcakes. Our Order Specialists and Decorators can work with any party theme, match any color, add your logo, or create a unique pattern. For example, we offer buttercream tinting, sprinkles in every color of the rainbow, all kinds of sugar toppers, hand piping — even photo quality printed images. Some custom orders may require up to two weeks' advance notice, depending on the intricacy of your design. To discuss the possibilities, call our Order Specialist at 206.632.7020 ext.1
Q: Can you put my company logo on cupcakes?
A: Yes. We can either hand pipe a logo for you in buttercream or use our fancy printer to create a photo-perfect image on edible paper that then gets placed on buttercream and edged in sprinkles. Photo cupcakes will wow your colleagues and are perfect for product launches, company parties and client gifts. Call our Order Specialist to find out more about our custom logo cupcakes.
Q: How should I STORE CUPCAKES that can't be eaten right away?
A: Of course, we recommend you savor your Trophy Cupcakes at their freshest, on the same day they're baked and purchased. If you have cupcakes you'd like to save until the next day, store them at room temperature in an airtight container or wrap the box in plastic wrap. To maintain freshness, flavor and beauty, keep your cupcakes out of the refrigerator and hot temperatures.
Q: How should I STORE MACARONS that can't be eaten right away?
A: Trophy macarons are best enjoyed at room temperature within 48 hours of purchasing them. If you'd like to keep them longer or save them for gifting, place them in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or the freezer for up to 4 weeks. Bring them to room temperature and enjoy. Always keep macarons away from hot temperatures.
Q: How should I STORE a CAKE or tart that can't be eaten right away?
A: Store your cake or tart in the refrigerator until one hour before you will be serving it. Let it come to room temperature and enjoy! Never place a cake in direct sunlight or expose it to hot temperatures.
Q: Do you offer gluten-free cupcakes or other gluten-free treats?
A: Yes! Check our daily flavors to see our daily gluten-free cupcake line up. All or our macarons are made with almond flour and are naturally gluten free, and we offer gluten free cakes!
Q: Are all of your macaron flavors gluten-free?
A: Yes! All or our macarons are made with almond flour and are naturally gluten free!
A: No, we are not. However, we do our best to prevent cross contamination in our bakery and in our shops.
Q: Do you offer vegan cupcakes?
A: Yes! we just launched our first vegan cupcake in 2019! Please see our individual cupcakes page for more information
A: No, we are not. However, we are committed to ensuring that all ingredients in our vegan cupcakes are egg and dairy free, and indeed vegan.
A: No, we are not. We bake with both tree nuts and peanuts at our bakery.
Q: Does Trophy offer classes?
A: Our Founder and CEO, Jennifer Shea, offers three cupcake classes on Craftsy.com. From time to time Trophy offers cupcake decorating and baking classes in one of our locations. subscribe to our newsletter and follow us on social media for event updates.