New Phone Contact

Due to phone line service interruptions, please contact us on Mobile 0418 963 209 or email

Award Winning Wedding Cakes

Outstanding Birthday Cakes

Merivale Sugarcraft Academy








The Cake Decorating Training Specialist



Special Training Event

25th to 29th October 2018

Ann Pickard has over 30 years experience decorating cakes and has taught nationally and internationally.  Ann’s expertise encompasses wedding cake design; piping; and quick novelty modelling.  Contact us to find out more and book your spot

Welcome to Merivale Cakes

It is exciting times here at Merivale, while we may have retired from making and decorating cakes, but we have not retired from being active members of our community. Please see our latest project below.

Book Release!

We are delighted to announce the release of the much anticipated book “CAUTION! Wedding Cake on Board” by Mary Reid.

“From child entrepreneur to aclaimed wedding cake creator, teacher and mentor, international cake tour director, community and charity advocate, it had been a rollercoaster ride. There were so many tales to tell from along the way – happy ones, sad ones, hilarious ones, triumphant ones, tales of friendship, kindness and collaboration – and Mary decided to share them. “

The book is available to buy in person at

Party Hut
12 Pechey St Toowoomba
or online Here 

This is a limited print run and we already know the book is in high demand, so please don’t delay and miss out. The book features a free recipe book as well.

Congratulations Mary!

Merivale Cakes is now retired.

Thankyou for your many years of support in our amazing journey supplying award winning wedding cakes.
But we are leaving this website up as a resource for information.

Celebration Cakes

Anniversary, Engagement, Birthday, Christening, Christmas

Corporate Products

Talk to the ABIA 2016 Australia’s No 2 Wedding Cake Designers about their innovative and inspirational range of corporate products.

ABIA State Winner 2012, State Runner-up 2013, 2014, 2015; Top Three 2013; Finalists 2007-2011
ABIA National Awards 2016 Runner-up; 2010, 2012, 2013 Top Three; 2011, 2015 Top Five

Welcome to the website for Merivale Cakes and Crafts which is owned by Mary Reid and Cheryl Stace. This website has been designed to provide clients with all of the information required to make informed decisions about either their wedding cake, corporate cakes needs or about their training options including corporate team building activities. The site’s easy to navigate format (e.g. cake design categories with pricing) allows users to view a wide range of designs that will inspire decision making and showcase a wide range of technical expertise.

Merivale’s extensive training portfolio has been specifically created to accommodate the beginner and advanced decorating enthusiasts through a unique range of accelerated skilling courses. The owners’ regularly travel to international expos to source new tools and ideas which are then translated into their wide portfolio of display cakes and training classes including their range of knowledge based courses for those looking to move in to home based businesses. The hands-on approach to training does not end when the classes finish – Merivale provide ongoing support to students and mentor them through their higher end skilling, competition and business endeavours.

Mary and Cheryl enjoy working with clients to create designs which incorporate the clients ideas and designs. They have a large portfolio of cakes for all occasions on their website, in their photo library and on display in the cake studio. All cake tasting consultations are free and include design examples and sketches, storage and transport or delivery advice but appointments are necessary. All web enquiries automatically go into the draw for a $400 cake voucher or an $200 training voucher drawn each July and December.

Mary Reid & Cheryl Stace

1-300-00- CAKES or 1-300-00-22-53
M: 0418 963 209
Ph: 4696 8702

• Appointments necessary
• Cake tasting – by appointment (see schedule)
• Other times and deliveries – by appointment

“What do we need to bring to our first meeting with the cake decorator?”

Before the cake decorator can guide you on the cake size and some design options, you will need to be able to answer/or have examples of: the number of guests, if the cake is to be served as treat or dessert, is any cake required to be saved, do you need a morning-after cake, what flowers or decorations are required, what table setting and colour themes have been chosen, the dress and invitation designs and the cake budget.