All Sam’s Club locations have a bakery section, but the items available for purchase vary from location to location. Not all Sam’s Club locations have a fresh bakery with goods being prepared daily.
However, those Sam’s Club locations that do include a fresh bakery offer a range of baked cakes, including decorated celebration cakes.
Does Sam’s Club Bake Their Own Cakes?
Sam’s Club does bake some of their own cakes, but not all. Some cakes, like their Chocolate Dessert Cake, is available exclusively at Sam’s Club, but isn’t baked on-site. The popular Tres Leches Style Cake, however, is baked fresh in the bakery.
This article takes a look at the Sam’s Club Bakery Department: what they bake, who can order, how to order, and what you need to know before ordering.
How Long Does It Take Sam’s Club To Make A Cake?
You’ll find Sam’s Club bakery under the Fresh Food tab on their website. Clicking Bread and Bakery will take you to their featured bakery categories, and this is where you’ll find Sam’s Club cakes.
There are a number of specialty cakes offered. The Member’s Mark 10″ Tres Leches Style Cake, with Strawberry Filling, for example, is made fresh at the Sam’s Club bakery and filled with fresh strawberries.
The baker uses strawberry filling and garnish with smooth whipped icing and pecans on the sides, plus fresh strawberries and dark chocolate fans on the top. The cake serves 14 people and is just one of a range of specialty cakes made fresh for order.
The site listing includes all specifications, including serving numbers, weight, packaging details, and feedback from previous customers. And if you want to order one, the instructions for doing so are all there.
You’ll need to place your order for this cake at least 24 hours before pickup, and you’ll need to make the order by phone or in person. Sam’s Club do not yet take cake orders online. The price of your cake(s) will also be supplied when you make the order.
However, these details can change slightly depending on what (and how many) cakes you order, so you’ll need to phone or attend your local bakery in person to confirm your order details.
What Can You Get From Sam’s Club Bakery?
Sam’s Club Bakery departments offer goods from the following categories (although availability can vary between locations:
- Desserts and pastries
- Cakes and cupcakes
- Breads, buns, and rolls
- Breakfast goods
- Bakery C store and vending
- Tortillas and taco
- Flatbreads and pizza goods
- Bulk and Case Sells
Can You Order From Sam’s Club Bakery Without A Membership?
Unfortunately, you do need membership to access Sam’s Club bakery goods. The only Sam’s Club services you can access without membership are:
- Sam’s Club Pharmacy
- Sam’s Club Photo Centre
- Sam’s Club Café
- Sam’s Club Liquor Store
If you’re interested in Sam’s Club membership, you can choose from two kinds: Club Membership ($45 a year) or Plus ($100 a year). Both entitle you to shop at the Sam’s Club retail warehouses (and bakeries), but membership rewards differ according to which membership you choose.
How Many Days In Advance Do I Need To Order A Cake From Sam’s Club Bakery?
The advance warning needed by any Sam’s Club bakery depend on which cake you’re ordering and how many you plan to buy.
You’ll need to either make your enquiries direct instore or read through the online bakery directions for and then visit or phone in your order.
For example, an order for the Member’s Mark 10″ Chocolate Dessert Cake needs to be made at least 24 hours before pickup.
The Member’s Mark 10 Inch Unicorn Cake with Regular Icing (which can be customized) needs 48 hours, while the White Half Sheet Rose Cake with Regular Icing (which can also be customized) also needs 48 hours.
However, cake orders with monograms must be placed 5-7 days before the expected pick up day. This means that your planning will be unique to your cake choice.
How Do I Make A Sam’s Club Cake Order?
To order a Sam’s Club baked specialty cake, you’ll first need to find a club with a fresh bakery centre. This is where you’ll place your order, pay for it, and pick it up (or organise have it delivered).
If you’re investigating cake availability online first, you’ll be able to:
- View the cakes and cake specifications
- View cake customizations
- Find a Sam’s Cub Fresh Bakery
- See if your item is available for pickup from your nearest Club
- See if the item you want can be delivered to you
Sam’s Club provide handy cake order forms you can fill out and take to the Club bakery when making your order:
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Sam’s Club offer a range of in-house baked goods, including specialty cakes. To order these you need to be a Sam’s Club member.
To choose a cake, you can view the bakery department website or visit any Sam’s Club warehouse with a fresh bakery outlet.
You’ll need to order at least 24 (or more) hours in advance, depending on what you order.