To secure your order I shall require a deposit of 50% of the total cost of the cake.  The balance will be due as cash only on delivery/collection or if paying the balance off by cheque* then posted to me no later than two weeks before the date the cake is required for.

Regarding wedding cakes the balance is payable 2 weeks before the wedding date either by cash or cheque*.

* Cheques made payable to Mrs C L Harker