Easter Chocolate Piñata Cake
An indulgent chocolate sponge with a surprise inside.
Our new Chocolate Piñata sponge is our limited-edition cake that we have developed for Easter 2020, also available in gluten free. Indulge in four layers of delicious rich chocolate sponge sandwiched together with a luxurious velvety chocolate buttercream. This tasty cake is covered in more buttercream and milk chocolate flakes for added texture, and decorated with colourful mini chocolate eggs and Galaxy golden eggs on top too. The surprise centre full of mini smarties and chocolate eggs is sure to wow family and friends as the first generous slice is pulled away. A perfect treat for the end of lent and a great alternative to Easter eggs on Easter Sunday. And although this is our Easter cake, we also think it makes an amazing looking and tasting birthday cake too!
This sponge looks the part for Easter, with all of the mini chocolate eggs and Galaxy golden eggs on top, it looks like it’s been designed and delivered by the Easter bunny! Whether you’re having a gathering with friends or family this Easter Sunday, you can celebrate with a beautiful and delicious centre piece, that is sure to blow everyone away in awe when the centre full of mini smarties and chocolate eggs is revealed. It also makes an excellent Easter present to send to someone if you can’t be with them this Easter.
Chocolate Piñata Cake Delivery
For Easter Sunday you can get this sponge delivered directly to your door, or to your friends’ or family’s house. Simply input the delivery address and then you can select the perfect day for delivery. If you order before 2pm then you can be eligible for next working day delivery. Last orders for Easter Sunday is Wednesday 8th April before 2pm, for delivery on Thursday 9th of April ready for Easter on Sunday 12th April 2020.
Easter Gift Ideas
Added extras with these stunning Easter Chocolate Piñata Cakes can create fabulous Easter gifts that everyone will adore. There is an excellent choice including drinks, balloons, candles, greetings cards and more. Drinks include lemonade, Prosecco, gin and tonic, whiskey and coke, tea, and coffee. And if there’s not enough chocolate in the cake for you, you can even add hot chocolate! Choose the perfect gift combination that is sure to put a smile on family and friend’s faces this year!
Another idea is one of our fabulous Cake Cards! There are funny cards, sentimental cards and cute cards to choose from. We’re sure you’ll find one that will be loved by the recipient. And what sets Cake Card apart from other cards is that you have a choice of one slice or two slices of cake, lovingly hand-made by Sponge! With lots of fabulous flavours too choose from, you’ll be spoilt for choice. There are even gluten free slices and vegan slices to choose from. To make them even more special you can even add extras to your cake cards to, to make a unique Easter gift this year.
The first record of Easter dates back to the 2nd century, although it is believed that people celebrated the resurrection of Jesus before then. Early Christians used to celebrate the resurrection every Sunday until they adopted the then-pagan celebration of Easter, instead dedication the whole day to Him, then annually.
The first recorded use of decorated eggs was in the 13thcentury, as Jesus rising from the Tomb is associated with the emergence of new from an egg shell. Which is why eggs eventually became an official symbol of the resurrection.
The Easter bunny originated in Germany, the concept of the Easter bunny delivering eggs and sweets started there. The tradition is first recorded in 16th century Germany, and sprung to life in legend as rabbits are believed to a symbol of new life in many cultures. The German legend of the Easter Bunny tells the story of a woman who plants hidden decorated eggs throughout the town on occasions of famine. Upon finding eggs, children would then see a big bunny hopping off.
Lastly, the tradition of bunnies on Easter originated from Protestant communities in Europe. Although it began in the 17thcentury, it only became common in the 19th century. They believed that the Easter bunny lays, decorates, and hides the Easter eggs.