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Traditional Cakes for Family

Simple cakes that make us smile.

Cakes have been around for centuries, most people if not everyone has a traditional cake that is a favourite in their family. A while there are some innovative cakes coming out all the time that can cause controversy, everyone loves a good old fashioned cake.

So, what do we mean by traditional cakes? Well, we are talking about simple classic flavours that have stood the test of time and are still enjoyed by people all over.

One that springs to mind is a Victoria Sponge. This simple cake was Queen Victoria’s favourite; our award-winning Victoria Sponge cake is perfectly light, filled with raspberry jam and vanilla buttercream. Buttercream is made from English butter, using natural vanilla flavouring that is paired with delicious raspberry jam. Not only is it one of our favourite cakes, but it’s also the UK’s most popular one!

Another classic cake flavour is Chocolate cake; this cake goes as far back as 1764 and is still a popular choice for cake lovers. There have been many variations over the years, but we think an old fashioned plan chocolate cake is perfect just the way it is. With light and fluffy chocolate sponge layers, sandwiched together with velvety smooth chocolate buttercream icing.

These two flavours are the most popular types of celebration cake, often used for birthday cakes of some iteration as the flavours tend to be a crowd pleaser.

Luscious lemon drizzle cake is such a simple concept for a cake, and tastes beautiful as well. The sharpness of lemon cutting through the sweetness of cake creates a tantalising treat for taste buds. It’s got a long history as a traditional cake and is still a family favourite today, with its beautifully fluffy sponge, our lemon sponge is infused with lemon oil and sandwiched together with delicious lemon buttercream. Simply yummy!

Coffee lovers everywhere will adore a coffee cake; the original coffee cake is thought to have originated in Germany. The bitterness of coffee infused with the sweetness of sponge cake creates a perfect balance of flavours, ideal for eating with a nice hot drink as an afternoon treat. Our coffee sponge is made with quality coffee and free range eggs creating a velvety and light coffee flavoured cake. Coffee is also whipped in to the buttercream and delicious chocolate coffee beans sit on top.

There are so many amazing traditional cakes that we all know and love, we all have our own personal favourites. Not only do we offer a range of traditional Sponge cakes, we also have a great range of less traditional flavours, including gluten free and vegan options.

Our wonderful cakes are ideal for any celebration from birthdays to anniversaries and much more! If you want to personalise your cakes you can add some personalised items such as drinks, candles, cards, balloons, etc.

We deliver our cakes all over the UK, from London, Bristol, Liverpool, Northern Ireland and more! Whether you want a cake delivered to a friend, family member or loved one, we can deliver to you!

Want to get a cake in advance for a special occasion? Not a problem! Our non-fruit cakes stay fresh for up to 10 days, while our fruit-based cakes stay fresh for 7 days. You can also freeze our cakes for up to 6 months in their original packaging, so if you want to order them way in advance to pop aside for later you can! Once you are ready for the cake just take it out of the freezer and pop it in a cosy spot to get up to room temperature for 24 hours before serving.