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Cakes for the Summer

What yummy cakes do we suggest are best for summer celebrations?

If you’re planning on enjoying your garden a bit more this year then you’ll probably be thinking of inviting some friends over to enjoy it with you. There’s no better way of appreciating your outdoor space than to get some friends together for tea and cake and sitting out in the back garden.

Maybe you’re planning a celebration? Outdoor spaces are the best way to enjoy this while basking in some summer sun. You’ll want to get the perfect spread ready, and that includes finding a delicious cake to top it all off.

Sponge’s Top Summer Cake Picks

Sponge can deliver a delicious range of cakes for everyone. Here are some of our recommendations for the summer parties:

Strawberry & Proseccco Cake – This is our summer cake of choice, in fact, it’s our limited-edition cake for the summer! The light and summery sponge is flavoured with prosecco and has strawberry pieces running through it. It is sandwiched together with a layer of prosecco flavoured buttercream and a layer of sweet strawberry buttercream. On top, you will find more prosecco buttercream, a smattering of strawberries, and a dusting of strawberry powder. The perfect cake for lovers of this popular Italian tipple! Available for delivery from 31st July 2020.

Banoffee Sponge - The light and fluffy sponge is flavoured with pureed bananas and has chunks of chocolate running through it, giving it an added crunch and a welcome chocolate hit. It is sandwiched together with a delicious layer of thick toffee buttercream in the middle, another layer on top, and drizzled with melted chocolate. Banana, toffee, and chocolate are a match made in heaven. If you like banoffee pie then you will love our cake version!

Rainbow Sponge Cake - Our colourful new rainbow cake is made up of four layers of light and fluffy vanilla sponge with three layers of deliciously sweet vanilla buttercream sandwiched between. Vanilla buttercream also covers the entire cake and it is then coated very generously in a cloud of white chocolate flakes. The perfect rainbow birthday cake for any age, or a great cake to cheer up a loved one. Due to the number of layers, buttercream and coating it is very generous and will easily feed more than 8 people! Comes with a rainbow topper for decoration.

Lemon Sponge – A refreshing cake that ideal for summer celebrations. The sponge is infused with natural lemon oil and made with free range eggs to create a light and fluffy citrus cake. Natural lemon oil is also used in the buttercream and white chocolate is drizzled on top. The citrus gives a burst of refreshing flavour with every bite, ideal for enjoying with a hot or cold drink on a summer’s afternoon. We also have a gluten free lemon sponge available!

Victoria Sponge – Our award-winning Victoria Sponge would go down a treat at any gathering, one of our most popular picks this cake is always a hit with a crowd. Free-range eggs, flour, and natural vanilla flavouring creates our light and fluffy Victoria Sponge. The buttercream is made from English butter and natural vanilla flavouring which is complemented perfectly with quality raspberry jam. It’s also available as a gluten free Victoria Sponge.

Apple Crumble Cake - Real apple pieces, juicy sultanas, cinnamon and free-range eggs make a wonderfully light and tasty sponge. Real butter and natural vanilla flavouring create a luscious buttercream with crumble on top. The fruitiness is great for a summer party, refreshing with every bite and we all love fruit in summer. This is available as a gluten-free apple crumble cake as well.

Sharing Sponges – If you are struggling to decide on just one flavour, you can always choose one of our sharing sponges. Our Super Sharing Sponge is perfect for larger gatherings with friends or family, especially if you don’t know everyone’s cake preferences. It consists of 14 different cakes slices so there is going to be one that everyone will love! Or, if you have a few flavours in mind you would like to try, why not pick one of our Four Sharing Cakes, four different cake flavours in one delicious cake.

Baby Sponges – these mini cakes are perfect for an afternoon tea themed gathering; each cake is individually wrapped and you can mix and match including our gluten-free and vegan flavours. You’ll be able to pick a range of flavours and suit everyone’s requirements. They are available in boxes of 4, 8, 16, 40, 80 or 120! You’ll be able to satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth with these babies.

Summer Cake Delivery

Our summer cakes are available to buy online via our website, it’s so simple and easy to get a cake delivered straight to your door. We deliver our cakes all over the country – UK wide, from London, Norwich, Glasgow, Cardiff, Birmingham, Newcastle, and even Northern Ireland!