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Cheer Up the Lonely Day Gifts

Send a special gift to someone to let them know they’re not alone.

There’s always one person in our lives that we worry about, and sometimes we worry because they are on their own. When someone is on their own the biggest worry is that they will be lonely. Loneliness is a terrible thing, you feel very isolated from everyone and the world, often you don’t feel like you have anyone to turn to. You don’t want to be a burden to anyone so you don’t often reach out to let someone know that you are in need of some company.

On the 11th of July it is cheer up the lonely day, it’s a day to remind people to reach out to loved ones or friends who might be on their own, to let them know that they do have someone there for them.

If you’re looking for a way to send someone a gift to let them know you’re thinking of them and that you are they if they need you, then why not send them a delicious gift that they are sure to appreciate. We have lots of fabulous products available to send as gifts to someone you care about:

Whole Cakes

We have lots of cake flavours to choose from, almost everyone loves cake, so it is sure to put a smile on the face of anyone who receives it. Here are some of the flavours available:

Speculoos Biscoff Cake – This Belgian-style biscoff cake is full of sugar and spice and all things nice! A comforting and warming sponge with a deep caramel flavour and hints of cinnamon and other spices. The sponge is held together with a thick layer of buttercream which is infused with biscoff - a caramelised biscuit spread. More of the biscoff buttercream is spread over the top and then covered with a generous biscoff crumb. This Speculoos Biscoff Cake is not one to be missed!

Chocolate & Caramel Cake – This yummy sponge cake is flavoured with chocolate and caramel creating a marbled effect. It is sandwiched together with a generous double layer of buttercream - chocolate buttercream on the bottom and caramel buttercream on top. It is finished off with more chocolate buttercream on top, a gorgeous drizzle of chocolate, and a sprinkle of crushed salted butter pieces.

Victoria Sponge Cake – A Victoria sponge cake with a light fluffy vanilla sponge, raspberry jam and vanilla buttercream. Free range eggs, flour and natural vanilla flavouring creates our award-winning light and fluffy Victoria Sponge. The buttercream is made from English butter and natural vanilla flavouring which is complemented perfectly with quality raspberry jam.

Chocolate Cake – A rich and indulgent chocolate cake, generously filled with a thick layer of chocolate buttercream. Luxurious and rich chocolate, flour and free range eggs create a moist and indulgent Sponge. English butter and chocolate create the ultimate chocolate buttercream and milk chocolate flakes decorate the top. A chocaholics dream!

Coffee Cake – Our Coffee Cake has an indulgent coffee infused sponge and creamy coffee buttercream. The 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. A coffee lovers dream...

These are just a few of the fabulous flavours available, there are lots of other flavours to choose from, along with gluten free cakes, vegan cakes, and dairy free cakes.


Triple Chocolate Brownie - Our classic Triple Chocolate Brownie is gloriously gooey in the middle with melted triple chocolate chunks running throughout. It is encased with a crunchy top and decorated with a triple chocolate drizzle. Pure. Chocolate. Heaven.

Raspberry & White Chocolate Brownie - Our luxurious White Chocolate and Raspberry Brownies are the perfect blend of gooey rich chocolate, sharp raspberries, and sweet white chocolate. Raspberry pieces and white chocolate chunks run through the middle, and on the top is a pretty raspberry and white chocolate drizzle with a sprinkling of delicious raspberry pieces. Yum.

Chocolate Orange Brownie - A classic and well loved combination of chocolate and orange make this brownie truly tempting! A gooey chocolate orange flavoured brownie with orange chocolate chunks dotted through the middle. Topped with a pretty white chocolate, dark chocolate, and orange chocolate drizzle effect. The ultimate brownie for any Terry's Chocolate Orange lovers out there...

Hazelnut Praline Brownie - This decadent and creamy Hazelnut Praline brownie is a nutella lover's dream! The rich and gooey chocolate brownie has hazelnut praline and roasted hazelnut pieces running through it. It is then topped with more hazelnut pieces and spun in deliciously dark chocolate.

Speculoos Biscoff Brownie - Our limited edition Speculoos Brownie is full of sugar and spice and all things nice! A delicious chocolate brownie - gloriously gooey in the middle with melted triple chocolate chunks running throughout, topped with a generous layer of biscoff spread and then covered with a crunchy biscoff crumb. Chocolate and biscoff work perfectly together giving the chocolate brownies a dark caramel flavour with hints of cinnamon and other spices. Pure bliss.

Four Sharing Brownie - The ultimate brownie sharing box! Four of our scrumptious and gooey brownies flavours in one - Triple Chocolate, Raspberry and White Chocolate, Chocolate Orange and Hazelnut Praline Brownies. Each brownie flavour wedge cuts in to two generous portions serving 8 in total. Perfect as a dessert, an alternative to a birthday cake or as a treat for the family!

Just like our cakes there are also gluten free brownies and vegan brownies available too, so we’re sure you’ll find one that will make the recipient grin.

Cake Cards

If you’re looking for a small token to send to someone to let them know you’re thinking of them then our Cake Cards are ideal. They are cute letterbox gifts, and they’re sent straight through the door. There are lots of cards to choose from, and our thinking of you card designs are ideal for sending to someone as a pick-me-up. You can add a slice or two of yummy cake, and some added extras to turn it into a wonderful letterbox gift to send to your loved one.