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How Can I Send a Birthday Cake Online?

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What do you do when you need a cake for a special occasion but can’t get out to buy one? Perhaps you don’t have the ingredients, time, or confidence in your skills to bake a cake. Or maybe the person the cake is for lives far away and you’re not going to be able to see them in person.

So, the big question, how can I send a birthday cake online? All you need to do is visit where you will find a wonderful range of cakes available for delivery across the UK.

How do I place a cake order online?

When you to our home page you can see the menu at the top of the page, the first option on the menu is labeled cakes. In this drop-down you will see a list of the following options:

Standard Cakes:

Whole Cakes – Our range of delicious cakes, many are available as cakes for 8 or cakes for 16. The portion sizes are generous, so they could easily feed more! We lots of flavours to choose from, we’re confident you’ll find the perfect one for your birthday party!

Sharing Cakes – Our Sharing Cakes are perfect for feeding a group where everyone likes different flavours or if you want to sample a few of our flavours in one cake! Choose between a Traditional, Quirky or Gluten Free Four Sharing Cake. Or try all the flavours with our super sharing sponge - 14 different flavours in one cake!

Baby Sponge Cakes - Baby Sponge Cakes are cute mini versions of our whole cakes and the perfect size for a traditional English Afternoon Tea. Why not invite your friends around and have your very own tea party. Serve with a selection of teas, finger sandwiches, and some pretty plates for the ultimate Afternoon Tea birthday party!

Brownies – A delicious range of chocolate brownies, for an alternative to a birthday cake. We have created a wonderful range of brownie flavours for you to choose from as well, or try our wonderful sharing brownie.

Photo Cakes – Create the ultimate personalised birthday cake with our Photo Cake option. Choose between a Chocolate Photo Cake or a Victoria Photo cake, either for 8 or for 16. Then you can choose from one of our ready-made designs or create your own by uploading a photo. Personalise it with a message written by you or their name by adding text to the topper.

Sponge Friday Deals – Looking for a great deal on a birthday cake? Take advantage of our Sponge Friday deals and you can save up to 25% off the cake flavour of the week. We have a different cake every week that are sent out and delivered every Friday. So, whether you have a birthday at the weekend, or just fancy a Friday treat, these deals are too good to miss.

Personalised Cakes – Discover how to personalised your cakes on our personalised cakes page, it shows you the options that are available to create the ultimate birthday cake gift package online.

Free From Cakes:

Gluten Free Cakes - Just like our standard cakes, we have a great range of gluten free cakes to choose from when you need a gluten free birthday cake. We’ve had great feedback on our gluten free cakes, with many saying they wouldn’t have guessed they were gluten free as they taste as good as a standard cake.

Gluten Free Brownies - Our wonderful range of gluten free brownies are too good to miss and they are also a wonderful alternative to a gluten free birthday cake. Which brownie flavour will you choose?

Vegan Cakes - Just because you are vegan doesn't mean you should settle for a dry or stodgy cake! Our range of vegan cakes are just as delicious as our standard sponges and most people can't tell the difference. We have worked hard to perfect our vegan birthday cake recipes and our vegan brownie recipes – our vegan cakes and vegan brownies have all received great feedback.

Dairy Free Cakes - At Sponge we don’t think you should have to compromise when it comes to dairy free cakes. Our dairy free cakes taste and look just as good as our standard cake range. We have a great range of flavours of dairy free birthday cake to buy – from our vegan and dairy free chocolate cake, to our gluten, dairy and soya free cake The Elizabeth, there are lots of flavours to choose from!

Gluten and Dairy Free Cakes - Our gluten and dairy free cakes taste and look just as good as our standard cake range. We have a great variety of cakes in our online cake shop - whether you are looking for gluten and dairy free cakes in London or gluten and dairy free cakes near me we have got you covered as we deliver across the UK - offering next day delivery as standard. We have a great range of flavours of gluten and dairy free birthday cake to buy online, so you can be confident you'll be able to find the perfect gluten and dairy free birthday cake.

We also have various occasions and gifting cakes available, such as wedding cakes, or gift cards if you are looking for a way to give someone a cake, but don’t know what flavour to send. So, they can choose their own flavour with a Sponge gift card.

Once you have found the perfect flavour and are on the page, choose an option from the drop-down menu and click the buy button at the top of the page. Then you will go through options of items to add in with your cake. Once you are done, you can review your order, add any discount codes you may have and click “proceed to checkout”. Pop in the delivery address, choose your delivery date from our handy calendar, and make your payment.

It’s a simple as that! Once your order has been made, you’ll receive an order number, and once dispatched you will get a notification and information such as a tracking number for your order, so you can see the progress of your delivery with our courier. You can then sit back and relax and wait for your order to arrive.

That’s it, it’s so easy to place a cake order online and get a cake delivered to yourself or to the home of your loved one. Just visit