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Free From Cakes

Cakes for dietary requirements are delicious!

Free from cakes are a bit of a sticking point for many people. They are notorious for dividing opinions, and a lot of it depends on what type of cake it is and where you get them from.

One thing we have found with gluten free cakes from supermarkets is that texture is hard to get right. When we’ve tried gluten free supermarket cakes in the past, they have been dry and crumbly, as opposed to moist and spongy. And, let's face it that doesn’t make for a great experience.

And when it comes to vegan supermarket cakes, we fund that they are rather claggy if not also dry and basically disintegrate when you’re eating them, which again, can be quite a disappointment when you’re trying to enjoy a celebration.

Finally, let's discuss gluten and dairy free cakes, possibly the most difficult free from cakes of all, because you’re taking away and replacing a lot of fundamental cake ingredients.

So, how do you create a free from cake while replacing a lot of the ingredients? Well, it is possible, sometimes with a lot of trial and error. There are some great alternative ingredients out there that you can use, it’s about figuring out which are the right ones to suit dietary requirements, and getting the quantities and combinations right too.

We’re constantly developing new recipes and methods to create the best free from cakes so that everyone can really enjoy a cake on their special occasions. We also want to make parties easier for everyone too, if you have a great tasting cake that suits dietary requirements, even those without the dietary requirements will be able to enjoy them. And we are constantly getting great feedback on our free from cakes to say that a lot of people can’t tell the difference between our free from cakes and our standard cakes.

Gluten Free Cakes

Wherever possible, we try to make our cakes available as gluten free as well as standard. This is because our gluten free cakes are extremely popular. And more and more people require gluten free cakes for their celebrations. The great thing about our gluten free cakes is that we have a completely separate side of the baker to create them. So cross-contamination is almost completely eliminated, meaning that you can feel confident when ordering a gluten free cake from Sponge.

Vegan Cakes

There are various reasons why you may require a vegan cake, the most obvious is that you or someone you know lives by a vegan diet. This means that you cannot eat animal products whatsoever. Another reason, that many people don’t think about, is that some people are allergic or intolerant to eggs. We continually work on expanding our vegan cake ranges to make sure that there is plenty of choice for your celebrations.

Gluten and Dairy Free Cakes

The newest addition to our free from ranges is our gluten and dairy free cakes. We recognised that sometimes people face challenges with having to accommodate more than one dietary requirement, and you don’t always want to have to buy two cakes so that everyone can have a slice. This is why we created our gluten and dairy free cakes so that you can have one can that will accommodate lots of people at your party!