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Christening Cakes

Find the ideal cake for a Christening

A christening is the start of a journey of faith, it’s usually performed when a child is a young baby and parents want them to be included into the flock of the Christian church and therefore, they are baptized with water. A child’s Christening is often a celebration where friends, family, and members of the church gather after it has taken place. And a lovely way to celebrate the child’s new relationship with God is to mark the even with a Christening cake.

Christening cakes come in all shapes and sizes, and actually, it was once a tradition to save the top tier of your wedding cake for the christening of your first child. But there are a variety of options out there, whether you are looking for a Christening cake for a boy or a Christening cake for a girl.

Sponge has a variety of cake options that are ideal for a Christening celebration, find out about some of our Christening cake recommendations below:

Photo Cakes

Our Sponge Photo Cakes are the perfect centrepiece for a Christening! You can get creative and upload your own photo and add personalised text, or choose from one of our fun pre-designed toppers! We have lots of designs to choose from that would suit a Christening for a boy or a girl. We’re sure you’ll be able to create the perfect Christening cake.

We have two yummy Sponge Cake flavours available to choose from - our Victoria Sponge Photo Cake or our Chocolate Photo Cake. Both are available in two sizes: for 8 or for 16 (with very generous portions!). Perfect for small or big Christening gatherings.

The toppers are printed using edible ink onto an icing disc which will then be cut out and carefully placed and secured on top of your cake. Your cake will then be securely packaged to arrive at your chosen delivery address.

Baby Sponge Cakes

Cute baby versions of our whole sponge cakes - these mini cakes are the perfect size to have with a cuppa. We have over 15 flavours to choose from including gluten free and some limited-edition flavours too. Available in packs of 4, 8, 16, 40, 80 or 120. Our packs of 4 and 8 are gift wrapped for gifting, and our larger packs of 16, 40, 80, and 120 are for parties and arrive in their individual boxes unwrapped.

You can opt for the choose your own Baby Sponge option and choose all of the flavours you get, or you can select one of our set Baby Sponge options for a pre-determined selection of baby sponge cakes.

Whatever you choose, were sure these baby sponges will be well received at the Christening.

Christening Letterbox Gifts

If you can’t be with a friend or loved one for their child’s Christening, why not send them a wonderful Christening letterbox gift instead? We have a lovely range of Christening card designs to choose from for our Cake Cards.

You can personalise the card with your own message and add a slice or two of cake, plus some extra goodies to create the perfect Christening gift for them. And it’s sent via Royal Mail and delivered straight through the letterbox for convenience.

We have a lot of cakes to choose from which are perfect for any occasion, so if you’re looking for a particular flavour, whether you’re looking for a standard cake or a free from Christening cake, we have something for everyone.

All of our Christening Cakes are available for delivery across the UK, so no matter where you are, or where the Christening is, we can deliver your cake straight to you. For more information regarding delivery, visit our delivery information page.