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1st Birthday Cakes

Celebrate their first milestone with a delicious cake

It’s so exciting when they reach their first birthday, we love to celebrate the event with our friends and family to make it extra special and fun for our little ones. Isn’t it incredible how much they grow in the first year? From helpless babes in arms to sitting, crawling, and some babies at the age of one will have started taking their first steps and saying their first word. Obviously, every child develops at their own pace, but regardless you do see what a difference a year can make and how much they’ve grown in just a year.

You may not want to have an extravagant celebration for your one-year-old, or even if you do, as long as loved ones are around to help you celebrate, we’re sure your child’s 1st birthday will be a happy occasion.

Decisions need to be made when getting a first birthday cake, do you get them a cake that looks beautiful, or get them a cake they can have fun with? Or maybe even both, one for them to smash up as they like and then a lovely looking and tasty cake for everyone else to enjoy. But there are lots of cakes to choose from that could suit both.

Sponge has a great range of cakes that make ideal 1st birthday cakes, here are just a few of the cakes available:

Number Cakes

Our Number Cakes are ideal for 1st birthdays, for a boy or a girl! We have a great range of topper templates to choose from, and you can add a number to them, as well as other elements to create the perfect first birthday cake. It's easy to create a number cake with Sponge. Simply choose your topper design, pop in the number you want to appear on the cake, and review your design.

Choose between a Victoria Sponge Cake for 8 or for 16 on the drop-down menu above. Then you can choose from one of our fun designs, and enter the number you want to appear on the cake to the topper design. The number 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 Victoria Sponge Cake. Your cake will then be securely packaged to arrive at your chosen delivery address.

Whole Cakes

If you’re looking for the perfect cake flavour for your child’s first birthday, we can definitely help! We have a wide selection of flavours in all of our cake ranges, we’re sure you won’t be disappointed. And because we know you can develop dietary requirements at any age, we have a great range of delicious cakes that suit many dietary requirements. We offer a gluten free cake range, dairy free cake range, vegan cake range, and a gluten and dairy free cake range too. So, all children and their family can enjoy a delicious cake on their first birthday. Check out our ranges to find out what cake flavours are available.

Baby 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. They are also the perfect size for someone’s first cake all to themself, and easy to hand out to friends and family at a party.

We deliver our 1st birthday cakes all over the UK and offer next day delivery on our cakes when you order by 3pm. We will ensure that your cakes are delivered safely and securely straight to your front door. Our Sponge cake delivery service is second to none with our robust designed packaging that keeps your order safe in transit.

Placing your order couldn’t be more straightforward, just place your 1st birthday cake orders online on our website. Then you can select the delivery date from our handy calendar, whether you need your order for next day delivery, or want to place your order in advance, the choice is yours! Our calendar allows you to place your order as far in advance as you would like, whether you want to order a wedding cake or order a birthday cake you can pick a delivery date that is convenient for you.

For a special occasion, we recommend selecting the delivery date for a day or two before you require your order to make sure it is there in plenty of time. This is in case there are problems with the delivery (breakdowns, exceptional circumstances, or events). Our cakes have either a 7 or 10 day life from the date of dispatch, depending on the flavour, so even if they arrive a day or two early, they will still be fresh and delicious on your special occasion.