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Celebration Boxes

Everything you need for a great party in one box

Celebration cakes are a staple of special occasions and milestones, from birthdays and anniversaries to graduations and retirements. They are often the centrepiece of the event and can add an extra layer of excitement and joy to the celebration.

When it comes to ordering a celebration cake, there are several factors to consider. First and foremost is the flavour of the cake. A popular option is a classic Victoria sponge cake, which is often considered a safe choice as most people enjoy a slice of this delicious cake. But there are many other flavours to choose from, including chocolate, lemon, carrot, red velvet, and more. Some bakeries even offer a combination of flavours, such as vanilla and chocolate or chocolate and caramel. Sponge have taken it a step further with our sharing cake options, allowing everyone to have a slice of their favourite flavour at a party.

Next, you will need to consider the size of the cake. Celebration cakes come in a range of sizes, from small single-tiered cakes to large multi-tiered cakes. It is important to consider the number of guests you will be serving, as well as the space you have available for the cake, when choosing the size of the cake. We offer two sizes of cake, a cake for 8 or a cake for 16, our portion sizes are very generous, so they are likely to feed more than the recommended slices.

Another important factor to consider when ordering a celebration cake is the design. You may want to consider a design that matches the theme of the celebration, or choose a design that reflects the interests or personality of the person being celebrated. An easy way of creating a cake to suit a party theme or someone’s personality is with a photo cake. Photo cakes are ideal, all you need to do is upload a favourite photo and it will be printed on an edible icing disc and placed on top of your chosen cake. There is also the option of using a pre-designed topper and just adding some text to personalise it.

When it comes to the cake filling, there are many options to choose from. Popular fillings include fruit jams and preserves, and buttercream. We use flavoured buttercream in most of our cakes (or vegan buttercream for our vegan cakes), and occasionally jams depending on the flavour. We also have the option of pinata cake to add an extra surprise to the jubilations when the first slice is served.

Once you have decided on the flavour, size, and design of your celebration cake, it is important to place your order in advance. Many bakeries require a minimum of two to three weeks' notice for celebration cake orders, especially for large, elaborate cakes. However, Sponge is different, we offer next day delivery for most of our cakes, so if you have a cake emergency or need a quick turn-around cake, you just need to place your order by 3pm to get it the following day. It is also a good idea to consider any dietary restrictions or allergies for guests at your party; we are able to accommodate special requests such as gluten-free or dairy-free cakes, as we have several ranges available to suit your needs.

When it comes to the cost of the cake, it will depend on the size, design, and flavour of the cake. It’s important to stick to a budget wherever you can, and we like to ensure that there is an affordable option for everyone, so we have cakes available at various price points, to suit all of your requirements. From your favourite flavours to our customised photo birthday cakes, and everything in between, we make special celebration cakes that are budget-friendly.

In addition to the cake itself, you may also want to consider ordering additional items to complement the cake, such as candles, drinks, and balloons. These can be used to create a perfect party, no matter what the occasion is, or they will help make the perfect gift to send to someone special.

Finally, location is an important consideration to take on board. Transporting a celebration cake can be an interesting feat of engineering and logistics, especially the larger and more complicated they are. The issue with larger celebration cakes, particularly tall ones, is that they need to be well packaged and transported flat, to avoid collapse or movement. It takes a lot of practice to transport cakes; however, we’ve perfected our packaging, making it possible to even transport our wedding celebration cakes across the country. Our packaging keeps the cake safe and secure throughout transit making delivery possible nationwide all over the UK.


Whether you’re planning a party or just want to send a party in a box to someone you care about for a special occasion? There are a few things you’ll need, firstly cake – can you really celebrate without some yummy cake to enjoy? Then you’ll need drinks, a bit of fizz always goes down well. And, finally other items such as party poppers will really get things off with a bang.

If you’re looking for a complete package then you’ll love our celebration boxes.

Our Celebration Box is the perfect gift for birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions! You’ll find everything they’ll need to get the party started in one of these fantastic gift boxes.

These celebration packs come with two different drinks options - a mini bottle of Prosecco or two cans of Belvoir sparkling water - raspberry lemonade and elderflower presse. Also included are four delicious baby Sponge Cakes (a choice of traditional, quirky, gluten free or vegan), four party poppers, two party hats, two balloons, and a personalised greeting card.

Everything you need in one nice package to send to yourself, a friend, family member, or loved one for a special celebration.


Lynda S – 22/08/2023 - Celebration Box (Prosecco): “The young ladies (twin sisters) I sent these to were very impressed receiving these on getting their A level results.

Avril R – 25/07/2023 - Celebration Box (Prosecco): “The couple thought it was a lovely gift for their 25th wedding anniversary.

Kath L – 22/07/2023 - Celebration Box (Prosecco): “Added an additional touch to go with cakes makes the present extra special.

Jessica G – 22/07/2023 - Celebration Box (Prosecco): “Amazing gift for all occasion.

Nicole F – 09/07/2023 - Celebration Box (Belvoir): “Delivery was smooth and great communication. The gift arrived safely and greatly appreciated. The cakes were delicious, and they enjoyed the other celebration items in the box also. Well received.

Holly T – 14/06/2023 - Celebration Box (Belvoir): “Really nice idea, you get a bit of everything in the box!

Baby Sponge Cakes Options

Let’s talk a little bit more about the baby sponge options available in these fabulous boxes:

Traditional – Our traditional baby sponge option includes one of each of our delicious traditional baby sponge flavours: Lemon, Victoria, Coffee, and Chocolate.

Quirky – The quirky baby sponge option contains one of each of our scrumptious quirky baby sponge flavours; Carrot, Chocolate Orange, Bakewell, and Apple Crumble.

Gluten Free – Our Gluten Free Baby Sponge gift box includes one of each of our most popular gluten free flavours; Apple Crumble, Victoria, Carrot, and Chocolate.

Vegan – The Vegan Baby Sponge Gift box contains two of each of our yummy Vegan Baby Sponges; Vegan Chocolate and Vegan Carrot.

We’ve worked hard to create these fabulous boxes to ensure everyone can enjoy some delicious cake, whether they have special dietary requirements or not. And, to make sure they have the best time at their celebration no matter what the occasion is!


Free From Celebration Cakes

It’s not always easy to find a great celebration cake when you have a dietary requirement, that’s why you’ll be pleased to know that we provide a gluten free range of cakes perfect for any occasion! We put as much love and attention into making delicious gluten free cakes as we do into our standard range. When taste testing other gluten free cakes, we often found the options available were quite dry and crumbly. That’s why we were determined to make our gluten free range as delicious and moist as our standard range of cakes.

We have developed a great range of gluten free cakes which are ideal for any celebration! Here are just a few of our favourites that we think you’ll love. We offer cakes in all of the ranges shown above in gluten free, and vegan options so you’ll never be without a celebration cake on your special occasion.


Personalised Celebration Cakes

We have some great options when it comes to personalised cakes, you can create a custom cake by choosing or creating a cake topper to put on top of a cake. There are ready-made designs to choose from or you can create your own with our photo upload option.

Did you know we have personalisation items you can add to make your celebration cakes extra special? That’s right! Let’s start off with the essentials, if you’re sending someone a celebration cake as a present, you’ll want to pop in a card too! We have a great selection of cards for every occasion which you can add a personalised message to. And, there are candles and balloons to include as well.

Drinks are another great way to personalise celebration gifts, if you want to send someone their favourite tipple with a cake, there’s a wonderful selection of alcoholic drinks to add. These include Whiskey & Coke, Gin & Tonic, Prosecco, and more. Or, if soft drinks are more to their taste, we have a great selection of those too; Elderflower Presse, Fentimans Ginger Beer, Sparkling Raspberry, and others.

As a final touch to your celebration cakes, you can even pick from one of our wrapping paper options and get your gift wrapped.


We delivery our Celebration Boxes all over the UK. They are securely packaged in a robust box to keep all of the goodies inside safe and then are sent via courier. We can deliver them straight to the door the recipient anywhere in the UK, whether you’re looking for a Celebration box to be delivered to London, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Brighton & Hove, Norwich, Cardiff, or anywhere else in the UK, we can get it there.