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Christmas Cake Gift Guide 2023

Your complete guide to our Christmas Cakes this year

Ho, ho, ho! The jolly red man will be visiting us all soon – Christmas is coming, and we’re so excited! Christmas is such a magical time of year for many, whether you’ve got young children who love waiting for Father Christmas to come down the chimney. Or whether you just value this time of year as you’re able to gather all of your closest loved ones around to spend a day together celebrating the festivities.

It comes around so quickly every year. The time just seems to be flying once again. And it also means it’s time to yourself and your family to some delicious treats on Christmas Day!

We have a great range of Christmas food gifts available for Christmas 2023 that will put a smile on their face and that suit all budgets. And for certain items you can even get them gift wrapped! So, you don’t even need to worry about that. Check out our Christmas Gift Guide for 2023:


Christmas Cake Flavours

We have a wonderful Christmas Cake range – there's something for everyone this year:

Christmas Pinata Cake - This decadent Red Velvet Snowball Cake has four layers of rich red velvet sponge and velvety smooth vanilla buttercream. It is smothered all over with white chocolate buttercream and white chocolate flakes to create a stunning snowball effect. Inside, we’ve hidden a treat to wow the whole family; red, green, white, and gold chocolate beans. Perfect as the treat to enjoy with your favourite drink or as dessert after your festive meal. Comes with festive Christmas Tree topper.

Spiced Orange and Cranberry Cake - Due to popular demand our Spiced Orange & Cranberry Sponge has returned once again, to be enjoyed by all! Delicious whole cranberries are baked into the sponge along with free range eggs, natural orange flavouring, warming mixed spices, ginger and cloves. Fresh orange juice is drizzled on top with crunchy Demerara sugar. And it’s available as a gluten free cake as well!

Mince Pie Cake - A Sponge with fruity mincemeat baked into it, along with mixed spice and brown sugar. It's sandwiched together with a white as snow vanilla buttercream and topped with more vanilla buttercream and a festive crumble. Enjoy a wedge with a Christmas tipple or a cup of tea over the festive season! And if you’re gluten free, we’ve created a gluten free version too.

Christmas Sharing Sponge - This cake contains four different flavours with four wedges of each Christmas special - Mince Pie, Spiced Orange & Cranberry, Sticky Toffee and Pumpkin Spiced Latte. It's perfect for feeding a group where everyone likes different flavours (and to avoid any Christmas arguments!) or it's ideal if you want to sample a few of our flavours in one go...


New Christmas Cakes for 2023

We’ve been working in the background to bring you some fabulous new cakes to make it a merry Xmas for many households across the UK. Here are some of the new products available for delivery in the run up to Christmas 2023.

Fully Iced Christmas Cake - Indulge in the timeless delight of our Classic Christmas Cake—bursting with luscious fruits, infused with French brandy and covered in natural marzipan and fondant icing. Only tied with a festive red ribbon, we leave you to unleash your creativity and personalise with your own decoration.

Baby Baubles – We’ve created a new way to adorn your Christmas Tree this year. Take your edible Xmas tree decorations to the next level by hanging some of these mini sponge cakes on it rather than chocolates. These baby sponges look so cute on a tree this time of year (even if we do say so ourselves), we’re sure the whole family will love them. And they are available in traditional, and quirky flavours, as well as gluten free, and vegan options.

Secret Sponge – Not sure what to get your Secret Santa, or just want to send someone a mystery Christmas gift to make them smile? Send them a Secret Sponge. This year we want to help you make as many people jolly as possible. It's completely anonymous, leaving the recipient feeling cherished and curious. Whether for a friend, loved one, or secret admirer, the Secret Sponge Letterbox Gift is the sweetest way to spread happiness incognito. Make their day special this Christmas with this secret gift. You get a card to pop your mystery message in, and choose two slices of cake as well.


Christmas Cake Toppers

If you have not seen but we have a great selection of festive cake topper designs to choose from to go on top of either a Victoria Sponge cake or a Chocolate Cake! Easily add a splash of festivity to one of these sponges this Christmas. Super for all Christmas parties, celebrations and presents, to make everyone smile.

If you’re struggling to decide what to get your friends and family members for Christmas, then how about sending them a delicious cake with one of our festive cake toppers! Our cakes offer a great option for a Christmas present, and with an excellent choice of topper designs too, creating the perfect present for someone special.


Christmas Letterbox Gifts

Another great Christmas gift that we have on offer is our Christmas Cake Cards! The perfect sized gift for anyone to enjoy, and with a vast selection of Christmas cards designs to choose from, there is something for everyone. After choosing your festive card front, then you can add either one or two slices of cake, or add one of our gift slices. Gift slices include festive socks, lights, and treats as well. The perfect letterbox gifts! Not as mysterious as the Secret Sponge but still a delicious way to make their day.


Personalised Christmas Gifts

Our cakes are perfect for a Christmas present and along with this we have extras to make it even better. You can add a Christmas greeting card along with a sponge order to write a message for someone special to wish them a merry Christmas. You can even add a tipple to your order to complete it! With choice of prosecco, mini baileys, gin and tonic, whiskey and coke and much more.


Sponge Club for Christmas

If you’ve got lots of Sponge Christmas gifts to send to your loved ones, then our Sponge Club is ideal for you. Save lots of money on delivery by joining the club! You’ll get exclusive discounts on items such as greetings cards and other personalisation options. Free standard delivery, and 20% off of the price of Cake Cards. All of this and more for just £2.99 per month, or £10 for the year.


Christmas Cake Delivery

We can deliver these delicious Christmas treats to you or your loved ones, straight to the door. All of our Christmas gift range is available for delivery across the UK, so whether you’re looking for a treat to have at your home, or are looking for a food gift to send to someone else, we can deliver them. Whether you are looking for a Christmas cake to be delivered in Scotland, or want to send a Christmas letterbox gift to be delivered to your friend in Cornwall, we deliver all of our Cakes, Cake Cards, and Brownies across the UK.

As we all know, delivery companies get extremely busy in the run up to the festive season, so we do recommend you select your delivery date for a few days before the last Christmas delivery date. We want everyone to have a happy Christmas, and this helps to avoid any disappointment.

You can select a specific date from our handy calendar in the check out, and if you want it to be delivered in time for Christmas Day. Don’t worry our cakes stay fresh for up to 10 days in their sealed packaging so your Christmas delights will still be delicious on Christmas Day!

Cakes can be frozen for up to 6 months, so if you want to be cautious and order your cake in advance then just pop them in the freezer in their packaging. Then take them out a day or two in advance so that they are at room temperature before the big day.