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Red Velvet Cake

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A red-velvet cake with deep-red sponge with chocolate notes and a vanilla butter icing, topped with a pretty red crumb.

Ingredients & Allergens


Cocoa powder close up
Beetroot- close up

What's in the mix?

Free range eggs, cocoa and beetroot powder and natural yoghurt create a striking deep red sponge. British butter and natural vanilla flavouring create a velvety buttercream. It is finished with a pretty red crumb on the top.

Red Velvet sponge filling close ups

Sumptuous Buttercream

A wonderfully thick layer or natural vanilla flavoured buttercream perfectly compliments the chocolate notes in the sponge.

Topped with red crumb

Swirled with natural yoghurt


Red velvet sponge cake cut out- side view

How do I look?

Our Red Velvet Cake has a striking deep-red Sponge with chocolate notes. It is held together and topped with a velvety vanilla buttercream filling and sprinkled with a pretty red crumb.

STORAGE - Please store me in an air-tight container in a cosy spot - I don't like being kept in the fridge. Can be frozen for up to 6 months.

How do I arrive?

Our sponge cakes are packaged in secure and robust packaging. The inner box is wrapped around the cake to securely hold it in place so the sides and top do not get damaged in transit. The box also includes a handy cutting guide! It is then put in a strong cardboard outer box for extra protection so it will arrive to you safely.

Line drawing of a cake
Product Serves Pack Weight Cake Diameter Cake Depth Ambient Shelf Life
Red Velvet for 8 8 1kg 17.00cm 8.00cm 10 days
Red Velvet for 16 16 1.7kg 24.00cm 8.00cm 10 days

Reviews

  • Jane M - 11/07/2020
    Red Velvet for 8
    Cannot recommend this company enough. I ordered the red velvet cake and can say it was probably the best I have tasted, so light. Delivery was on time and updates were frequent. Needless to say I will be ordering from you again.
  • Kath J - 07/07/2020
    Red Velvet for 16
    Perfect size, moist soft and springy , luscious texture. Filling just sweet enough but not sickly. Cuts very well and holds it shape. Family adored it!
  • Janette B - 06/07/2020
    Red Velvet for 8
    it was very well made, lovely texture, very fresh. the taste was superb.
  • Muhammad A - 05/07/2020
    Red Velvet for 8
    Good product, good service and they delivered on time and update me by email about my order and also delivery is traceable and price are very reasonable as compare to other online services
  • Dianne F - 02/07/2020
    Red Velvet for 8
    The sponge is lovely in appearance and delicious in taste according to the receiver, who is my boyfriend. The cake that is good for 8, had been shared by more than 8people, so it's really worth it.
  • Samantha T - 02/07/2020
    Red Velvet for 16
    This cake made my birthday! I love Red Velvet and this cake was wonderful.
  • Nicola C - 01/07/2020
    Red Velvet for 8
    Easy to order via the website. It arrived on time and it was absolutely delicious! Would definitely order again!
  • Seamus B - 30/06/2020
    Red Velvet for 8
    I ordered the red velvet cake for my wifes birthday. One of the nicest cakes I have had. Finished the last slice today 5 days after delivery and still fresh. Looking forward to the next order already
  • Beau C - 30/06/2020
    Red Velvet for 8
    Nice light sponge and creamy icing. I ordered the smaller size and would say that you would easily get 8 large slices out of it, if not more!
  • Rosa M - 29/06/2020
    Red Velvet for 16
    The red velvet cake for my daughters 21st birthday arrived on time and in perfect condition and looked amazing. The quality of the cake was perfect but the frosting/icing was not or did not taste at all like cream cheese which is the unique quality of red velvet cake which my daughter loves and who noticed straight away as it is her favourite. It simply tasted of beautifully of made vanilla butter icing so lost it’s unique taste attraction which is disappointing
  • Louise W - 28/06/2020
    Red Velvet for 8
    Fantastic service from start to finish, lovely light sponge, arrived on day the had chosen and stayed fresh for 7 days. Definitely will be recommending Sponge.co.uk and will be purchasing again.
  • F N - 27/06/2020
    Red Velvet for 8
    Really well received, great presentation, tasted good . Thanks
  • Roshelle Y - 23/06/2020
    Red Velvet for 8
    So I didn't want to order a birthday cake from a local supermarket but during lockdown, getting out and about is hard with two young children in toe. So I found this place with Google search and did it delivery! I ordered the cake on a specific date - the only down fall was I selected before 12o'clock and it come at 1 o'clock- not a great biggy. I ordered a 8 serving cake for a specific date, 2 candles for just over £21 which I thought was an amazing price! They even threw in some napkins, which I thought was a nice touch. The cake was amazing and the whole family loved it! 10 out of 10 from me. I will definitely consider ordering from here again and not rush to the supermarkets!
  • Christelle M - 23/06/2020
    Red Velvet for 16
    Sponge was moist and icing not too thick! Was fresh and the lasted for a few days after my boy’s birthday!
  • Lin C - 22/06/2020
    Red Velvet for 8
    I came to Holt a few years back and learned to make perfect sponge cakes. This cake was a special treat for our anniversary - it was so, so special. Utterly delicious, perfect texture and stayed moist for the 4 days we eked it out for - though I could have eaten it for breakfast, lunch and dinner And if you did low-calorie versions I'd be in Cake Club immediately.....just trying to think of a suitable excuse to order the 14 portion sharing cake - not that it would get shared!!
  • Jeri B - 22/06/2020
    Red Velvet for 8
    Beautiful cake. Worth every penny and really fast secure delivery.
  • Irene T - 22/06/2020
    Red Velvet for 8
    Moist yet fluffy! The cream was just perfection - not too buttery and not too sugary. The best red velvet I've tried.
  • Barbara H - 21/06/2020
    Red Velvet for 8
    Lovely moist and flavoursome cake. Plenty big enough for 8 portions or one huge slice for a pregnant woman with cravings!
  • Tina E - 19/06/2020
    Red Velvet for 8
    Light sponge lovely flavour arrived when it was suppose to overall excellent service
  • Janice M - 16/06/2020
    Red Velvet for 8
    Our granddaughter's favourite cake and therefore perfect for her 21st birthday, and to share with her two best friends. Thank you all!

Have you tried?

sugar, eggs, margarine (palm oil, rapeseed oil, salt, emulsifier E475, flavouring, sunflower oil, colours (curcumin, annatto), self raising flour (wheat flour, raising agents (sodium bicarbonate, mono calcium phosphate), calcium carbonate, iron, niacin, thiamin), butter (milk), cocoa powder, beetroot powder, natural yoghurt (milk), red colouring (E422 glycerol, E1520 Propylene glycol, E551, silicone dioxide, food colour E124, E129, natural vanilla flavour.

ALLERGENS IN BOLD. Made in a bakery which handles gluten, eggs, nuts, milk, soya & sulphites.

All of our cakes are baked in the same kitchen and although we do all we can to minimise the risk of cross-contamination we cannot 100% guarantee this.

  • Has Gluten containing cereals
    Contains Gluten
  • Contains Milk
    Contains Milk
  • Contains Eggs
    Contains Eggs
  • Suitable for Vegetarians
    Suitable for Vegetarians

Did you know?

Our red velvet cake with beetroot can be turned in to a delicious red velvet birthday cake with birthday cake toppers, numbered candles or even a fountain candle! Get your red velvet birthday cake delivery sorted - we have next day delivery available if you order by 2pm or choose your preferred delivery date using our calendar during checkout!

Order and extra special cake with dazzling colour for any special occasion! Want to know more about the Red Velvet cake and where it originated from? Then check out our blog post on red velvet!

Accompany this delicious cake with a hot or cold drink to make it extra special, such as hot chocolate, tea, coffee, G&T, lemonade, whisky and coke and more! Add a mini bottle of Prosecco if you are celebrating a special occasion.

How about a red velvet cake as a wedding cake, for something a bit different? We do a whole selection of wedding cakes which can be in any flavour of your choice, so why not add this one as well for you wedding guests to enjoy.

Our Red Velvet cake also comes as a baby sponge as well. When ordering a baby sponge selection, why not add a red velvet one to the mix as well!

Our cakes can be and have been delivered all over the UK, from Bristol, Liverpool, Norwich, Northern Ireland and more! They are sent directly to your door and if you order before 2pm there’s next day deliveryavailable! Have your red velvet sponge cake sent to you, or to a friend or relative for a wonderful surprise.

Most of our Sponges don’t make it to the freezer but this is good to know!  You can even freeze our red velvet cake for up to 6 months - either whole in the original packaging straight away or you can wrap and freeze some slices you have left. Don't ever let your Sponge Cake go to waste! Once you’re ready to eat more, just place your whole cake or a slice in a nice cosy spot and make sure it’s warmed up to room temperature; the ideal temperature for serving.

STORAGE - Please store me in an air-tight container in a cosy spot - I don't like being kept in the fridge.