Carrot Cake

A definite favourite with customers. This two tier cake is packed with texture and flavour: grated carrots, sultanas, walnuts and a hint of cinnamon……

Piping!

When I started Cakes Simply, my ethos was to keep it simple! However, I find myself straying into unfamiliar territory with piping bags and nozzles, squirting butter icing into fancy swirls (and some not so fancy!) and only this week I sold my first cake with a covering of fondant icing. Now, that’s another experience…

Cupcakes

More popular recently has been the request for cupcakes: a light, delicate sponge encased in a pretty paper case, topped with your favourite swirl of butter icing. And then the final touch of glamour on the top could be a shard of chocolate sprayed with edible gold, fresh strawberries dipped in chocolate, a rice paper…

Wedding Cakes

I have to be honest and say that to make my first wedding cake was a huge undertaking! I had sleepless nights and sweaty palms for months leading up to the big day! – BUT….it was all worthwhile. I was lucky enough to be invited to the occasion and was very relieved, having constructed the…

Cake Simply’s New Branding

I am very excited about Cakes Simply’s new branding designed by Leah Duery, a graduate in graphic design. She has done an amazing job for us.The logo and images she has created encapsulate all that Cakes Simply stands for, with simplicity in mind: good homemade cakes; all about the creation of the best flavour and texture…

Triple Chocolate Brownies

The most incredible chocolate sensation… Made with plain chocolate with white and milk chocolate chunks distributed through the mix. The shiny crackled top adds to the lustrous look of these delectable naughty squares of delight. You may be able to tell that I love these chocolate brownies. Don’t take my word for it…..try them for…

Cherry and Coconut Sponge.

You can’t beat a fresh slice of sponge cake with your afternoon cup of tea. Rather than the traditional Victoria sponge, this cake offers a slice of tropical indulgence topped with little jewels of sweetness. A deep sponge cake, packed with the tropical flavour and texture of dessicated coconut. The middle is a combination of…

Fresh Orange and Cranberry Xmas Loaf

For those of you who don’t like chocolate yule log…. A fresh orange and cranberry loaf topped with fresh orange and cream cheese frosting, simply decorated with orange rind and a  few dried cranberries. Facebook review: “We’ve just sampled the most delicious Fresh Orange and Cranberry cake from Cakes Simply! Topped off with an amazing…

Quarter Cake Subscription Offer

If you are having trouble knowing what to buy your loved one, how about a Quarter Cake Subscription from Cakes Simply?! 1 Quarter Cake Surprise per month  delivered to their front door in the area of: Pontyclun ~ Miskin ~ Talbot Green ~ Llantrisant Just £30 for 6 months or £60 for 12 months! Voucher supplied….

Victoria Sandwich

  A traditional choice among fellow cake fans. According to Good Housekeeping the Victoria Sandwich has been the biggest cake seller at National Trust tearooms around the country. It has also been said that it’s the Queen’s favourite! The Cakes Simply victoria sponge consists of a deep, vanilla sponge cake which is light and softly…

Christmas Chocolate Yule Log

Yes, incredibly we are approaching Christmas!! My order book for Christmas is fast filling up. If you would like to try my homemade yule log then please let me know as soon as possible.   Using a cocoa rich, chocolate sponge recipe my yule log is then generously filled and lovingly coated with a fudgy…