Carrot Cake ~ £17.60

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

Cakes Decorated Using Fresh Flowers

So, since I started experimenting with a piping bag , requests from customers have become more daring and thrilling in the Cakes Simply kitchen! The latest exciting new technique is using flowers to give each special cake a final flourish: making each cake individual and bespoke to the person receiving the cake for their special…

Cake Photoshoot ~ Where next?

I just had to write a blog about my recent cake photoshoot, so I could share lots of the photos with you! Firstly, I got to bake any cakes I wanted to bake! ~ My favourite cross-section! Heaven! Secondly, I got to meet photographer Sam McCarthey. I highly recommend him if you are looking for…

Vegan Cakes ~ from £13.50

I have increasingly been asked about vegan cake options over the last year or so, which I guess should come as no surprise with our population turning more towards plant based products and sustaining our world’s resources. So I want to share with you a few of my tried and tested vegan options. A long…

Welsh Cakes By Post! ~ £15

I am so excited to be able to offer our first cakes by post! WELSHCAKES! – with sultanas, chocolate chips or cranberries for a Christmas twist! Let’s share a bit of love at this uncertain time. Would your friends or loved ones, wherever they may be in the UK, enjoy a tasty traditional welshcake? It…

Christmas 2022

To help you celebrate this Christmas and make it special, without having to do all the work yourself, we are offering a short menu of options that have proved very popular over the years we have been trading. Chocolate Yule Log £14.00 Or try a twist on the idea: Chocolate / Orange Yule Log £15…

Vegan Chocolate Sponge ~ £13.50

Since introducing my vegan chocolate sponge recipe I have found it to be a best seller. To make this deliciously chocolatey cake it uses an oil based recipe. The ingredients are all vegan approved and I have even discovered vegan chocolate buttons to help decorate this cake into the Cakes Simply style. One I made…

New Skills ~ 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 ~ £2 each, or 6 for £10

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…