Flavours & Ingredients
Flavour is as important to me as decoration and I want a cake that looks good to taste good too.
I use the best ingredients which include free range eggs, unwaxed lemons, vanilla extract, Green & Blacks Cocoa Powder, real Belgian chocolate and sieved Bon Maman fruit conserves.
I bake all my cakes, make the buttercreams/frostings and chocolate ganache.
The majority of cake tiers have a minimum depth of 4". All sponge cakes are cut into layers and then filled with the complimentary fillings detailed below before.
With decorated iced cakes, the sponge is covered with a layer of chocolate ganache before the final coating of icing.
SPONGE CAKE FLAVOURS
If there's a flavour not listed, I'll be happy to source and make it for you wherever possible
vanilla sponge with strawberry conserve & vanilla buttercream
or with raspberry conserve, raspberry liqueur & vanilla buttercream
chocolate sponge with chocolate buttercream
covered with Belgian chocolate ganache (optional)
lemon sponge with fresh lemon stock & lemoncurd buttercream
Baileys sponge with Baileys buttercream
chocolate orange sponge & buttercream with fresh tangy orange
covered with orange chocolate ganache (optional)
very moist with citrus syrup, rum soaked raisins, walnuts & coconut
red velvet sponge with whipped vanilla buttercream
roasted hazelnut sponge with hazelnut liqueur & praline buttercream
lime sponge and buttercream with white rum & fresh mint
coffee sponge (chopped walnuts optional) & coffee buttercream
chocolate sponge with black cherry conserve, Kirsch & whipped vanilla buttercream
Some cakes contain alcohol which enhances the flavour - for example hazelnut liqueur with hazelnut cake, raspberry liqueur with vanilla raspberry sponge, rum with carrot cake - if you'd rather not have alcohol, it can be omitted
My rich fruit cakes include raisins, sultanas, currants, cherries, apricots, almonds and candied peel (optional) with VSOP brandy or Couvoisier Cognac.
I normally like to bake fruit cakes 3 months in advance so they have time to mature nicely.
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I can supply nut free, gluten free, dairy free, alcohol free and organic cakes
please ask for details