Each month we feature a special cake, available for that month only.
January – Sticky gingerbread cake. Not your average gingerbread, it is dark, sticky, treacly, and gingery, topped with glistening thick white frosting and candied ginger. Perfect with a hot cup of tea on a cold January day.
Serves 12-14, $25
February – Chocolate layer cake. Layers of flourless chocolate cake, fresh strawberry mousse, topped with rich chocolate ganache. Gluten free.
Serves 6-8, $24
March – Hazelnut meringue cake. March calls for something a little bit special to honor Beth and Caroline’s birthdays. Layers of nutty, chewy meringue filled and topped with billowing chocolate cream and fresh raspberries. You deserve something this special too! Gluten free.
Serves 10-12, $42
April – Hot cross buns. These spiced, sweet, fruit-studded buns are traditionally served on Good Friday, but they are too delicious to eat on just one day, and so will feature as our cake of the month for April.
$22 per dozen
May – Madeira cake. A classic English sponge, delicately flavored with lemon and almond, topped with a lemon glaze – perfect for afternoon tea!
Serves 12-14, $20
June – Butterfly cakes. The English answer to the cupcake, also known as fairy cakes. The top of the cake creates the wings of the fairy, daintily held in place with vanilla raspberry buttercream swirls. Light and delicious, a perfect way to welcome summer.
$15 per dozen
July – Eton mess cake. A twist on the traditional Eton mess dessert. Fresh berries and crushed meringue folded into chantilly cream and sandwiched between layers of light vanilla sponge.
Serves 8-10, $32
August – Lemon and lavender cake. This cake is as flavorful as it is fragrant, the perfect cake for a summer’s day.
Serves 10-12, $30
September – Swiss Roll. A light, fatless English sponge cake, filled with black raspberry jam, rolled and dusted with fine baker’s sugar. Add whipped cream to your jam filling for an additional $2.
Serves 10-12, $12
October – Death by Chocolate. Moist chocolate sponge filled with whipped chocolate mousse, rolled into a roulade, and smothered with rich chocolate ganache. Gluten free.
Serves 10-12, $18
November – Parkin. A rustic sponge cake hailing from Northern England, flavored with oatmeal, dark treacle (molasses) & ginger. Traditionally eaten on Guy Fawke’s Night, November 5th.
Serves 16, $24
December – Mince pies. Get in the festive spirit with these traditional British Christmas treats. Sweet pastry filled with a mixture of dried fruits and spices called “mincemeat”.
$12 per dozen
A taste of traditional British desserts
Lemon tart – a sweet shortcrust pastry tart filled with a sharp and sweet lemon custard filling.
Serves 10-14, $34
Pavlova – a meringue-based dessert, topped with chantilly cream and fresh fruit.
Serves 12-16, $36.50
Treacle tart -shortcrust pastry with a thick filling of golden syrup (also known as light treacle), bread crumbs, and lemon juice and zest.
Serves 8-10, $35
Sticky toffee pudding with toffee sauce – a moist sponge cake made with finely chopped dates and covered in a rich toffee sauce.
Serves 12-16, $26.50
Banoffee pie – a buttery biscuit (cookie) based pie with toffee caramel filling and bananas, topped with whipped cream and a peppering of chocolate.
Serves 8-10, $42.50
Summer fruit pudding – a traditional dessert made of sliced white bread layered in a deep bowl with summer fruits, and soaked overnight.
Lemon cranberry bundt cake – zesty moist lemon bundt baked with cranberries and topped with a thick lemon glaze.
Serves 10-12, $28
Lemon raspberry, white chocolate bundt – zesty moist lemon bundt baked with raspberries and topped with white chocolate ganache.
Serves 10-12, $38
Toffee pecan bundt – a moist, sweet brown sugar cake full of toffee pieces and chopped pecans, topped with a thick caramel drizzle.
Serves 10-12, $45
Salted Caramel Apple Snickers Cake – three layers of moist spiced apple chocolate cake, with cream cheese caramel peanut butter frosting, drizzled with chocolate and a layer of caramel. Decorated with caramel apple slices and spun sugar.
Serves 20-24, $55
Red Velvet Cake – an American classic – it needs no introduction, decorated with cream cheese frosting.
Serves 10-12, $38
Macarons – sweet almond meringue based treat filled with flavored buttercream. Gluten free.
$18 per dozen
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