Cakes for all Occasions
We bake cakes for all occasions! Celebrate with one of our distinctive and delicious cakes, from a cupcake tower, a tiered creation or a novelty cake, we have a cake for every occasion.
Our designs can be viewed in our galleries under Browse Cakes and please use the search box underneath on the left if you're looking for a particular design i.e. football, unicorn, vintage.
Round Jam & Cream Sponge Birthday Cakes
7" (8-10 portions) - from £17.00
8.5" (12 portions) - from £23.00
Square Angel cake (Pink & White) Sponge Birthday Cakes
7x7" (18 portions) - from £28.00
9x8" (25-30 portions) - from £40.00
14x9" (40 portions) - from £60.00
16x11" (60 portions) - from £80.00
Mini 2 Tier (7" & 5" 25/30 portions) - from £55.00
2 Tier (10" & 6" 45/50 portions) - from £90.00
3 Tier (10" 7" 5" 60 portions) - from £120.00
We also make larger cake sizes than this. Please call if you require a bigger size.
What types of sponge/fillings are used for celebration cakes?
Our square cakes and novelties are made in our famous Genoese Sponge - Angel Cake (pink & white). The middle is filled with strawberry flavoured jelly and filling cream.
Please note some novelties are made with Madeira/Chocolate (see description or enquire).
Our 7" and 8.5" round sponges are two layers and have mixed fruit jam and filling cream in the middle.
Chocolate sponges are filled with chocolate flavoured filling cream.
Our fresh cream 7" and 8.5" round sponges are filled in the middle with fresh cream and mixed fruit jam.
Square fresh cream sponges are three layers of Swiss Roll filled with strawberry jelly and fresh cream. Please note, fresh fruit can be added at an additional cost.
Egg free sponges are two layers filled with strawberry flavoured jelly and filling cream.
Egg free, fresh cream sponges are three layers with strawberry jelly and fresh cream.
Please note our cakes and cookies contain E numbers due to the icing used. E124, E104, E129, E122, E102, E110 may have an adverse effect on activity and attention in children.
Do you make egg free cakes?
Yes. We make egg free sponges which can also be fresh cream at an extra cost. For prices please call the bakery on 01604 458555.
How long in advance do I need to place an order?
Three days notice is required for sponge and chocolate cakes, cupcakes and fresh cream cakes. We do have spare cakes which you can buy on the day and take away with you; however it cannot be guaranteed that we have the size/decorations that you require.
Please note that at busy periods, we may not be able to make cakes at such short notice so please order as far in advance as possible to avoid disappointment.
If you would like handmade models on your cake, a minimum of 1 week notice is required to enable the models to set.
During summer months we recommend giving minimum 2 weeks notice for novelty cakes & cakes with handmade models as these slots get booked up very quickly.
Can I have a photo put on my cake?
Edible images can be put on almost any of our cakes. We can scan and print any photograph or image. Whenever an image is scanned and printed, the quality deteriorates so make sure you give us the best quality pictures you can.
If you wish to supply a digital picture, we only accept jpg or Bitmap images. This can be sent via facebook or email, quote the reference number provided when booking.
Do you require a deposit for my celebration cake?
A 50% deposit is required to confirm your booking. Without a deposit or full payment, there is no order. Payments can be made by cash or debit/credit card over the phone or by popping into the bakery.
Can I cancel my order once it has been placed?
You may cancel your order once it has been placed however there is a minimum 20% cancellation fee and a full refund will not be possible. More details can be found in the Refunds/Cancellation section of our Terms and Conditions.
Can I place an order over the phone?
You may place an order over the phone but you will need a debit/credit card in order for us to receive a deposit.
Can I change my order once it has been placed?
Late amendments to orders are often possible and every effort will be made to accommodate changes however this cannot be guaranteed.
Where should I keep my cake whilst travelling to the venue/home?
In the car, the cake needs to be placed in the boot or in the foot well, NOT on the seat or on a passenger's lap as this can tilt the cake sideways causing it to slide.
When carrying the cake, you must hold it as flat as possible in both hands, without pushing against the sides or the top of the box. You must not put the cake in a carrier bag as this can squash the cake and cause it to slide. Please see Terms & Conditions for further details. We will not be responsible for any faults or damage to cakes where it has been placed in unsuitable conditions or has not been handled with attention and care.
Where should I keep my cake once collected?
All cakes should be stored in a cool, dark place on a flat sturdy surface. Never put cakes in the fridge other than fresh cream cakes.
We do not recommend keeping cakes in the car or garage etc overnight as temperature changes can affect the finish and taste of the cake.
Sponge and chocolate cake will keep for 3-5 days after collection if covered. Fruit cake will last perfectly well for months.
Cupcakes, Fresh cream & gluten free sponges are best eaten the day of or the day after collection.
Allergies & Intolerances Food Information
Before ordering please ask if you need information on the ingredients in our cakes.
Our cakes contain dairy, gluten (wheat) eggs and possible other allergens (depending on flavour). Although our cakes do not contain nuts they are in an environment that handles nuts.
We make cakes that have no gluten ingredients, however these are made in a non-gluten free environment so may not be suitable for coeliacs. Appropriate measures are in place to avoid contamination with gluten however there is not a designated area.
Egg free cakes can be made on request.
We cannot guarantee that cakes will not contain trace amounts of these ingredients.
Gardners Bakery Ltd accepts no liability for customers suffering allergic reactions from eating our cakes, it is the responsibility of the customer to make sure we are aware of any special dietary requirements.
We stock boards and boxes as well as sugarpaste in a variety of colours. We also have food colouring, cutters, candles, toppers and many more!
We stock lots of candles!