Allergies and dietary requirements
Most of our recipes do contain wheat, gluten, dairy and eggs.
Most recipes do not contain nuts (except for our standard fruit cake recipe which contains ground almonds). However, all our cakes are prepared in a kitchen where nuts are used, so unfortunately we cannot guarantee our products will not contain traces of nuts.
If you require any information regarding allergens or other dietary requirements, please just ask when placing your initial enquiry and we will be happy to specify the relevant details of the product you are ordering.
Number of servings
Where we state the number of servings a cake may provdie, we work this out based on the following portion sizes:
- Fruit cake: 1 serving = 1” x 1”
- Sponge cake: 1 serving = 1” x 2”
Please bear in mind that stacked and tiered cakes, which require dowelling for support may, as a result of the dowel holes, yield slightly fewer portions.
Our cakes and goodies are best enjoyed as soon as possible after purchase while they are still deliciously fresh, but here is a general guide for correct storage and average shelf-life of our products:
Cakes and cupcakes
Best eaten straight away but should happily keep in an airtight container for 2-3 days.
Ideally to be kept at room temperature unless otherwise stated. You will be informed when you order if any of your chosen products require refrigeration.
DO NOT put any cake with fondant or sugarpaste topping/covering in the fridge; the humidity will cause the icing to sweat and most likely ruin the decoration.
Will keep for about a week in an airtight container (but we’d be very surprised if you manage to make them last that long!)
Uniced, wrapped and in an airtight container, traditional fruit cakes should last for up to two years. Iced cakes should still keep for several months.
Should keep for aabout a weeek. Can be kept at room temperature, or refrigeration is recommended in warmer weather if the ambient temperature is likely to cause the chocolate to melt.
Should keep in an airtight container at room temperature for at least 2-3 days.