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8-14th May is Coeliac Awareness Week

4 May 2017

8-14th May is Coeliac Awareness Week

Fortunately, The Handmade Cake Company is on hand with a wide range of truly delicious Coeliac UK approved Gluten Free cakes, many of which have won Great Taste Awards! 

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New Large Scones Range

5 April 2017

New Large Scones Range

Quintessentially British, Simple & Delicious!

Sweet or savoury, we're delighted to be able to offer something for every scone lover with our NEW range of Large Scones...

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Harvest Apple & Blackcurrant Cake - (New Recipe)

8 February 2017

Harvest Apple & Blackcurrant Cake - (New Recipe)

Two years ago, this delightful cake was recognised with a Great Taste Award! This year, we've made it even better! We've spruced up our spicy apple cake with a mouthwatering layer of buttercream and blackcurrant jam! Now resist that?!!

NEW Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

21 March 2016

NEW Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

OUT NOW, our NEW gluten free Chocolate Cake. A light, gluten free sponge, filled with a layer of chocolate buttercream icing and chocolate chips, topped with more chocolate buttercream icing. Warmed up, it's lovely as a dessert.  

 

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New Earl Grey & Blackcurrant

16 February 2016

New Earl Grey & Blackcurrant

Our product development team have been working hard on some more unusual cakes to complement the classics. Perfect with a reviving cuppa, this is a light golden sponge with English Tea and Bergamot flavouring, laced with sultanas (infused with Earl Grey tea) and iced with a creamy buttercream and a sharp blackcurrant jam. 

New Hummingbird Cake

4 February 2016

New Hummingbird Cake

Rumor has it, this crowd-pleasing cake got its name because every bite makes you hum with delight! Originating in the American South, the recipe has been passed down through many generations. 

Our Hummingbird cake is a mouth-wateringly moist, spiced banana sponge filled with pecans and pineapple pieces, and generously topped with pecan-loaded icing…. Delicious!

Cinnamon Swirl

11 January 2016

Cinnamon Swirl

We're excited to introduce this latest addition to the traybake range. All butter vanilla and cinnamon sponges, swirled together with juicy sultanas, topped with crunchy sugar pieces and drizzled with a fondant icing. 

Pistachio & Rose Cake

8 December 2015

Pistachio & Rose Cake

A real show stopper! The moist pistachio sponge is topped with a delicate pink rose flavoured buttercream icing, and scattered with dried red rose petals and nibbed pistachio nuts. Looks fantastic and tastes great too!