Fabric cake!

Hey Denyse Schmidt fans- check out this cake!

This cake is by Baker Days, they offered me a free letterbox cake in order for a review. Not one to turn down cake(!), I said yes!

At Baker Days you can personalise designs for all occasions and upload your own photos which are then printed on a cake of your choice. I thought a fabric cake would be a lovely gift for a fellow sewer, a close-up of a quilt block would look stunning too! I chose to photograph some of my Flea Market Fancy fabric- the colours are reasonably accurate, the orange looks a bit dirty on these photos- it’s actually much better in real life.

The letterbox cake starts at £14.99 for a madeira sponge which seems like quite a lot for such a small cake (it’s about the size of a side plate and shallow so that it fits through the letter box as the name would suggest). However this does include first class UK delivery (which was pretty speedy- I sent off my photo and the cake arrived 2 working days later), careful packaging, a lovely tin, a notecard with your chosen gift message and even some balloons and streamers! If you pay a bit extra, other cake flavours are available including chocolate chip.

I must admit, it was pretty tasty- the sponge is, well, spongy, and the jam and slight butter cream used to attach the icing to the top is nice too. And because it’s not a massive cake you don’t feel guilty about eating half in one sitting….

For more information, go to www.bakerdays.com

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4 Comments

  1. Posted October 3, 2012 at 12:40 pm | Permalink | Reply

    Oh my goodness!! That is so cool 🙂 I can’t bake so I’ll remember this for birthdays!! I can think of so many fun ideas for the kids!

  2. buntyw
    Posted October 3, 2012 at 1:58 pm | Permalink | Reply

    Wow! how fantastic! and it tasted good too!!

  3. Posted October 3, 2012 at 2:20 pm | Permalink | Reply

    Oh wow! That is amazing….thanks for the great review!

  4. Posted October 4, 2012 at 10:48 am | Permalink | Reply

    Yum, that looked good enough to eat! Ange x

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