CAKE CARE

A simple guide with useful tips to help you get the most from your cakes. Please contact us if you would like some more in-depth details on shelf life, display and storage. You can also download our cake care guide as a PDF.


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Cake Care

  • Keep cake box the right way up.
  • Put the box in the fridge or freezer until you’re ready to use it.
  • Cakes will keep for a minimum of 5 days in the fridge or 3 days ambient display.
  • With good care most cakes will last much longer than this.

Cake Cutting

  • Cakes are best cut chilled and most cakes can be cut frozen for a super neat slice.
  • Use a big sharp knife and cut along the markings at a right angle.
  • It helps to stand square to the cake. Don’t cut in a lazy fashion. Odd sizes aren’t cool.
  • Make sure you wipe your knife between cuts.
  • Please take care to avoid cross contamination of allergens.
  • Always use a clean knife for cutting different cakes and separate serving utensils.

How to cut an unmarked cake

  • Gizzillionaire Cake is best cut at room temperature
  • Use a paper towel or a tea towel to dab off any moisture on top.
  • Use a sharp knife to pre-mark 16-18 slices. Follow your markings to cut the cake.
  • Wipe the knife clean in between cuts.

Cakes As Desserts

  • Try the Raspberry & White Chocolate Frangipane Cake with double cream. To really make it pop you could add fresh raspberries.
  • Serve the Lemon Polenta & Pistachio Cake with crème fraîche for an uplifting dessert. Looking to make it really pop? Sprinkle some more crushed pistachios on top.
  • Serve the Lumberjack Cake hot along side custard for a comforting pudding. Add a sliced Medjool Date to make things fancy.
  • Warm up the Almond Brownie and pair with clotted cream for an indulgent dessert. To really amp things up, scatter some toasted flaked almonds on top.
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