Birthday Cakes

celebration cakes

Make a special occasion in to a delicious personalised memory with Vanilla Pod. We will be happy to help you create a culinary delight, designed specifically for your day. Feel free to be as adventurous as you like, or alternatively, keep it elegant and simple. We have designed and created cakes and cupcakes for a wide variety of events, including;

  • Birthdays
  • Anniversaries
  • Corporate Events
  • Engagements
  • Graduations
  • Baby Showers/Hen Do’s
  • Sorry Cakes!
  • I love you
  • New baby
  • Welcome
  • Goodbye and good luck


We love experimenting with different taste combinations. All cakes can be covered in a frosting or buttercream of your choice or alternatively a delicious fondant in a complimentary shade. As well as a traditional brandy soaked fruit cake, we also love to work with a variety of sponge flavourings;

Sponge Flavours

  • Orange Sponge with Orange zest buttercream and Orange curd
  • Chocolate sponge with chocolate buttercream filling or Ganache
  • Madagascan vanilla sponge with raspberry jam & vanilla buttercream filling
  • Lemon sponge with lemon buttercream filling Lemon curd
  • Carrot cake sponge with zesty lime cream cheese filling
  • Coffee Sponge with Espresso Coffee buttercream

Initial information we will want on first contact

  • When do you need it for?
  • How many people do you need to feed?
  • Fruitcake/sponge/chocolate cake/other?
  • What ideas for design do you have in mind?
  • What phone number/email can I call you back on?

Feel free to email this and any other information you think might be relevant to us and we’ll aim to get back to you within 24 hours. Alternatively, feel free to call us on 07758 257650.

Portion Guide

Cake Size Estimated Serving
Sponge Fruit
6″ Round 13-17 18-22
6″ Square 12-15 25-30
7″ Round 20-24 33-38
8″ Round 28-32 40-45
8″ Square 25-30 45-50
9″ Round 33-37 55-60
10″ Round 43-47 65-70
10″ Square 40-45 85-90
11″ Round 63-67 93-98
12″ Round 63-67 100-105
12″ Square 65-70 120-125

Order Payment Terms

A deposit of £10 is required to save the date in my Cake Calendar. Our celebration cakes start from as little as £45.00 or approximately £2.00 per cup cake + packaging.