We had a Baker Days cake

We had a Baker Days cake

I had a very happy husband last week.  I hadn’t told him, but I had been offered a Baker Days cake to review and I picked one that had a Father’s Day theme, especially to cheer up my stressed hubby. He’s been working late recently and as we had no occasions coming up I thought I would pick an early present for him. He DID know that something was coming for him, though; so when it dropped in through the letter box, I was really excited for him to try it. 

Baker Days is an online cake company with a really innovative premise, you can order your cake online (with hundreds to choose from) and they deliver it to your house. They also have a “letterbox” cake which, as described, fits through your letter box; which means you don’t even have to wait in for it! I was a little concerned that sending a cake through Royal Mail would end in disaster. I had imagined it would be broken and possibly stale from how slow (and haphazardly) they take to deliver things. But I was wrong; when it arrived it was in perfect condition (even after the letterbox drop) and each cake comes sealed in a plastic packet to maintain freshness. I also loved the packaging; it arrived in a small box with some Love Hearts, a card and a special tin for the cake.

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What are the options?

They have four sizes to choose from, the 5-inch letterbox cake being the smallest all the way up to a 12-inch cake with a free helium balloon. The latter is about 40-55 portions so great for a big party. They are quite expensive, the 5-inch is £14.00 and the 12-inch is £57.99. They also offer cupcakes and personalised options on all the cakes, including chocolate sponge, gluten free and dairy free choices, along with personalised pictures and writing on the cakes. So there is plenty to choose from when you’re looking through the site.

Taste test.

We decided to split the cake in half and both review the taste together, there was no way I wasn’t trying a piece of this cake! It was moist and yummy, I had heard before from other bloggers that they found it dry; I wouldn’t agree with that as we both felt it was a fresh sponge. The letterbox cake didn’t include any buttercream, just the sponge and the icing. So I suppose this could be a reason for people feeling it was dry. It didn’t bother us, though.


Overall we really enjoyed it, in fact, we ate half each in one sitting like piggies! I would love to have another cake from them again in the future, I’m even considering one for my daughter’s first birthday in August. If you fancy trying one, I would definitely say they were nice. I like the fact that they are delivered to your door so you don’t have the worry of bringing home a massive cake in the car (if you were to order one of the bigger ones). Thanks, Baker Days for letting us try your cakes and for cheering up my husband.

I was given a cake in return for a review and giveaway. My opinions are my own (and my husband’s) and are honest. I would not compromise my integrity, I value my readers too much for that. 

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  1. June 3, 2016 / 10:21 am

    Yum, we did it for valentines day, it was yummy, only problem was it was too small! My favourite is chocolate cake xx

  2. sharon martin
    June 3, 2016 / 10:31 am

    mine is lemon cake

  3. Chrissie Curtis
    June 3, 2016 / 2:12 pm

    I love chocolate fudge cake!

  4. Tracey Peach
    June 3, 2016 / 2:46 pm

    Chocolate Fudge Cake YUM! 🙂

  5. Angela Treadway
    June 3, 2016 / 4:02 pm

    Victoria sponge x

  6. amy fidler
    June 3, 2016 / 6:44 pm

    Mines black forrest roulade or gateau x

  7. Hayley F
    June 3, 2016 / 7:05 pm

    Banana cake. Yum yum x

  8. Hazel Rea
    June 3, 2016 / 8:20 pm

    I love chocolate cake – covered in 85% dark chocolate!

  9. Charlotte Moore
    June 3, 2016 / 9:19 pm

    Chocolate fudge Cake

  10. Sue Price
    June 3, 2016 / 10:19 pm

    Mine is definitely lemon drizzle cake, so good! ☺️

  11. Jo Hutchinson
    June 3, 2016 / 11:00 pm

    I love chocolate fudge cake

  12. Laura Pritchard
    June 4, 2016 / 11:06 am

    Chocolate cake!

  13. Lynn Heath
    June 4, 2016 / 3:58 pm

    My favourite is chocolate fudge cake!!!!

  14. Kim Styles
    June 4, 2016 / 6:19 pm

    carrot cake for me too!

  15. jules eley
    June 4, 2016 / 8:32 pm

    red velvet 🙂

  16. claire woods
    June 4, 2016 / 9:44 pm

    Victoria sponge

  17. Nat thomason
    June 5, 2016 / 3:49 am

    Carrot cake

  18. Ruth Harwood
    June 5, 2016 / 9:28 am

    I love a nice piece of Red Velvet Cake xx

  19. Lynne Durkin
    June 6, 2016 / 8:55 pm

    Lemon Drizzle

  20. June 6, 2016 / 10:49 pm

    Chocolate cake is most definitely my favourite kind of cake but I do love lots of other flavours too.

  21. aj
    June 10, 2016 / 12:26 pm

    mine is carrot cake too!

  22. Melissa Red
    June 12, 2016 / 8:28 am

    I really love chocolate cake.

  23. Kat Lucas
    June 12, 2016 / 5:44 pm

    I love German Chocolate cake

    • June 12, 2016 / 8:16 pm

      I’ve never had this! *Goes to google to have a look*

  24. Nora
    June 12, 2016 / 7:22 pm

    I really love ginger cake.

  25. joanne casey
    June 13, 2016 / 8:56 am

    Lemon drizzle, without a shadow of doubt, yum yum x

  26. michelle o'neill
    June 14, 2016 / 4:03 pm

    coffee and walnut cake x

  27. Vickie Jackson
    June 15, 2016 / 8:34 am

    I have a weakness for carrot cake and chocolate fudge cake! Yummy

  28. Ally Webb
    June 15, 2016 / 9:30 am

    Coffee and walnut cake ticks all the boxes!

  29. Anthea Holloway
    June 15, 2016 / 10:33 am

    I love chocolate cake with a fudge filling!

  30. Sandra Jo Siddall
    June 15, 2016 / 4:33 pm

    I love Lemon Drizzle Cake ????

  31. Miss Tracy Hanson
    June 15, 2016 / 6:07 pm

    What? Just one? 🙂 If I had to pick JUST one, it’s coffee and walnut. 🙂 Do like a Victoria Sponge though as well.

  32. Adrian Bold
    June 15, 2016 / 8:13 pm

    Red Velvet Cake

  33. Ali Duke
    June 15, 2016 / 10:00 pm

    I love chocolate cake!! It is just the best !

  34. Helen A
    June 15, 2016 / 10:45 pm

    Lemon drizzle cake is my fave, with lots of lemon in it so it’s nice and tangy!

  35. Keith Hunt
    June 16, 2016 / 9:20 am

    Welsh Cakes

  36. julie kenny
    June 16, 2016 / 10:42 am

    I love carrot cake too – but my favourite is coffee cake x

  37. Jayne Kelsall
    June 16, 2016 / 10:54 am

    Got to be Chocolate Cake , yummy 🙂

  38. Kirsty Hosty
    June 16, 2016 / 3:38 pm

    I love Ginger Cake

  39. Natalie Crossan
    June 16, 2016 / 4:37 pm

    Victoria sponge x

    June 16, 2016 / 4:57 pm

    Coffee Cake yum Yum

  41. Stacy Fenemore
    June 16, 2016 / 5:47 pm

    same here carrot cake

  42. stephen smith
    June 16, 2016 / 8:18 pm

    a light fruitcake like manorhouse by kiplings or homemade vic sponge with lemon filling

  43. sarah rowland
    June 16, 2016 / 10:01 pm

    Carrot cake or my homemade banoffee cake

    June 16, 2016 / 10:48 pm

    I like chocolate guiness cake.

  45. Leanne Bell
    June 16, 2016 / 11:25 pm

    Chocolate fudge cake is my most favourite 🙂 x

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