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Fruit Cakes and Marzipan contain NUTS (Almonds)
If you, or a relative has a nut allergy PLEASE say so!
For sponge Wedding or Celebration Cakes I use a moist Victoria Sponge type cake base with marzipan and fondant icing; or no marzipan if you prefer. Alternatively, the marzipan base under the fondant can be substituted with either a mock marzipan or white/dark chocolate paste base, and even Chocolate Ganache. For carved Cakes, a moist dense sponge cake base is made for carved cakes requiring a lot of modelling.
All cakes are a minimum of four inches deep, all made of four layers of luxurious sponge, and filled twice with whipped vanilla butter cream and the centre with jam flavour of your choice, which holds its own when cutting, particularly for wedding cake portions. For chocolate cakes, White Belgian chocolate can be whipped into the buttercream to give that extra luxurious taste.
For those who prefer no icing or marzipan and who prefer just a butter cream icing coating, I make a Traditional Sponge, and the same recipe for Naked Cakes with no covering and just a dusting of icing sugar and some prefer fresh berries around the sides (subject to availability)
All sponge cakes are of 4 layers of sponge, filled three times, below are some suggestions:
Traditionally, a Wedding Cake sponge is Vanilla; you can also choose from Chocolate, Lemon, Orange, Carrot cake, Coffee, and more besides. The choice of flavoured sponges and fillings are left to your imagination………. !!!!
Lemon Velvet -
Amaretto de Saronno – traditional sponge cake laced with Amaretto liqueur and layered with Amaretto buttercream
Coffee & Walnut – Coffee cake four layers of sponge layers, filled with Coffee essence flavoured buttercream and chopped walnuts
Carrot Cake with chopped walnuts, spices, four layers of sponge filled with Orange flavoured buttercream and freshly squeezed orange juice
Traditional sponge – four layers of vanilla sponge filled three times with Vanilla and chopped walnut buttercream
Chocolate Cakes can be covered with chocolate fondant, chocolate buttercream or white or dark chocolate Belgian Ganache. Chocolate cakes could be decorated with:
Chocolate flavoured fondant Roses
Roses made with real chocolate
Cascading Luxury Belgian Guylain Chocolates
White or Dark Belgian Chocolate Cigarillos (pencils)
Some Sponge flavours may incur an additional ingredients cost.
Gateau Cakes for for Dessert: A Gateau cannot be stacked and are best displayed on one of my stepped cake stands
Chocolate Gateau – Five layers of moist chocolate sponge filled five times with whipped chocolate ganache or either dark chocolate ganache or white chocolate Ganache, Ganache outer coating, dressed with piped Ganache and berries (subject to seasonal availability)
Sachertorte – is a chocolate delicacy, a classic Austrian chocolate cake layered with Apricot Preserves, Glazed and sealed with Apricot Preserve to seal the cake before covering it with chocolate
Strawberry or Raspberry Gateau – Five layers of moist vanilla sponge, filled times with whipped Vanilla Buttercream, Strawberry or Raspberry Jam, dressed with buttercream covering, piped buttercream flowers and berries (subject to seasonal availability)
Other Gateau suggestions are:
Coffee and Walnut
Coffee and fresh Orange segments
Lemon with Lemon zest and lemon curd
Note: Some Sponge flavours may incur an additional ingredients cost
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