Meet Julie – the face of Julie’s Cake in a Box!

I thought it was time to do something I don’t like very much. That is writing about myself!! So, here goes, it’s time to meet Julie, the person behind the cakes at Julie’s Cake in a Box. From where it all started, to where I am now……. Here I am, on the left, hating every […]

When is a cake not a cake?

When it looks like something else!! Although technically, it is still a cake!! So, what do I mean?? Well, a cake that doesn’t look like a cake, is often called an ‘ILLUSION CAKE’. An illusion cake is a cake that looks ‘anything but a cake,’ as the Bake Off judges put it. … And because an illusion cake needs to look as […]

The Evolution of Cake

Let’s start with a brief history of cake – where did it all begin? Did you know…the word cake, dates back to the 13th century. It is derived from the old Norse word of ‘kaka’. The first cakes date back to ancient times, but these had more of a bread-like texture, sweetened with honey, with […]