Baker Days: Letterbox Cake Review

20 Sep 2012

Small enough to slip through a letterbox, but large enough to celebrate the big occasions 

I buy all my greeting cards online and prefer to personalise them, and send them directly to the recipient, without having to leave the house. But I've often wondered ' wouldn't it be great if you could slip a cake through a letterbox like you can with a card!? ' without leaving the house, it could be a perfect remedy for last minute gift/cake buying?! Turns out Baker Days have done just that! Yay!  


Courtesy of Baker Days I was sent the letterbox cake that I personalised via the online store options, the cake had arrived through the letterbox, my postman, decided to attach the small sturdy A5 box with a pile of letters with an elastic band. Here I began to think the cake could arrive a little roughhoused, but my fear was completely unfounded. The cake arrived, well packaged in a pretty stripey tin, along with some fun party goodies seen above.  


I chose the all congratulations perfect evening cake, with Madeira sponge, once I sampled the cake it tasted lovely light and moist, beneath the not too sweet and sickly icing, better than most store buy products, it is large enough to serve 3-4 people at a push.

Above all, I am impressed with the surprise factor this gift would bring. No one in their right mind would assume a personalised cake along with balloons, candles, card and tooter could arrive through the letterbox along with their letter bills and correspondence.... until now! I give my hyena howl of approval :) 

14 Comments:

  1. How adorable! I really like this idea. It would certainly be a great surprise for someone.

    http://www.glamkittenslitterbox.com/
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  2. Love it! Will send to my BF on saturday. Thanks!

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  3. That is so cool! Thank you so much for sharing

    Love Storm

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  4. Saying your blog is the best is an understatement.

    jadepurplebrown.com

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    1. Thanks for the love, you are very kind Jade!! :) xx

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  5. This is such a beautiful, extraordinary idea, I totally love it!

    xxx, Mary ♡ Fashionbirds

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  6. loved the idea!

    xo

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  7. best idea ever! way to source this out, wish they had something like that in Canada, it's a terrific idea! what a result yours is, i adore the themed design you chose. nice one!! ♥

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  8. What a sweet idea! I wonder if they have anything like that here. It's such a nice gesture and would leave such a great impression! Thanks for always stopping by! I know I've been MIA around these parts lately, but hopefully, that will change soon. BTW - I'm going to be in London in two weeks! Any chance we may be able to meet up? :) Let me know!

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  9. Yay! how exciting!! a visit to the Big Smoke! cheers hun for letting me know, I'm currently based up North, I won't be anywhere near London then, bummer! But would love to hear all about your trip to London! xx

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