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bakerdays Letterbox Cake – Review + Giveaway

Have you ever wondered want it would be like to have a cake just appear through your letterbox? Thud, right there ready for you to enjoy! I’ve tried it – and it’s a lot of fun!

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It is no secret around here that I love cake. My favourite weekend activity is to go out in search of some. Since having Piglet my cake consumption has increased dramatically, mostly because I can use the excuse “the baby needs fed so we need to stop”.

Cake has taken on a whole new level though, you can now get it delivered through your letterbox! bakerdays have developed one that is 5″ diameter, which is perfect for fitting through most letterboxes.

Packaging

The cake arrived in a brown cardboard box. True to it’s word, it would have fit through my letterbox. I had the fun of that taken away from me as we had another package being delivered that day so the postman had to knock on the door to hand them over – boo!

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Inside the box, the cake itself was in a metal tin. In the run up to its arrival I had been wondering how it would be protected in the mail and I hadn’t thought of this! There was a little note telling you how to remove it from the tin, which I thought was a nice touch.

bakerdays Letterbox Cake Review | Label

We also received a mini cracker – I assume this is a fun little addition in the run up to Christmas. My nephews were thoroughly enjoying playing with the Christmas crown – this bodes well for Christmas day!

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Design

They offer a huge array of designs, anything from birthdays to congratulations to sorry. I spent ages looking at them, and was particularly tickled by the poo emoji cake! Since it is mid November though, I opted to order a Christmas design to get us all starting to feel festive.

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You can personalise the cakes, so the obvious choice for me was to get OddHogg add to mine! The design is printed onto the icing. It was bright and clear.

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Taste

Tempting as it was to sit at home and devour the entire cake myself, I opted to share this one. I roped in my sister and two of my nephews, because no one will ever be as brutally honest as a toddler!

The little guys had zero complaints. They were more than happy to discover their morning snack was a cake. My sister and I agreed that it tasted good, much like any other shop bought cake you can get. There wasn’t too much icing, as is sometimes the issue I have with this type of cake.

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The only complaint I have is that it is a single layer. I know this is going to be down to logistics, it would be ridiculous to try and make a 2 layer cake and still have it fit through a letterbox. But I do love the middle of a cake!

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Verdict

We thought it was a fun, something unusual that you certainly don’t see every day. It is a great idea to order for someone for a birthday if they live in a different city, and at £14.99 it doesn’t break the bank.

If you are willing to pay a bit extra you can get next day delivery – perfect for if you’ve forgotten to do it  decided you wanted to order last minute.

The cake is advertised as serving 3-4 but we only ate half of it in one sitting. The cake stays fresh for a few days so it certainly didn’t go to waste! It was quite sweet so a small slice was all we needed at a time.

If you’d like to know more about bakerdays and the products they offer you can check out their website, facebook and twitter,

At a Glance

A tasty little cake, convenient and great design options. If the right occasion arises I wouldn’t hesitate to order again.

  • Cost: £14.99
  • Where: bakerdays
  • Quality: High
  • Recommendation: High

Giveaway

The people at bakerdays have got one more letterbox cake they’re willing to give away! You can enter to win using the form below. Please note that due to busy period the order will need to be placed prior to the 20th December

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Disclaimer: We were a letterbox cake free in order to review it, however all views are my own.

Terms and Conditions:

  • The closing date is 00:00 am on Monday 12th December 2016
  • The prize is one letterbox cake of the winners design, no cash alternative
  • The competition is open to UK and Northern Ireland only
  • Entrants must log in and follow the directions given via the Rafflecopter widget
  • All entries will be verified
  • The winner will be chosen at random using Rafflecopter
  • The winner will be notified within 5 days of the closing date. The winner must respond within 30 days of receiving the email  to claim their prize
  • The prize will be dispatched directly from the brand
  • The competition is not affiliated with Twitter, Facebook or Instagram
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188 Comments


  1. // Reply

    Ooh these look fab it’s my hubby’s birthday soon and this would be fab for him to have one with his face on haha! X #kcacols


    1. // Reply

      Haha now that would be a hilarious gift!


  2. // Reply

    Wow this looks awesome, I’m definitely going to enter later on. Love a good cake!!!
    #thepod


    1. // Reply

      I was skeptical about the whole post thing but it totally works!


  3. // Reply

    I would order one for my best friend


  4. // Reply

    My granddaughter would love the idea of getting a cake through the post!


    1. // Reply

      Good luck! I hope you can win it for her


  5. // Reply

    If I was to win, I would order the cake for my mum as it’s her birthday on the 11th December!


  6. // Reply

    I would order a cake for my granddaughter’s 3rd birthday


  7. // Reply

    I’d love to surprise my daughter Natalie with a Merry Christmas cake as I wont see her on Christmas Day this year


    1. // Reply

      That would be a fab surprise!!


  8. // Reply

    My daughter she has her mock gcse’s starting this would be great as a bit of encouragement.


    1. // Reply

      I’m sure cake would be a welcome break from studying!


  9. // Reply

    I would order the cake for my mother in law who has her birthday on new years eve 🙂


    1. // Reply

      New years eve is a great day for a Birthday! good luck


  10. // Reply

    I would order the cake with my partner in mind.


  11. // Reply

    I would order for my other half, he deserves a treat.


  12. // Reply

    Would order one for my hubby’s birthday


  13. // Reply

    I would order it for my daughter.


  14. // Reply

    This looks great! I love that you got your nephews involved to help with an honest review. Their faces say all I need to know!
    #BigPinkLink


    1. // Reply

      If they hadn’t liked it we’d have known about it – pair of monkeys!


  15. // Reply

    My husband, he loves cake


  16. // Reply

    My daughter-in – law for her birthday


    1. // Reply

      I like any kind of cake really haha


  17. // Reply

    My little sister would love this


  18. // Reply

    This cake looks lovely and not bad price at all as you would pay the same in a supermarket #MarvMondays


    1. // Reply

      exactly – and it’s a lot more fun having it arrive at your door!


  19. // Reply

    I would order for my husband from our son <3


  20. // Reply

    I’d order it for my children & husband as a treat


  21. // Reply

    My husband as it’s his birthday soon


  22. // Reply

    i would order one for my partner, just because i love him 🙂


  23. // Reply

    I would make it for the whole family


  24. // Reply

    I’d order if for my grandparents for a treat!


  25. // Reply

    I would order for my friend who is about to turn 50


  26. // Reply

    i would order for my partner x


  27. // Reply

    I would order it for my children to share.


  28. // Reply

    My neighbours. They have been really lovely to me when I needed it the most


  29. // Reply

    Retirement cake for my other half.


  30. // Reply

    I’d order the cake for my lovely hubby, he needs cheering up


  31. // Reply

    Would order for my hubby, son and daughter who all have birthdays
    just before Christmas!


  32. // Reply

    My best friend…though I would share it with her.


    1. // Reply

      Hahaha that’s my kind of “gift”


  33. // Reply

    For my husband who will soon be 60


  34. // Reply

    I’d order my dad a plain sponge with a motor bike design for his birthday in December


  35. // Reply

    My eldest son would love this for Christmas xx


    1. // Reply

      Its a bit of a fun really, I’m sure the kids enjoyed it!


  36. // Reply

    My granddaughter would really love this cake


  37. // Reply

    It would be for my boyfriend – he does love cake!


  38. // Reply

    Cake through the letter box is my kind of post! Mmmmmmm! Thank you so much for being a part of the #bigpinklink it’s great to have you with us!
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  39. // Reply

    Oh what a good idea – I’ve heard of flowers etc through the letterbox but not cake before! This is perfect for relatives who live away on their birthdays!! #marvmondays
    Devon Mama recently posted…The Lust List: November EditMy Profile


    1. // Reply

      Oooh I’ve never had flowers! Thats fancy too!


  40. // Reply

    Would be nice to have a Christmas cake from Bakerdays


  41. // Reply

    For my sister in law for her birthday!


  42. // Reply

    For my son and daughter – what a treat!


  43. // Reply

    I would order the cake for my boyfriend’s birthday which is 8 days before Christmas


  44. // Reply

    I would choose the Dog Selfie Cake for my BFF birthday!


  45. // Reply

    I would order it for my children to share.


  46. // Reply

    I’d order a little Xmas cake for my son who’s just reached that age when he’s beginning to realise how much fun Xmas all is.


  47. // Reply

    A good luck cake for my son’s first gymnastic squad competition


  48. // Reply

    Ah have entered! We reviewed one of these a while back and I was really impressed. They taste lovely and I loved the little additions to the package. Think I use the tin for craft bits now too! Thanks for sharing with #bestandworst x
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    1. // Reply

      I took the last piece to my dad and he somehow stole the tin from me saying it was perfect for him!


  49. // Reply

    I’d order a cake for my sons upcoming birthday


  50. // Reply

    I’d order the cake for my mum to say thank you for everything she does for our family


  51. // Reply

    Oh wow that looks amazing! I could really eat some cake right now haha. I’d take it round to the family’s for Christmas dinner 🙂 #MarvMondays
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  52. // Reply

    I would order for my daughter.


  53. // Reply

    I would order one for my daughter x


  54. // Reply

    Will order it for my in laws as a special treat.


  55. // Reply

    i’d order a Christmas one, so we can all share it.


  56. // Reply

    What a lovely Christmas design, and I really don’t think there’s anything better than receiving cake in the post!
    Bakerdays are great aren’t they?!
    #TwinklyTesday


  57. // Reply

    For youngest grandson, I would love to see his face when he opened it


  58. // Reply

    Letter Box Cakes perfect if you are useless in the kitchen like me.


  59. // Reply

    i would order a cake for my dad 🙂


  60. // Reply

    I’d order a cake for my brother.


  61. // Reply

    It would be for my niece, thanks.x


  62. // Reply

    My Hubby. His birthday is January ~


  63. // Reply

    Ooo cake being delivered right to your door is amazing! I think I might order my Nain a cake. IT would cheer her up so much!

    Thanks for linking up with #KCACOLS and hope to see you again soon x
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    1. // Reply

      They’re not cheap – but as a one-off gift its ok. Wouldn’t want to make a habit of it though!


  64. // Reply

    i would order one for my gran and grandad


  65. // Reply

    I would get one for my mum as a treat


  66. // Reply

    my husband would love this


  67. // Reply

    I reviewed for them ages ago and ended up ordering my Mum one for Mother’s Day. Loved the smell as you opened the box and I may have eaten most of the cake myself …

    Thanks for linking up to #PicknMix

    Stevie x
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  68. // Reply

    I’d order it for us to celebrate the first night in our new house!


  69. // Reply

    I’d order it for my son & grandson as a surprise


  70. // Reply

    i would love this for my children x


  71. // Reply

    Great review – love your photos so cute! I really fancy some cake now…. #stayclassymama


  72. // Reply

    I done a Bakerday Cake review a while back and it was delicious!! I would highly recommend one! #picknmix


  73. // Reply

    i would order a christmas one for all the family!


  74. // Reply

    My birthdays coming up so I would order one for me, to share with family.


  75. // Reply

    For my grandchildren to wish them a Merry Christmas x


  76. // Reply

    love it for my grandsons birthday with Darth Vader on it hes a big fan only his birthday is on the 27th DEC so its hard to get birthday cakes then


  77. // Reply

    my grandaughter, its her birthday soon x


  78. // Reply

    I’d order it for my mother in law it’s her birthday December 18th and she helps me a lots with my 2 boys so she deserves it


  79. // Reply

    I would order it for my husband


  80. // Reply

    my two boys thankyou for the chance xx


  81. // Reply

    My Sisters birthday which is coming up soon.


  82. // Reply

    I’d love to get this for my daughter and partner for their house warming


  83. // Reply

    I would order a beautiful cake for my daughter who is 11 years old.


  84. // Reply

    I would order it for my son and partner


  85. // Reply

    I would order the cake for my family to enjoy


  86. // Reply

    The wife for the night shift in her hospital


  87. // Reply

    I would get it for my other half he loves cake and a cuppa!


  88. // Reply

    I’d order one for the family to share


  89. // Reply

    a birthday gift for my friend


  90. // Reply

    I would order a cake for my Nanna because she’s been poorly lately and she has a real sweet tooth.


  91. // Reply

    Would love to win to give to my best friend she deserves a treat. And what better treat than cake x


  92. // Reply

    for my son’s birthday


  93. // Reply

    I would order it for my daughters next birthday when she will be sweet 16!


  94. // Reply

    I would order a Christmas cake for my parents 🙂


  95. // Reply

    I’d order it for my sister for her birthday


  96. // Reply

    It would have to be my husband.


  97. // Reply

    I will just send it to myself.


  98. // Reply

    For my dad! He loves cake


  99. // Reply

    my nephew for his birthday


  100. // Reply

    A Christmas surprise for my friend who needs some cheering up


  101. // Reply

    It would be for my nephews birthday which is coming up soon.


  102. // Reply

    I would share it with my 3 Daughters – we are huge cake fans x


  103. // Reply

    i would order it for my sons 21st birthday


  104. // Reply

    I’d love this for my mum 🙂 I won’t see her this Christmas so she will love this.


  105. // Reply

    I would pick one for my son whose birthday is on the 6th January 🙂


  106. // Reply

    For my Godson on Christmas Eve


  107. // Reply

    My youngest son who’s birthday is in a couple of weeks


  108. // Reply

    I would order a cake for my mum and dad


  109. // Reply

    I would get a Christmas one for my 3 chikdren to share


  110. // Reply

    I would order one of these gorgeous cakes for our eldest daughter to congratulate her on gaining her dream job!


  111. // Reply

    I would love one for my daughters birthday in January .x


  112. // Reply

    My daughter would love this 🙂


  113. // Reply

    Did someone say CAKE???!!!! Im almost 19 weeks pregnant and LOVE cake!!! 🙂


  114. // Reply

    my nephew his birthday is in 2 days! x


  115. // Reply

    I would have said my two daughters who have their birthdays in december but one has been and gone last week and the other is Monday, so would have to say me. I never get a cake so I would treat myself and share it with my three daughters and fiance.


  116. // Reply

    I think I’d send it to myself, ha!!


  117. // Reply

    Anyone able to have it; bakerdays cakes are delicious!


  118. // Reply

    My children! They would love a cake through the post!


  119. // Reply

    I would have it for my daughter


  120. // Reply

    My husband and daughter would love this.


  121. // Reply

    I would order the cake for me and my husband to use on our date night watching a film on the couch


  122. // Reply

    I would order it for my Mam in Law


  123. // Reply

    I’d order one for my sister who is putting us up at Christmas.


  124. // Reply

    I would get the children one of the lovely christmas letter box cakes for xmas eve


  125. // Reply

    I’d send it to my mum xx

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