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Caketoppers, More Than Just a Cupcake.

So over on Twitter I keep getting asked these questions. They all involve cake and me and would I like to try some. Erm…… is the sky blue????? (I know it’s winter and most likely grey but I swear as I’m writing this the sky is blue promise)

Of course I said yes, who turns down cake seriously! Not me that’s for sure. Caketoppers wanted to send me out 2 of their personalised cupcakes to try out and see what I thought. As a professional cake eater *ahem I have a duty to my readers to try out cakes such as these to give you the best possible advice for when you buy cakes yourself. It’s a tough job but one I think I am ready for, well the eating part anyway.

Over on Caketoppers you can find a whole range of different cakes and topper options to suit pretty much any occasion. With a personalised picture to top it off it makes them all that little bit more special doesn’t it! With prices from £5.95 for an individual cupcake and delivery options to suit your needs it makes for sending someone (me please) an extra special gift through the post.

Were Caketoppers more than just a cupcake?

To start off with they looked amazing! I received a classic sponge with white icing and a chocolate sponge with chocolate icing both topped off with my blog logo (imaginative I know but it looks damn good on the top of a cake). I can’t even begin to tell you how hard it was not to eat them as soon as they turn up. They were individually wrapped and protected by bubble wrap (who doesn’t love bubble wrap! Possibly the people who say no to cake?) Despite being jostled around by the postman as he rummaged in his bag for all of my mail they arrived in perfect condition. It’s always good to know especially if you are sending as a gift right!

caketoppers, more than just a cupcake set of two cupcakes in a box

I lasted around 10 hours before I gave in. Olivia had the chocolate one without icing of course and I had the classic sponge with icing. Even though I’m not repulsed by the mere mention of icing like Olivia I must admit I’m in the less is more camp. I did enjoy the icing it was lovely and sweet however personally I couldn’t eat too much of it. But that’s just a personal preference. But the pièce de résistance was the sponge itself. Just perfection. Moist, soft and fluffy it melted in my mouth. You just want more and more. A cupcake is not enough. I didn’t get a look in with the chocolate sponge but there was no complaints, remarks or anything from Olivia so it must have been good. If she didn’t like it she would say so or spit it out. Her empty plate was proof enough it passed the fussy Olivia taste test!

caketoppers, more than just a cupcake picture of a cupcake cut in half

They look delicious right! Hands up if your mouth is watering right now and you are debating popping over to Caketoppers to place a cheeky little order! *raising both hands* How does winning a box of 9 star cupcakes sound? Good I’ll bet! It does to me anyway, you can always share them with me!

There is 1 prize of a box of 9 star cupcakes. The competition runs from midnight 25/11/16 to midnight 16/12/16. Over 16’s only and delivery to UK only (certain restrictions may apply for delivery off the mainland) Caketoppers closes for orders on 21st of December. To account for this the competition is closing 5 days before. Should the winner not respond to email before the 21st December delivery will be arranged in the first week of January. Please enter all options correctly, any incorrect entries will be void. Cakes will be dispatched directly from Caketoppers and winners details passed over. If no contact is made from the winner within 28 days a new winner will be drawn. 

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66 Comments

  1. Erin S

    December 16, 2016 at 11:41 pm

    Moist with plenty of icing

  2. Leanne Bell

    December 16, 2016 at 11:27 pm

    Warm chocolate fudge cake served with a nice big scoop of homemade vanilla ice cream x

  3. Lynne OConnor

    December 16, 2016 at 11:24 pm

    Thick with buttercream, top and middle, light sponge of coffee or carrot

  4. Natalie Crossan

    December 16, 2016 at 10:40 pm

    Chocolate Fudge Cake x

  5. caroline tokes

    December 16, 2016 at 9:38 pm

    Has to be a christmas cake as i love fruit

  6. Laura Harrison

    December 16, 2016 at 9:30 pm

    Mine would be salted caramel with a yummy gooey caramel center xx

  7. Tee simpson

    December 16, 2016 at 7:55 pm

    Angel slice cake with fresh cream inbetween the layers and icing on the top

  8. Hayley Todd

    December 16, 2016 at 6:15 pm

    My perfect cake would be a sumptuous rich chocolate cake, with a chocolate buttercream filling and covered in Ganache with dark and white chocolate decorations! Yummy! Can you tell I am a chocoholic!

  9. Rich Tyler

    December 16, 2016 at 4:10 pm

    Chocolate Fudge Cake With Gooey Centre!

  10. Rebecca roberts.

    December 16, 2016 at 4:09 pm

    Love a massive chocolate cake with flakes in it yum

  11. Victoria Prince

    December 16, 2016 at 12:18 pm

    My perfect cake would be a really moist chocolate sponge with cherries in it, a layer of buttercream with cherry kirsch and decorated with chocolate and whole cherries 🙂

  12. paul jackson

    December 16, 2016 at 12:39 am

    coffee and walnut cake with a thick layer of coffee flavoured icing on top and covered in walnut halves

  13. Ellen Stafford

    December 15, 2016 at 10:50 pm

    I love a victoria sponge.

  14. LAURA WHEATLEY

    December 15, 2016 at 10:49 pm

    I had my perfect cake on my 18th birthday many moons ago it was baileys and had smarties in

  15. Rachael ashmore

    December 15, 2016 at 10:43 pm

    I love carrot cake. Merry Christmas

  16. Anthea Holloway

    December 15, 2016 at 6:31 pm

    Lemon drizzle cake with lots of lemon in it and crunchy sugary bits on the top!

  17. Libby Noack

    December 15, 2016 at 12:11 pm

    One Large Chocolate Eclair Cake 🙂

  18. Rebecca Austin

    December 15, 2016 at 10:24 am

    I just love any time of cake – lemon, cheesecake, chocolate. All delicious

  19. Michaela Hannah

    December 15, 2016 at 6:07 am

    Anything chocolatey

  20. kelly wheelhouse

    December 14, 2016 at 10:09 pm

    my perfect cake is chocolate with buttercream icing 🙂

  21. Sheri Darby

    December 13, 2016 at 10:20 pm

    Cheesecake – but my perfect one would have zero calories

  22. Fiona Rennie

    December 13, 2016 at 7:08 pm

    Something caramel flavoured

  23. Christine Caple

    December 13, 2016 at 12:26 pm

    Praline chocolate cheesecake with chocolate chips in

  24. Sadiyya Maryam

    December 13, 2016 at 12:40 am

    My friend Annie’s amazing carrot cake, it is delicious!

  25. michelle o'neill

    December 12, 2016 at 1:39 pm

    peanut butter flavouring x

  26. jen s morgan

    December 12, 2016 at 9:09 am

    Lots of chocolate frosting yummy

  27. Amanda Walsh

    December 11, 2016 at 10:45 pm

    love banana and toffee muffins

  28. Jade Hewlett

    December 7, 2016 at 8:47 am

    Chocolate cake with chocolate icing and sprinkles on top

  29. Diane Waugh

    December 6, 2016 at 8:56 am

    Chocolate fudge cake with orange buttercream

  30. Solange

    December 5, 2016 at 4:17 pm

    A moist, delicate red velvet cake.

  31. Angela Kelly

    December 3, 2016 at 11:44 am

    My ideal cake would have lots and lots of fudge.

  32. ADEINNE TONNER

    December 1, 2016 at 8:15 pm

    My perfect cake would be a nice carrot cake as i love carrot cake!!!

  33. Deborah Clarke

    December 1, 2016 at 1:20 pm

    A salted caramel Rolo cheesecake mmmm yum yum yum

  34. Gemma Massey

    November 30, 2016 at 12:46 pm

    Lemon drizzle cake I love it especially when I make it with my nan xx

  35. Jo Carroll

    November 29, 2016 at 10:55 am

    My ideal cake would be a ‘melt-in-your-mouth’ variety, where there’s more buttercream than sponge…and it would register as zero calories – I know – they don’t exist 😉

  36. charlotte

    November 28, 2016 at 7:10 pm

    chocolate, and lots of it 😛

  37. aj

    November 28, 2016 at 2:30 pm

    red velvet is my fave at the moment.

  38. Carole E

    November 27, 2016 at 10:26 pm

    Chocolate sponge with orange icing

  39. amy bondoc

    November 27, 2016 at 8:17 pm

    i used to work in a cafe that served toffee apple fudge cake, no other ive tried since taste quite so good!

  40. Pauline jaconelli

    November 27, 2016 at 6:54 pm

    A nice cupcake with delicious icing goes great with my coffee

  41. Laura Pritchard

    November 27, 2016 at 4:37 pm

    My mum’s Ginger cake is pretty much perfection!

  42. Hannah Ingham

    November 27, 2016 at 3:13 pm

    Coffee and walnut with a salted caramel frosting! 😀

  43. Llinos

    November 27, 2016 at 11:02 am

    Chocolate orange yummy.

  44. Ally Webb

    November 27, 2016 at 11:02 am

    Double chocolate cake

  45. Ruth Harwood

    November 27, 2016 at 9:26 am

    Triple Chocolate with buttercream filling and icing 🙂

  46. maria blythin

    November 26, 2016 at 8:30 pm

    it would be any cake covered in chocolate lol x

  47. Stacey Carnell

    November 26, 2016 at 6:28 pm

    One with white chocolate, dark chocolate, milk chocolate, mixed nuts and malteasers on it! I don’t think it exists but doesn’t that sound scrumtious 🙂

  48. Ria

    November 26, 2016 at 5:57 pm

    Mmmmm cake. Just cake. Any cake

  49. Helen Tovell

    November 26, 2016 at 5:47 pm

    I like a moist coconut loaf drizzled with lime juice

  50. Kerry Lock

    November 26, 2016 at 5:34 pm

    Anything that involves chocolate ganache

  51. Katie

    November 26, 2016 at 4:24 pm

    Chocolate (not too rich though) with a buttercream filling

  52. Margaret Clarkson

    November 26, 2016 at 4:21 pm

    Cherry and almond

  53. Joanne Phillips

    November 26, 2016 at 2:50 pm

    Banana and toffee. Yum!

  54. Kim Carberry

    November 25, 2016 at 10:08 pm

    Chocolate with, chocolate buttercream icing and chocolate sprinkles….I like chocolate. hehehe

  55. Amy Ripley

    November 25, 2016 at 10:06 pm

    Chocolate Cake

  56. Hannah

    November 25, 2016 at 9:50 pm

    It has to be moist – nothing worse than a dry cake. Either chocolate or vanilla with buttercream… heaven!

  57. Isabel O

    November 25, 2016 at 9:24 pm

    I’m quite boring my favourite is usually a plain vanilla/victoria sponge with buttercream on top. 🙂

  58. Lorraine Stone

    November 25, 2016 at 8:19 pm

    Chocolate and cream. Super light, no calories and ever-lasting!

  59. LESLEY BRADLEY

    November 25, 2016 at 5:55 pm

    rich and gooey chocolate cake

  60. Louise A

    November 25, 2016 at 4:38 pm

    Love fruit cake

  61. Lorraine Bell

    November 25, 2016 at 3:04 pm

    Homemade coffee cake

  62. Louise Comb

    November 25, 2016 at 2:50 pm

    A lovely moist carrot cake 🙂

  63. Andrew Petrie

    November 25, 2016 at 2:42 pm

    It would be a fruit cake laced with Irish whiskey.

  64. Linda Ford

    November 25, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Regular sponge, with icing, white or lemon and chocolate buttons on top! Xx

  65. Ali Duke

    November 25, 2016 at 11:10 am

    Chocolate with vanilla frosting, yummy yummy yummy!

  66. Margaret GALLAGHER

    November 25, 2016 at 12:17 am

    Lemom sponge with frosted icing and a fresh cream and lemon curd filling
    You guessed it i love lemon

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