Investment baking

Iced, layered or decorated with flowers, these high-stakes cakes are crowd-pleasers. Try a picture-perfect pav or exploding sponge.

This blissful combination of sponge cake, cream, meringue, dulce de leche and peaches takes its name from a native Uruguayan bird – apparently the meringues resemble...
“This cake is pure, unadulterated childish glee. There’s no holding back. It’s full colour, full sugar, then full throttle post-ingestion. And I have to say, it’s...
The classic pav is been spruced up with watermelon and strawberries coated in moscato syrup and zesty lime juice.
End your dinner party with a bang thanks to the food department's hazelnut concorde cake. The contrasting textures of the creamy, airy chocolate mousse and the...
Meaning ‘king’s cake’ in Russian, korolevsky cake was traditionally made in the imperial cities of Russia, and eaten by the aristocracy. Its impressive stature...

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