Wednesday 13 May 2015

Baker Days Letterbox Cake

Since I am the Chief Baking Officer (CBO) at JibberJabber Towers the subject of birthday cakes can be a tricky one when it comes to my own birthday. Do I bake my own or await to see what is bought for me? Most of the decorated cakes on sale at my local supermarket feature children's characters which is great if you're under 10 years old but not for anyone older. This is where Baker Days comes in.

Baker Days is a mail-order cake company selling a range of birthday cakes, occasion cakes and cupcakes. One of their main selling points is that they produce a range of cakes known as the Letterbox cake which is packaged so it will fit through a standard sized letterbox. If you are sending anyone a gift you're not going to be wanting to have your delivery stuck at the sorting office or lobbed over the gate!
I have to admit I was a bit sceptical as to the condition the cake would arrive in. After all it needs to go on a journey involving being transported by road, the sorting office and then carried around before being dropped through my letterbox. With all of this I did expect a box of cake crumbs but I was completely wrong! Upon opening the box there's a small greetings card, a package containing balloons, blowout and two candles plus of course the special metal tin containing the cake. On the Baker Days website there's a selection of designs to choose from but like mine you can have your own photograph or design made.

Another nice touch is that there is a selection of cake recipes to choose from. Mine was a vanilla sponge cake but the other options are chocolate chip sponge cake, fruit cake, gluten wheat free cake and a dairy free cake. Prices for the Letterbox cake start from £14.99 rising in accordance with the size and destination of the cake. I have to say I love the idea of being able to send a cake securely through the post and the thought of spreading the cake love.

I was sent a Letterbox cake from Baker Days for review purposes. The words, photographs and opinions are my own.

BakerDays Letterbox cake Twitter 'Retweet' giveaway 15.05.2015 – Terms and conditions

Clause 1 Entrants must be resident in the UK aged 18 or over. To enter the Baker Days Letterbox cake giveaway entrants must “Retweet" the given message to @jibberjabberuk and follow the @Bakerdays Twitter account. The Baker Days Letterbox cake giveaway is free and no purchase is necessary. Only one entry per household. Clause 2 Entries must not be submitted through agents or third parties, and any such entries will be invalid. The use of duplicate Twitter accounts by one entrant in order to enter the giveaway is also prohibited. Clause 3 The Closing Date for the Baker Days Letterbox cake giveaway is 15th May 2015 at 23.59 (BST). Clause 4 The Promoter will not be held responsible for any entries that are delayed or lost in transmission. Clause 5 The Winner will receive a Prize which consists of a Baker Days Letterbox Cake. The Prize will be facilitated for delivery dependant on the giveaway won and will be advised to the Winner at time of giveaway notification by the Promoter. Each Winner will be responsible for all other costs prior to and after fulfilment of the giveaway, and not otherwise provided herein. Clause 6 The Winner will be the first Baker Days Letterbox cake giveaway entry that is randomly selected from all the entry submissions received by the Closing Date in respect to the Promotion. The Winner will be notified through a “Tweet” message placed on Twitter directly to the Winner. Clause 7 No cash or other alternatives to any Prize is available; and not transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash. The giveaway must be claimed by the person named on @jibberjabberuk within 28 days of notification from the Promoter (in accordance with Clause 6). Failure to claim the giveaway within this period, shall lead to the giveaway being forfeited and entitle the Promoter to redraw another winner without liability. Clause 8 The Promoter reserves the right to offer an alternative giveaway of equal value should this prove necessary. Clause 9 By entering the Baker Days Letterbox cake giveaway all entrants confirm they have read, accepted and agreed to be bound to the Terms and Conditions of which the application instructions, form part, and consent to being contacted for the purpose of Clause 6 (if applicable), and acknowledge that Twitter is not the promoter and has no liability in connection with this promotion. Clause 10 The Promoter is not sponsored, endorsed or administered or associated with Twitter, and Twitter does not endorse the products of the Promoter. No information relating to any entrants is collected on behalf of or passed onto Twitter. Clause 11 The Promoter is Baker Days, The E Centre, Darwin Drive, New Ollerton, Notts NG22 9GW. Please do not send entries to this address.

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