Cake Information

Cake Flavour Combinations

Sara Ruddick Cakes in Carlisle - Cake Information and Flavours

Sponge Cakes

Sponge Cakes / Cup Cake Flavours

Madagascar Vanilla
Chocolate / Chocolate mud cake
Bailey’s Chocolate
Chocolate Orange
Carrot Cake
Toffee Cake / Salted Caramel
Other flavours considered - please ask


Raspberry and Strawberry jams
Fruit curds
Buttercream, vanilla and other flavours
White, milk and plain chocolate ganache

Sponge cake covering options

Buttercream or Chocolate ganache, white, milk or plain
Buttercream or Chocolate ganache with a thin layer of sugar paste
‘Semi-naked’ – with a skim of buttercream to seal in the freshness
'Naked' - no covering icing

Sponge cakes, buttercream and ganache are all made fresh to order. Sponges will usually be 3 or 4 layers and a minimum of 4.5” deep finished, unless otherwise agreed.

Rich Fruit

Rich fruit cakes are made in advance to allow time to mature, approx 3.5” deep.
Rich Fruit cakes will be covered with a layer of almond paste/marzipan
and a thin layer of either sugar paste or royal icing. Rich fruit cakes are at additional cost - please ask for a quote.

To discuss your requirements, check availability or request a Free Consultation please contact Sara:

07966 725134 - - get in touch online

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