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The Original Cake Company

Gluten Free (NGCI) Vanilla Sponge Cake- Ready to Decorate

Gluten Free (NGCI) Vanilla Sponge Cake- Ready to Decorate

Regular price £8.05 GBP
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  • Suitable For Vegetarians
  • Handmade To order
  • Made With Quality Ingredients

Deliciously moist, light and oh so delicate, Ready to Decorate Gluten Free Vanilla Cake. This vanilla sponge is extremely versatile and will bring sparkle to any celebration or occasion
Whether you're a baking enthusiast or a professional chef, this cake is the perfect blank slate for you to put your creativity to the test. The surface of the cake acts as a smooth canvas making it easy for you to decorate and personalize it according to your needs.

The cake comes baked and ready to decorate, no need to trim any tops or edges! Simply whip up your favourite frosting or buttercream and let your imagination run wild. 

Why choose our cakes:

- Ready to Decorate Convenience:
- Our nude cakes are prepped and ready for your creative touch, saving you valuable time in the baking process.

- Ideal for Stacking:
- The stability of our oil-based sponge cakes ensures a sturdy structure, making them perfect for multi-layered and tiered creations.

- Moist and Airy Texture:
- Experience the delightful combination of moistness and a light, airy texture in every bite, thanks to our carefully formulated oil-based recipes.

- Long-Lasting Freshness:
- Our cakes retain their freshness over time, allowing you to prepare in advance without compromising on taste or quality.


This cake uses a no gluten containing ingredients recipe, this means no products used within the recipe contain gluten. However, although every care is taken in the preparation of our gluten free cakes, they are made in a bakery where gluten is used in many other products. For this reason, they may not be suitable for customers with the most severe types of gluten allergy.

Please Note: if the cake is for a special  occasion we do recommend it is ordered 4 days before the required date to allow for any delays from the courier or damage during transport so any issues can be rectified.

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Shelf Life: 14 days ambient shelf life

Suitable for freezing for up to 6 months


EGG, Sugar, Rapeseed Oil, Potato Starch, Emulsifier: Vegetable Glycerine (E422), Modified Starch, Palm Oil, Whey Powder ( From MILK), Raising Agents: E450,E500, Emulsifiers: E481,E472e, E472b,E475e, Salt, Flavourings, Thickener E415, Glucose Syrup, Skimmed MILK Powder, Preservative: Potassium Sorbate (E202)

Nutritional Information

per 100g
Energy 1852kJ/443kcal
Fat 25g
of which Saturates 3.8g
Carbohydrate 52g
of which Sugars 27g
Fibre 0.1g
Protein 3.8g
Salt 0.99g

Shipping Information

We offer the following delivery services

  • Standard Service

Shipping cost is £5.95 via Royal Mail.  Service is tracked and a notification will be sent via SMS or email.

  • Next Working Day

Shipping cost is £6.95 via the couriers DPD, secure or Royal Mail. Service is tracked and a notification will be sent via SMS or email.

Nude Cakes FAQ's

How Tall are your cakes?

Our cakes are approximately 7cm in height

Please note as all of our cakes are handmade this measurement may vary

How many portions do you get out of each cake?


  • Party Slices- 8
  • Wedding Slices- 20


  • Party Slices- 12
  • Wedding Slices- 36


  • Party Slices- 16
  • Wedding Slices- 56


  • Party Slices- 24
  • Wedding Slices- 72

How do I store the cakes?

To store our cakes, simply pop them on a shelf or in a cupboard – you don’t need to refrigerate. Keep them in their wrappers until you need to use them. If you decide to unwrap them, wrap in cling-film and store in a tin or Tupperware container. The only thing to make sure of is that there are no really drastic changes in temperature (e.g from freezing to really warm).

Can I feed (alcohol) the fruit cake myself

Yes, if you want a more ‘boozy’ cake you can ‘feed’ it yourself. This is how we’d suggest doing it.

Method 1:

1. Prick small holes into the top of the cake using a toothpick or thin skewer. Make sure the holes run deep into the cake but don’t go all the way through.

2. Spoon brandy or rum over the cake, allowing it to run down the holes and soak into the middle of the cake.

3. Repeat this process every week until you’ve added the amount of alcohol you prefer. Don’t overdo it or your cake will be overpowered by too much booze. Don’t feed the cake more alcohol than it can absorb or you will ruin the texture of the cake.

What kind of alcohol to use

We’d recommend any spirit over 30% alcohol content is suitable so it really depends on taste. Traditionally rum or brandy is used, but Cointreau, whiskey or sherry are all good alternatives. Remember to buy the best quality bottle you can afford.

Our favourite is an amber rum, it adds a more delicate, smoky flavour than the darker variety and tends not to over-power the flavour of the cake. A 15-year-old Dzama rum is a great choice (but not in everyone’s budget!)

Using either method, the key is to give yourself plenty of time before eating. A fruitcake will need 6 weeks to start to mature, allowing the fruits to ripen and release more flavours. Adding all the booze at once will just saturate the cake and leave it soggy and the flavours won’t develop, so be patient, add little bits at a time and you’ll end up with a beautifully rich fruit cake!

Do the cakes contain nuts?

Our Fruit cakes cakes contain almond essence.

Our sponge cakes do not contain nuts unless stated otherwise. Please see individual product descriptions.

Please be aware: all cakes are produced in a factory which handles nuts.

How are the cakes packaged and delivered?

The cakes are individually wrapped in a cellophane wrap. They are sent in strong boxes and delivered by fully tracked courier.

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