Have Yourself a Velvet Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and we have dreamed up the sweetest, most magical Christmas ever! There’s something for everyone – from a sophisticated Woodlands theme with mint, chocolate, Christmas greens, and metallics; to a happy-go-lucky splash of rainbow candy cheer! The star of the show is our luxurious Christmas Choc Mint Cake. Moist chocolate cake gets filled with cream cheese icing,…

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It’s a #spookalicious Halloween at The Velvet Cake Co.!

Gather the ghosts and get the ghouls, because spooky season is here, and we are ready to put a sweet spell on everyone! Two new limited edition Halloween treats will make their way into all of our stores, from Friday 26 October, until Wednesday 31 October. First up, the Scary Slice which consists of layers of black and orange buttermilk boo cake, freakishly filled with…

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#Girlboss Tips from Jandri

IT’S BOSS’S DAY, SO WE STOLE A FEW MOMENTS WITH THE VELVET CAKE CO. FOUNDER JANDRI VAN ZYL, TO ASK HER ABOUT LEADING AND GROWING HER SWEET BIZ. What makes a great Boss? Someone who inspires their team, has an open culture that welcomes feedback, gives compliments when it’s due, and also knows how to tackle a difficult situation with grace and professionalism. Why do…

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Share-worthy Cake Snaps

How to take gorgeous pics of your Velvet cakes. We love it when our Cake Lovers take, post, and tag snaps of their VCC cakes – because no one can resist snapping a bright rainbow slice, a drippy chocolate cake, or sprinkled cupcake! The beauty of these pictures is that they are totally unstyled and spontaneous; an in-the-moment capture of something delicious that YOU want…

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Rainbow Cake & First Birthdays

At the Velvet Cake Co. we love to get involved with our community, especially when we get to bake a beautiful cake and celebrate with a bunch of special people. So when Durbieland Pre-School asked us to be part of their first birthday celebration, we couldn’t wait to start baking! Our famous rainbow cake was the perfect cake to celebrate the happiness and love at…

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