Win a Deary Cake!

Guess how many sweets are in the Deary Cake – the closest answer wins a cake! Terms and Conditions: Competition closes at 23:59 on 22nd of December 2018. Winner announced on 23rd of December 2018. Winner to be contacted via email. By entering the competition, you are giving us permission to use your e-mail for marketing purposes. You can only enter once. Mini Deary Christmas Cake…

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Win a Christmas Chocolate Mint Cake for your Christmas Table

Every year we try to make our Christmas cakes extra special; because we know this is the time of year where our customers want something that not only impresses their guests, but also tastes amazing and steals the spotlight. This year our Christmas Chocolate Mint Cake is the most luxurious item on our Christmas menu, and to top it off, we’ve added an exquisite handmade…

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A Fun and Bright Christmas Table

Celebrating Christmas in the Southern Hemisphere has its fun and sunny perks, and this year our Christmas Candyland Rainbow Cake is the perfect cake for a hot celebration. We’ve used all the colours of the rainbow to create our most cheerful cake yet! Step into a happy and bright Candyland of crazy rainbow colours and sugary sweetness. Six layers of our famous rainbow cake, filled…

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A Chic and Modern Christmas Table

Let our Christmas Chocolate Mint Cake inspire you to create and style a festive table that’s chic and modern, with traditional touches to make it unmistakably Christmas. But first, let’s talk cake. This gorgeous cake is chocolatey, minty, and oh-so tasty! Rich layers of moist chocolate cake, cream cheese icing, pops of caramel, and a hint of mint. A rustic smear of Swiss Buttercream finishes…

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Festive Slices and Christmas Cupcakes

It’s been a busy year for The Velvet Cake Co. with the opening of two brand new stores in August and September. Taking our number of stores to four, it’s set to be an exciting Christmas season for our cake-crazy bakery. This season our Cake Lovers will find two new festive slices in store from 1 December 2018. First up, the Choc Mint Slice, a…

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Christmas Tasting Media Event

On 15 November our amazing Velvet team Jandri, Leanne, Alné, and Tanya, put together an event to launch our Christmas Range to the media. It was an incredibly successful party, and all our guests adored the festive range and yummy treats. They snacked on treats from our neighbours Giulio’s Café, had a cake and cocktail pairing with Bloedlemoen Gin in My Vintage Tea Table tea…

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Frequently Asked CHRISTMAS Questions

Be in-the-know, this holiday season. Are you wondering about our trading times, deliveries, and when we are closed during December? Look no further! Our Christmas blog eleves put together a handy guide on everything you need to know about our Christmas cakes, stores’ trading times, orders, and deliveries during the last month of 2018. So YOU won’t miss out on Christmas treats and festive fun….

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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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