Cakes


Pettigrew Bespoke Cakes


Take Pettigrew's famous cakes with you for a special occasion, a festive event, or simply to bring that Tea Rooms flavour home!

We proudly bake our cakes right here in West Lodge, We always seek to use the best local ingredients whenever possible. We are also conscious of offering options suiting a range of diets, with gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan and low-sugar cakes on offer.


Have a look through our tried-and-tested combinations. Some of these we have been offering and perfecting from our opening, others came and went with the seasons: all of these we loved and are confident will satisfy your sweet tooth. We are also happy to explore how our bakers can combine your favourite flavours into a bespoke signature cake.


Most of our cakes can also be given a little extra TLC, such as a special iced message, or adding some fresh fruit. Because we bake every cake fresh to order our baking team will gladly set up a consultation to talk cake over tea and help you create something truly delicious and utterly bespoke. All the best of Pettigrew Tea Rooms for you to take home! 

BREAKING NEWS: We do wedding cakes that don't just look breathtaking but have the flavour to back it up, just ask when you enquire!

PRICING: Our cakes start from as little as £30, with personalised messages from £10 ask us for a quote 02920 235486 tea@pettigrew-tearooms.co.uk

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Our Classics


The Lemon Drizzle – Two layers of a soft lemon-flavoured sponge, separated by lemon buttercream and a generous helping of lemon curd, and topped with a thick layer of lemon drizzle. A fresh bite of sunshine.
- Gluten-free option
- Can be piped with your choice of message

The Carrot Cake – Two thick and moist layers of delicately spiced carrot cake, encased in a decadent cream cheese icing and topped with chopped candied orange peel. This cake has been our best-seller from day one.
- Gluten-free and/or dairy-free option
- Can be piped with your choice of message

The Coffee and Walnut Cake – With a healthy helping of coffee and chopped walnuts in every bite, this slightly denser and rich cake is a firm favourite with both visitors and staff.
- Gluten-free option
- Can be piped with your choice of message
- Contains nuts

The Victoria Sandwich – Two soft vanilla sponges, enclosing a layer of vanilla buttercream and a generous dose of our delicious Caerphilly strawberry jam. The quintessentially British cake.
- Gluten-free option
- Can be piped with your choice of message
- Fresh fruit can be added

The Bara Brith – A Welsh fruitcake, eaten in farmhouses across Wales for generations. A mix of dried fruit and citrus peels are steeped in tea overnight and baked into a sweet loaf, best enjoyed spread with butter.
- Gluten-free and dairy-free option

The Chocolate and Beetroot Cake – This rich chocolate cake teams up with beetroot for a decadent moist sponge, topped with chocolate buttercream and shavings of white chocolate. Although we like to bake it as a loaf, why not order it as a round cake?
- Gluten-free (TBC ask us) and dairy-free option
- Can be piped with your choice of message

The Chocolate and Almond Cake – A decadent, dense chocolatey cake, enclosed in a thick dark chocolate ganache delicately flavoured with fresh raspberries. We couldn't put more chocolate in it if we tried!
- Gluten-free
- Can be piped with your choice of message
- Contains nuts

Some Current and Past Seasonal Offerings


The Earl Grey, Honey and White Chocolate Cake – Who said tea only comes in teacups? We use the same tea served in the tea room to infuse each sponge with the soft aroma of Earl Grey, coupled with the sweetness of honey. This two-layered cake is iced with a thick layer of white chocolate ganache, and topped with pomegranate seeds and orange zest.
- Can be piped with your choice of message


The Cranberry, Pomegranate and White Chocolate Cake – Two layers of a dense cake combining cranberries, ground almonds and white chocolate, subtly spiced with cinnamon, and enclosed by two layers of a decadent white chocolate ganache. Topped with chopped pistachio, pomegranate seeds and white chocolate shavings, this indulgent cake looks as good as it tastes.
- Gluten-free option
- Can be piped with your choice of message
- Contains nuts


The Raspberry and Coconut Cake – A summer best-seller, order it and get your fix year-round! Three moist layers of sponges packed full of fresh raspberries and coconut milk, enclosed with a thick layer of cream cheese and coconut icing and topped with fresh raspberries.
- Gluten-free option
- Can be piped with your choice of message
The Blood Orange and Almond Cake – A moist and dense cake, packing all the orange and almond we could fit in! This Persian-inspired cake is subtly flavoured with cardamom and topped with flaked almonds and a fine dusting of icing sugar.
- Gluten-free and dairy-free


The Date and Coconut Cake – A Canadian recipe from our baker's homeland, this vegan cake is packed with soft dates, keeping it naturally moist and sweet. It is topped with a thick layer of vegan caramel and coconut icing.
- Vegan, dairy-free
- Gluten-free option
- Can be piped with your choice of message


The Courgette and Pineapple Cake – This moist vegan cake combines courgette and pineapple and is topped with a coconut-flavoured icing and some lime zest. It evokes summers and piña coladas – why not add a little rhum while you're at it?
- Vegan, dairy-free
- Can be piped with your choice of message


The Banana and Chai Cake – Inspired by our chai tea, this traditional moist banana cake packs a punch with a mixture of cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, white pepper and nutmeg, topped with a layer of cream cheese icing.
- Gluten-free option
- Can be piped with your choice of message


The Orange Blossom, Pistachio and Polenta Cake – The soft flavours of the Middle-East combine in this moist dense cake, with the delicate aroma of orange blossom paired with ground almonds, polenta and pistachio, topped with an orange blossom flavoured cream cheese icing.
- Gluten-free
- Can be piped with your choice of message
- Contains nuts


The Lemon and Violet Cake – This is what spring tastes like. The sweet delicate aroma of flowery violets balanced with the sharpness of lemons will awaken your senses year-round. Two thick layers enclose a layer of violet icing and lemon curd, and are topped by more violet icing.
- Can be piped with your choice of message


The Apple and Honey Cake – The combination of apple and honey in this cake will take you back to autumn days, playing with crunchy brightly-coloured leaves. This moist cake is topped with a decadent honey-caramel glaze.
- Gluten-free option


The Mincemeat and Brandy Butter Cake – Even if you are not fond of mince pies, we guarantee this cake will make you reconsider the quintessential Christmas flavour of mincemeat. This thick cake, once cut, reveals a surprise layer of mincemeat and crushed almonds baked into its center. It is then topped with a brandy butter icing and dusted with demerara sugar. Santa likes it year-round.
- Gluten-free option
- Can be piped with your choice of message
- Contains nuts
- Contains alcohol


The Ginger Cake – This moist cake packs ground and stem ginger, and is topped by an orange glaze and some crystallised ginger. This winter favourite can be yours year-round.
- Vegan, dairy-free
- Can be piped with your choice of message


The Jasmine and Lime Cake – Our White Monkey Jasmine tea inspired this cake, which combines jasmine and lime in a buttery sponge, and is topped with a lime buttercream and lime zest. Journey to the Far East in just one bite.
- Can be piped with your choice of message


The Orange and Blueberry Cake – A pair made in heaven, orange and blueberries combine in this two-layered soft cake, topped with orange and vanilla buttercream. Best enjoyed on a sunny summer day on our terrasse, but we won't let that stop you from taking it home!
- Gluten-free option
- Can be piped with your choice of message


The Red Velvet Cake - This popular cake comes in three buttermilk and chocolate layers, covered by your choice of chocolate buttercream or cream cheese icing.  No need to pick a side in the chocolate and vanilla divide, as this cake manages to please both parties everytime!
- Can be piped with your choice of message


The Matcha Green Tea and Orange Cake - Our love affair with tea continues in this fragrant and soft cake, in which ground green tea leave were added for their soft aroma.  This two-layered cake is served with an orange and vanilla buttercream, with some added homemade orange curd in the middle, and topped with some orange zest and pistachios.
- Can be piped with your choice of message


Not Into Cakes?


The Red Velvet Cheesecake BrowniesFall in love with these brownies, which combine swirls of cheesecake, dark chocolate and red velvet to create the ultimate brownie experience. Your guests won't begrudge you the lack of cake, we promise!

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