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Love Cake Love

Love and Cake are synonymous

You know what I mean – cake is something we all enjoy either a little or a bit too much.

Cake is a bit of a treat – a celebration to be shared with the ones you love.  We all remember cake being a part of family gatherings, birthdays, parties.  So to me cake is part of the essence of Love – something that is shared with those you hold closest.  Cake is a gift of sweetness.
Celebration Five Layer Rose Cake

Celebration Five Layer Rose Cake

I began making cakes by myself when I was 9 years old.  I remember making a tray bake of sponge, cutting it up into little squares then covering them with different coloured icing and different flavours – it was magic!   I loved the whole thing of sharing cake with my little sister and parents and my friend next door.

So when did I start making raw cakes?  I can honestly say that it was not a conscious decision.  After attending one of Kate Magic’s amazing raw chef courses, I started getting ideas that just dropped out of the ether.  I scribbled them down and just went into the kitchen to experiment and create.  its four years now since my raw cake journey began and the inspirations just keep on coming – throughout the first year I felt inspired to create all the cakes you can see here on the website.  I have to say that I don’t really have a sweet tooth and much prefer savoury food but I love the reactions I get from my cakes, and actually, being raw and good for you, they’re never too sweet anyway.

How does love really equate to cake though?  I just feel that there’s not enough real love in the world.  People these days are bereft of the sense of love;  receiving a hug, a compliment, a kind gesture . . .we are bereft of the spiritual sweetness that we so need.  Giving a cake is a way of saying ‘I Love You’.  Love, may not always be in the romantic sense, but in the sense of appreciation, kindness and care.  We all need a little more sweetness in our lives these days I’m sure you’ll agree!

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With love in mind, I’ve come up with a very special little Love Muffin as an exclusive Limited Edition Cake Gift for Valentines Day.  I have been absolutely inspired by the wings of cupid cos this little love muffin is as light as air and with a delicious coconut sweetness that is pure heaven.  Filled with goji and strawberry jam it’s a cake treat that’ll make you feel loved – even if you give it as a gift to the most important person in your life – you!  Valentine’s Love Muffin won’t be around for ever and is available to pre-order now for Valentines Day.  View here.

Raw cakes at raw4change.co.uk are full of good for you ingredients.  They are vegan and gluten free.  This little Love Muffin comes packaged in a muffin box tied with gold ribbon and you can even add a special gift message too.

Even people who aren’t into raw, absolutely love my cakes – its a love revelation.