Celebrate your special day with a cake for every occasion from The Big Wedding Cake Company / All Things Sugar.
Please scroll down to see examples of some of our Birthday cakes and Anniversary cakes. Click an image to enlarge. Please feel free to contact us with any specific design ideas you may have for your special cake. Use our Cake Portions Guide to work out what size you would like your cake.
The birthday cake has been an integral part of the birthday celebrations in Western cultures since the middle of the 19th century. Certain rituals and traditions, such as singing of birthday songs, associated with birthday cakes are common to many Western cultures. The Western tradition of adding lit candles to the top of a birthday cake originates in 18th century America. However, the intertwining of cakes and birthday celebrations stretch back to the Ancient Romans. The development of the birthday cake has followed the development of culinary and confectionery advancement. While throughout most of Western history, these elaborate cakes in general were the privilege of the wealthy, birthday cakes are nowadays common to most Western birthday celebrations. Around the world many variations on the birthday cake, or rather the birthday pastry or sweets, exist. wikipedia