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The history of cake dates back to ancient times. The first cakes were very different from what we eat today. They were more bread-like and sweetened with honey. Nuts and dried fruits were often added. According to the food historians, the ancient Egyptians were the first culture to show evidence of advanced baking skills. The¬†Oxford English Dictionary¬†traces the English word cake back to the 13th century. It is a derivation of ‘kaka’, an Old Norse word. Medieval European bakers often made fruitcakes and gingerbread. These foods could last for many months.

Thankfully the art of baking has evolved over the years – today the only limit is your imagination! Wedding Cakes, Birthday Cakes, Celebration Cakes, Cupcakes or perhaps keep it classy with a Classic bake…

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