Let them eat cake – make your next celebration easy peasy with dessert from The Stores Grocer
Have you tried and failed at making a creation from the famed Women’s Weekly Birthday Cake Book? Buttered up Betty Crocker for some box-mix cupcakes that didn’t turn out quite right? Fear not, amateur bakers, and let the professionals at The Stores Grocer handle this situation. With a touch of sugar, spice and everything nice, the culinary wizards at the West End foodie haven are skilled hands at throwing together the ingredients, firing up the oven and watching creations rise. Here’s a taste of what they have been whipping up …
If you never managed to nail the intricacies of baking, don’t beat yourself up too much. The Stores Grocer is backed by a talented team of baking experts – including Milanese chef Jacopo Corbetta and pâtissier Daryl Willmott – who have years of cake-making experience under their collective belts. Sweet tooths can reap all of the benefits and indulge in a huge range of decadent desserts, from classic butter cakes (complete with caramelia pearls) and chocolate cakes to coffee-infused tiramisu and even New York-style cheesecakes. Those who crave a fruity flavour can feast on frangipane tarts with seasonal fruit, rhubarb-custard crumble tarts, pumpkin-maple loaves, lemon-meringue tarts or flourless orange cakes. There are also cupcakes (of the Devil’s food variety), flans, biscuits, muffins, cannoli and much more, plus a variety of gluten-free and vegan goodies too – score!
We all know cake isn’t complete without all of the fancy accoutrements, so The Stores Grocer has got you sorted. You can snag tempting dessert accompaniments like fresh double cream, crème fraiche, ice-cream, sorbet, chocolate sauce, fruit sauce, flavoured sugars, tuilles and seasonal fruits. If that isn’t enough sweet stuff to sate your senses, you can go all out and grab a hamper filled with a mouth-watering range of gourmet foods and fresh produce – your picnic will have never looked better. The Stores Grocer’s range of picture-perfect cakes and pastries is available in store or can be ordered in advance by calling 07 3255 0033.
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