Cake on demand, or 'CakeOD' is our unique same-day cake delivery service in Bristol.
If you need cake and you need it fast - we're your bakers! Just order by 12.30pm and we'll get any of the above cakes to you by dinner time, often before. Vegan and gluten free available, of course!
Let's see what some of our customers have said about CakeOD, the only 'on demand' cake service in the city...
Come and find out what you're missing out on - order a home baked Cake On Demand for delivery today for £20! You can also follow all the CakeOD chat on Twitter using the hashtag #cakeOD.
Until next time,
The Team @ 280 Bakes
We've been talking about a re-brand for a couple of months and it's finally here!
Let us know what you think of our new logo - we love it.
Now to find our logo across all the internet and update it...!
The Team @ 280 Bakes
Our first baking workshop of 2018 was a great success - here are some of photos from our afternoon's bake.
Thirteen lovely people from all over the south-west joined us for our vegan baking workshop in January, and look at the fabulous work they did! We had a mix of baking amateurs and people who had a little more experience, vegans and non-vegans both. The cake lovers went away with 18 buns, six of each of the three recipes we baked. We take a 'hands-on' approach, with each baker making their own cakes to take away. While we waited for the cakes to cook, we played games and held discussions on vegan themed conversation and all things cake!
If you're interested in coming along to our next workshop, check out our calendar of events. We'd love to see you there!
Big thanks to Harriet who took the fab pictures - wasn't she great?!
See you next time,
The team @ 280 Bakes
The team will be out and about this season with our cakes - come and find us at the following local events!
Subject to change, but we'll be there if we most possibly can.
We do take pre-orders, if you'd like anything in particular - save yourself delivery and enjoy the community event at the same time!
The Team @ 280 Bakes
With just one week left of Veganuary, when a huge swathe of new vegans join the movement, here's our final January vegan blog: Can you spot the difference between a vegan and non-vegan cake?
What do you think of when you think vegan cakes? Unless you're a regular customer of ours, you might not think of much! No eggs, no margarine or butter, no milk chocolate, no milk... What could a vegan cake look like?!
Well, a vegan cake looks just like a normal cake, actually. And no, we don't use kale... Take a look at some of our recent bakes, and we challenge you to spot the vegan ones! (Answers at the bottom of the blog post)
Our Louise has just come back from Costa Rica, bearing photos of cakes from the Latine American country. No tasters, but the photos look awesome!
So, Costa Rica s not known for its cake - or really, even its food. You might think of beaches, wildlife, music, before you think of the food from that area, but there really is so much lovely goodness to try, and cake is no exception. Take a look at some of my photos below ... Let me know if you've ever baked these yourself!
A true baker snaps photos of cake while she's on holiday...
Look out for more cakes from abroad, whenever one of our bakers goes on holiday. You can follow our 'cake holidays' on #280ontour on Twitter.
Thanks for reading,
Louise & Team.
Today we've invited Bohemian Hippy to to our blog. They're a team of Scottish vegans who help their customers live a 100% animal product free life, while helping out an animal charity too. And with 60% of our customers being vegan, we thought you might be interested.
Why Bohemian Hippy Merchandise Will Save Animal Lives This Veganuary
As part of its commitment to the wonderful cause that is Veganuary, Bohemian Hippy, an online vegan merchandise stockist, has put to together a sample of its amazing and ethically sourced merchandise to help you do your bit in 2018.
At Bohemian Hippy, we understand how important it is to wear your message about veganism and animal rights, so we created a shop where you can find not-for-profit ethical clothing with full vegan ink.
Being vegan is a way of life and, as the good people over at Veganuary say, there are many reasons why people should go vegan in 2018. A way of living with compassion and care and a way of living that lets us eat all the delicious food that we like without having to harm or mistreat hundreds of thousands of innocent animals to do it.
We’re very proud to be vegan here at Bohemian Hippy, and we’ll take any opportunity we get to shout about the benefits of being vegan for both humans and animals at any given opportunity, so we thank 280 Bakes for this amazing opportunity to shout about what we do!
We believe that the only downside to being vegan is that there simply isn’t enough vegan merchandise to let us shout about it properly. At Bohemian Hippy however, we’re on a mission to change that.
That’s why you will be met with a huge range of vegan merchandise when you visit the Bohemian Hippy webstore. We sell bespoke products, each featuring exclusive designs, slogans and patterns, so you can proudly display your vegan tendencies and look cool doing it.
Our t-shirts, sportswear, bags, and home products are sold not for profit. Instead of taking any money ourselves from the sale of our vegan merchandise UK, we’re putting it toward the foundation of Lotus Animal Sanctuary.
Lotus Animal Sanctuary has been a dream of ours at Bohemian Hippy for some time now, and will let us improve the lives of many animals and teach adults and children alike that animal agriculture is not how they were meant to live.
As well as providing a home for various animals, such as calves that are discarded by the cruel dairy industry, the Lotus Animal Sanctuary will give every visitor the chance to get up close and personal with these wonderful animals. That way, we can show the world how much love these animals can give, and that they are deserving of as much better quality of life.
If you agree with us and want to help make Lotus Animal Sanctuary a reality and really get on board with our friends over at Veganuary, why not represent your beliefs with some of Bohemian Hippy’s vegan merchandise?
Here’s just a few of our most popular products which we hope will allow your to burst with vegan pride in 2018.
Tote Shoulder Bag – Peace Justice Vegan – One size 42x38cm
Our vegan tote bags are ideal for carrying the shopping, spare clothes or absolutely anything that you could need with you. Even better, our simple yet effective design jumps out from the bag’s front, leaving nobody in doubt that you are living your best meat and cruelty free life. Go you!
Vegan Athlete Performance Shirt
One of the most frequent and irritating arguments against veganism is that humans are somehow supposed to eat meat to gain protein and stay strong. Of course, that’s just not the case, and you can show the world just how strong and healthy you are as you work out in our Vegan Athlete performance shirt.
Please note, this is just a wee sample of what we offer here at Bohemian Hippy. Feel free to explore our whole range online!
Good luck for Veganuary people, we're right behind you! Be vegan, be proud.
With love, Bohemian Hippy x
Thank you Bohemian Hippy. Best of luck with your animal sanctuary - we'll stop by if we're ever in Scotland!
You can follow Bohemian Hippy on Twitter, or Facebook.
Want to celebrate your new vegan wardrobe? A cake just *makes* a celebration, and we deliver vegan cakes all over Bristol and Portishead!
Until next time,
Louise & Team
Vegan living in Bristol? Here are our top 14 tips for vegan treat finding in our amazing city.
Please ignore the awful grammar. Something we are working on to improve with Storify! (Grrr!)
How do you like our top Bristol vegan tips? Have we missed anything big?
Why not go try somewhere new this month - you don't need to be vegan to enjoy the food here!
The Team @ 280 Bakes
We've been looking for new bakers this month, and we're please to announce Heidi and Sue have joined our team. Welcome to 280 Bakes, ladies!
Heidi is a mum-of-one from Patchway in Bristol. She's originally from Hungary and learned her initial baking skills from her mum. Then, baking birthday cakes for friends and family, devouring blogs and recipe books (especially those from pastry chefs), she honed her skills and has become an accomplished cake baker.
Heidi joined 280 Bakes to allow her to bake more, as it's something she really enjoys. Carrot cake with cream cheese frosting is her favourite cake.
Sue is the second baker to join us this month. She's our most eastern Bristol baker, from the area of
Hanham. She's a keen golfer, and Sue's favourite cake is Lemon Sponge.
Sue says James Martin is one of her favourite chefs, but she inspiration from all over.
We're looking forward to seeing your cakes, guys, welcome to the team!
The Team @ 280 Bakes
So, you're throwing a party for New Year? Awesome! Here are our top tips on how to have THE BEST New Year party your friends have ever been to!
1. Avoid the anti-climatic moment at 12.01 am with a banging playlist - make sure the first few tunes of 2018 are party starters, even if you've been going for several hours already! We suggest...
- Shawn Mendes - There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back
- Calvin Harris - Feels
- Pharrell Williams - Happy
2. Make sure there's a cake - everyone loves cake! Our boozy New Year cakes are perfect for the occasion. Gluten free, standard or vegan... and we deliver! Orders close on 29th December.
Welcome to the 280 Bakes blog! Most posts are by our team, but if you fancy guest blogging, give us a shout!