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Christening Cakes

A christening cake is perfect for a christening, baptism or naming day. Like the way we mark birthdays and weddings with the ritual of cutting a cake, it also plays a vital role in the christening celebrations. With the cutting of the cake, everyone gathers around and celebrates with the new parents and godparents, and, of course, the newly-christened baby.

Patisserie Valerie has a vast range of beautiful cakes to help you celebrate your child's special day. Our elegant yet simple christening cakes are the perfect way to help you introduce your little one to the world.

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  • Black Forest Gateau
    Black Forest Gateau - Patisserie Valerie
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  • Classic Strawberry Gateau
    Classic Strawberry Gateau - Patisserie Valerie
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  • Pink Candy Stripe Gateau
    Pink Candy Stripe Gateau - Patisserie Valerie
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  • Chocolate Orange Ombre
    Chocolate Orange Ombre - Patisserie Valerie
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  • Fairytale Gateau
    Fairytale Gateau - Patisserie Valerie
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  • Blue Candy Stripe Gateau
    Blue Candy Stripe Gateau - Patisserie Valerie
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  • Red Velvet Gateau
    Red Velvet Cake - Patisserie Valerie
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  • Raspberry Fault Line Gateau
    Raspberry Fault Line Gateau - Patisserie Valerie
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  • Caramel Biscuit Cake
    Caramel Biscuit Cake - Patisserie Valerie
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  • Naked Carrot Cake
    Naked Carrot Cake - Patisserie Valerie
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  • Lemon Candy Stripe Gateau
    Lemon Candy Stripe Gateau - Patisserie Valerie
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  • Mint Chocolate Gateau
    Mint Chocolate Gateau - Patisserie Valerie
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  • Banoffee Gateau
    Banoffee Gateau - Patisserie Valerie
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    Peanut Butter Gateau - Patisserie Valerie
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  • Coconut Gateau
    Coconut Gateau - Patisserie Valerie
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What kind of Christening Cake should I choose?

A common tradition was to save the top tier of your wedding cake and later use it for your child's christening cake. Today, it's more popular to mark the occasion with a magnificent cake. However, with so much choice available, it can be hard to decide what would make the perfect christening cake. Modern christening cakes come in various shapes, sizes, styles and even colours. Some have simple decorations on the top, while others are a lot more extravagant. Patisserie Valerie has a great selection of modern christening cakes for girls and boys.

You can opt for a colourful christening cake in pastel blues or pretty pinks, representing your baby's gender. If you prefer a christening cake with a more neutral colour scheme, you'll also find more simple christening cakes with minimal embellishments. Your cake can also be personalised with a special inscription to help you mark the special day.

Christening Cakes for Girls

If you are looking for christening cakes for girls, you won't be disappointed. We offer a range of unique Christening cakes for girls.

How about a Fairytale Gateau for your little princess? Not only does it look beautiful with glimmering pearls, hand-piped pink and white swiss buttercream swirls and pink sprinkles, but it also tastes delicious, too. You'll enjoy four layers of vanilla sponge, vanilla swiss buttercream and delicious raspberry jam.

You may prefer the Pink Candy Stripe Gateau, a five-layered cake with alternate pink sponge layers, delicious raspberry jam and Swiss buttercream. Decorated with macrons and a sprinkling of chocolate and glitter confetti, it's undoubtedly an incredible cake.

The Raspberry Gateau makes a beautiful christening cake for a little girl. This delicious cake has four layers of chocolate sponge alternating with layers of raspberry cream and raspberry compote. Covered in pink vanilla Swiss buttercream and topped with pretty pink swirls, the cake is finished off with a band of blue sugar sprinkles.

Christening Cakes for Boys

You'll find there's no shortage of delicious and magnificent christening cakes for boys.

The Blue Candy Stripe Gateau is a feast for the senses. Its five layers of blue candy stripes and alternate layers of vanilla sponge combine with a zingy raspberry jam and delicious Swiss buttercream. Coated with white and blue Swiss buttercream icing, the cake is lovingly decorated with vanilla and salted caramel macaroons, hand-piped vanilla buttercream swirls and sprinkled with chocolate and glitter.

Gorgeous inside and out, the Chocolate Orange Ombre is a delightful christening cake for a boy.

A cake that's fit for a prince, with rich chocolate cream sponge layers filled with orange cream and orange fruit filling. The cake is decorated with Swiss meringue buttercream rosettes and chocolate orange segments. 

Christening cakes near you

At Patisserie Valerie, we understand that there's a lot to do when planning a christening celebration. That's why we offer a next-day delivery service to make things easier for you. All you need to do is select the Christening cake you want and your customisation options, and once you've confirmed your order, our bakers will begin making it.

When your christening cake is ready, it's frozen and securely packaged to protect it and keep in all that deliciousness. Your christening cake will be delivered the very next day, directly to your door. For extra convenience, we also offer a click-and-collect service for our Christening cakes.