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SheCAN Biz: Cakes & Sweet treats by BIPOC Female Founders

SheCAN Biz: Cakes & Sweet treats by BIPOC Female Founders

An ever-growing list of Black-owned, female-led cake and sweet treat businesses you can check out and that deliver straight to your front door!

BAME business owners make up only 7.1% of business owners in the UK’s food and drink industry – meaning that Black business owners are an even smaller percentage.

Have a sweet tooth? Here are some amazing online female businesses you should buy from.

Paddy Cakes

Meet the makers:

Curated wife and husband, Chrystal and Patrick.

In 2014 both Chrystal and Patrick combined their skills of fine art and construction to create Paddy Cakes, baking the best cheesecakes and cakes in London.

Producing delicious cakes with unique, modern romantic designs.

While it may be the striking designs and sharp edges that grab your attention from the beginning, it is always the exquisite taste and flavour combinations that will keep you coming back for more. Paddy Cakesbelieve baking is an art, they are designers motivated by their love for design in all its forms including architecture, interiors, fine art, food and fashion.

The slogan at Paddy Cakes is “When cake meets art!”

Check out and order from Paddy Cakes here.

The Treats Club

Meet the maker

Say hello to the best donuts in town.

Treats Club is a female led dessert business launched in East London in 2018, specialising in handmade hot donuts, hot chocolate and ice cream.

The Treats Club is London’s leading hot donut brand and one of their favourites, as voted by MOB Kitchen, Eater London and Forbes 30 Under 30.

You can find them at London markets, festivals and soon at their first permanent shop opening late 2022.

Featured in Forbes 30 Under 30, Eater London and Mob Kitchen.

Everything on the menu is free from gelatine, 100% Veggie and Halal حلال.

See and shop all the available flavours of donuts here.

salt n sprinkles

Meet the maker | Sam

salt n sprinkles started as a passion project that quickly grew into a full-fledged business.

“They say when you do what you love you’ll never work a day in your life. I’m so grateful that my love for food and for photography has allowed me to do exactly that!”

Delicious cookies + sweets being delivered straight to your door (many of which are vegan, gluten, and dairy-free!)

Sam founded Salt N Sprinkles to show the world that dietary restrictions shouldn’t be a barrier to getting delicious treats! Sam also inspires and supports other BIPOC business owners to strive towards their dreams.

Instead of just buying cookies from the nearest grocery store, consider ordering exquisite homemade treats online from Salt N Sprinkles and find better quality cookies while also supporting Black-owned businesses.

Plumb & Rabbitts

Plumb and Rabbitts is a small bespoke wedding and celebration cake company based in Longhoughton, Alnwick, Northumberland, specialising in delicious bespoke wedding cakes, birthday cakes and celebration cakes designed by Royal College of Art graduate Autumn Anastasia Rabbitts.

With creative handmade cake designs and wonderful vintage recipes, Plumb & Rabbitts create something quite extraordinary with a fresh twist on tradition.

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Autumn grew up in her grandmother’s kitchen baking everything from coconut ice and amaretto truffles to Christmas cakes and toffee apples. Her love of baking started at an early age.

All the recipes at Plumb & Rabbitts have been passed down from Autumn’s grandmother and great grandmother. Both saved clippings from pre-war Britain on how to bake the best way and with the best ingredients.

Autumn proudly carries on her family traditions in cake baking to create stunning and delicious cake creations for her clients.

Shop bespoke cakes from Plumb & Rabbitts here.

Little Cake Garden

Meet the makers | Run by husband and wife duo, Jasmine and Robert

Bite size treats – it doesn’t get much sweeter than this!

Spreading happiness and wonder, one sweet treat at a time!

Little Cake Garden produce bespoke creations that are as delicious as they are captivating.

Founded by Jasmine in 2015, Little Cake Garden has always aimed to create treats that combine delicious flavours with a pretty aesthetic.

All treats are handmade in small batches in an array of colours, combining flowers, herbs and all manner of elements to produce desserts that are just as mouth-watering as they are beautiful.

Whimsical, romantic, delicious and unique; just a few words that have been used to describe Little Cake Garden cakes.

Interested in buying bite-sized treats, shop from Little Cake Garden here.

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