We’ve found the best cake in Somerset!

Abi from Cake Bristol puts the finishing touches on her cake.

Abi from Cake Bristol puts the finishing touches on her cake. - Credit: Archant

Following the successful cake tasting event in Bath, Somerset Life is proud to announce the winner of The Best Cake in Somerset

Who bakes the best cake in Somerset?

Who bakes the best cake in Somerset? - Credit: Archant

The sun was shining, the street performers singing and the shoppers out in force on Old Bond Street, Bath, for the first ever Somerset Life event to find the Best Cake in Somerset. The competition was tough, but luckily the people of Bath were on hand to help pick a winner.

Passing members of the public – whether they were on their lunch break, enjoying the school holidays or on a day out in the spa city of Bath – all took on the gruelling task of tasting each cake and voting for their favourite. The cakes were submitted by bakeries across the Somerset Life distribution area to ensure we captured our reader’s favourite bakers. It was a close competition. All of the cakes had a great reaction from the public and gathered high numbers of votes – a testament to the skill of our local Somerset bakeries. But there could be only one winner and we are pleased to announce that The Best Cake in Somerset is the Chocolate Bad Boy Cake by The Bristol Bakehouse.

The Cakes

Bath Cake Company

Bath Cake Company - Credit: Archant

Chocolate Truffle Torte with Salted Caramel by Bath Cake Company

Founded by Celia Adams in 2010, Bath Cake Company create bespoke celebration cakes from their location in the heart of Bath. The bakery also offers cake decorating classes and parties for home bakers who want to widen their cake knowledge.

Gluten Free Chocolate, Hazelnut and Salted Caramel Sensation by Cake Bristol

Cake Bristol

Cake Bristol - Credit: Archant

Cake Bristol like to bake with local and fair trade ingredients. Specialising in the unusual and revelling in a challenge, they offer wedding and occasion cakes in addition to the cupcakes and other treats available in their cake shop in Bishopston, Bristol.


Snickers Cake by Cakes by Ola

Cakes by Ola

Cakes by Ola - Credit: Archant

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Cakes by Ola is a home-based bakery in Weston-super-Mare that specialises in European style Celebration and Dessert cakes.


Lemon and Raspberry Sponge by LilyRoo Cakes

LilyRoo Cakes

LilyRoo Cakes - Credit: Archant

From her home in Bleadney, Wells, Jo creates celebration cakes, cupcakes, biscuits, wedding favours and desserts for all occasions. Plus, keen bakers can take part in bespoke cupcake decorating parties in her 5 star rated and inspected kitchen.

Passion Fruit and Raspberry Entrement by Ornella Bianca

Nestled in the quiet village of Kingston St Mary, Ornella creates beautiful French-inspired patisseries, beautiful bespoke wedding cakes and macaron towers. Ornella Bianca offers a full consultation service for wedding cake designs and even runs cupcake decorating classes for those who want to get hands-on with their cake!

Ornella Bianca

Ornella Bianca - Credit: Archant


Gluten Free Chocolate Bad Boy Cake by The Bristol Bakehouse

Bristol Bakehouse is a gluten-free and vegan specialist bakery. They offer a range of gluten free treats from cupcakes and occasion cakes to delicious wedding cakes that can be designed to order.

The Bristol Bakehouse

The Bristol Bakehouse - Credit: Archant

To find out the winner of the best cake in the Cotswolds, click here.

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