Cakes Overseas Blog

Main Page

Don’t Buy the Hype: Why You Should Try Real Fruitcake

Johnny Carson once said, “There is only one fruitcake in the entire world, and people keep sending it to each other.” Folks love to poke fun at this old-time Christmas classic. You see it in movies and on TV. Heck, there are even hilarious memes floating around the internet about this seemingly indestructible confection, but what actually is real fruitcake? Where did it come from? The history of fruitcakes is long. Believe it or not, the fruitcake has existed in one form or another since Roman times. Read on to learn more about this traditional, sweet dessert and how it’s become such a staple in our holiday traditions.

Fresh baked real fruitcake on a wood background.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Chocolate Cake

Is there anything better than a rich, moist, slice of delicious chocolate cake? We don’t think there is, but we’re biased! At the end of this blog though, we think you might be a little biased too! Between fudge, chocolate ganache, whipped buttercream, and an assortment of chocolate toppings, it can certainly get a little overwhelming. But here at Cakes Overseas, we’re here to help. Which cake should you choose for which holiday? What about friends and family with allergies? Have no fear my chocolate cake-loving friends, we’ve got everything you need to know about chocolate cake in this neatly decorated blog! 

About Chocolate Cake: Everything You Want to Know! Cakes Overseas Blog

Welcome to Cakes Overseas. Who are we and what do we do?

  1. Well hey there! Welcome to the brand new Cakes Overseas blog page! A place where we fulfil your cake filled fantasies with delicious buttercream, moist chocolate sponge cake, and decadent cheesecake right on your screen. (Please don’t eat your phone!) 

I’m Shannon, and I LOVE cake. To be honest, I love cake more than I love virtually everything else in the world, except maybe my dog, Jasper. (<~~You’ll meet him in future blogs. He loves a tiny bite of cake!). So, when I was asked to start writing about my favorite subject in the world, how could I pass that up?

The answer: I couldn’t! 

With that being said, I can’t tell you how excited I am that you’ll be joining me on this adventure every month talking about cake, baking cake, and most importantly, EATING CAKE!