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    niknaknoo1982
    Asda extra special occasion cakes
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    • 11th May 09, 11:07 AM
    Asda extra special occasion cakes 11th May 09 at 11:07 AM
    For those of you who are unsure about supermarket wedding cakes, I can highly recommend the asda 'extra special' occasion cakes. They are lovely moist fruitcakes and i actually think they taste nicer than many of the homemade wedding cakes i tried! My wedding was on the 1st May and we used the asda cakes, 3 tiers, small medium and large (costing around 30 for 3 tiers) We used a 3 tier wedding cake stand purchased from ebay, and i bought decorations and my aunty kindly decorated the cakes for me and did it beautifully... No-one apart from my mum, hubby and aunt knew it was asda cakes and everyone complimented on how lovely it was and 'I bet that cost an arm and a leg!'

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    • nat82
    • By nat82 11th May 09, 11:12 AM
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    • 11th May 09, 11:12 AM
    Your cake looks fantastic! Thank you for letting us know how yummy it was!

    Congrats on your wedding too!

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    • By tessie bear 11th May 09, 11:31 AM
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    • 11th May 09, 11:31 AM
    your cake looks really lovely...congratulations (on cake and wedding)
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    • By lilian1977 11th May 09, 11:32 AM
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    • 11th May 09, 11:32 AM
    Thanks for this, I'm very tempted by them! Congratulations! x


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    • 11th May 09, 11:35 AM
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    • 11th May 09, 11:35 AM
    Thanks, and no probs. I was quoted 200 for a really basic 2 tier cake from one of the cheapest basic bakeries in our area, and it didn't look half as nice! I'm really glad i chose the asda cakes in the end. It saved us a load of money and everyone loved it I was really worried incase it looked 'cheap' but worked out great.
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    • 11th May 09, 11:49 AM
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    • 11th May 09, 11:49 AM
    Wow - it looks great and works out even cheaper then M&S! Thanks for the tip.
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    • By Horace 11th May 09, 12:14 PM
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    • 11th May 09, 12:14 PM
    Congratulations on your wedding - your cake is gorgeous by the way.
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    • By *Louise* 11th May 09, 12:51 PM
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    Fantastic cake - what a great bargain.
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    • By rinroo 11th May 09, 7:36 PM
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    looks much more expensive than the price you paid - Good to know it tasted good too.

    It looks lovely
    • sarahh112
    • By sarahh112 12th May 09, 12:00 PM
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    sarahh112
    Hi

    I don't suppose anyone knows if Asda do a sponge cake in the Extra Special Range as I was hoping to have 2 tiers of fruit and 1 tier of sponge.

    Also do they do the cutting blocks?

    Thanks very much.

    Kind regards
    Sarah

    P.s Niknaknoo the cake looks gorgeous.
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  • niknaknoo1982
    I have seen other people asking about undecorated supermarket cakes so just bumping this up to show an example of one xx
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    • DitaBombita
    • By DitaBombita 6th Jun 10, 11:25 AM
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    Well thats me decided for the evening cake! Looks great - will have to get myself a tier stand thing - are the flowers silk ones on the top? They look fab
    • irishwench69
    • By irishwench69 6th Jun 10, 4:11 PM
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    Lovely picture and cake niknaknoo1982 - thanks for sharing

    Can I ask what seller you used for your cake stand on ebay? I really like the style of yours, but am not having much luck finding anything similar (or reasonably priced!) on ebay

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    • lindaatno9
    • By lindaatno9 6th Jun 10, 4:48 PM
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    Fabulous!!!! There's a wedding cake programme on the Wedding channel around 9pm. It really is great for tips!!
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