Forget gold jewellery and chocolates, this is where it's at this Valentine's DayThis year on Valentine’s Day, you can earn top brownie points with a mouthwatering combination of cake and flowers from none other than Mr Kipling. As romantic Brits prepare to spend an estimated £1.6 billion on the February 14th (thanks to St.Valentine), the nation’s favourite baker has taken it up a notch by creating a hand-tied arrangement containing 80 long-stemmed pink roses along with little versions of ‘Batting my lashes at you’ Battenburgs, ‘Love you cherry much’ Cherry Bakewells’ and ‘Fancy a Kiss Fondest Fancies.’
On the subject of the bouquet, a Mr Kipling spokesperson said: “For many years we’ve been mixing, baking and perfecting our exceedingly scrumptious cakes, so this Valentine’s Day we wanted to spread the love even further. As well as looking for something a bit different, over half of the people we spoke to also said they’d love to receive their favourite cake on the day of romance, so we wanted to create a unique gift with real wow factor to share with their special someone.” The mega-sized ‘bou-cake’, took an estimated 12 hours to make, it measures at 3ft tall and is said to cost £400. Well if this kind of cost doesn't quite fit your price range, then you can grab a smaller 'bou-cake' at Beaconsfield florist, Forever Green, for a more affordable price of £30 but be quick there are limited numbers of these!
Available to buy until February 14, each order comes with a complimentary box of special-edition Mr Kipling cakes. As shops, social media and your loved one adds to the Valentine’s Day pressure, what better gift is their for your lover to show off on their Instagram page? Go to Forever Green now to get your order in! This story first appeared on the Evening Standard