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General information about 7Marvels, News, Events

The Queen’s Chocolate Birthday Cake – designed for royalty!

Queen Chocolate Cake slice

There is a real life royal story behind this cake. Back in the 19th century Queen Victoria’s Swiss born chef, Gabriel Tschumi, came up with a recipe for a very fine, intensely chocolate cake.  It clearly went down well with Queen Victoria, and very likely with succeeding monarchs because our very own Queen Elizabeth, Queen […]

Reducing sugar in cakes

Christmas Lemon Strawberry Entremet

Many customers of mine are looking for ways to keep healthy by making small yet manageable lifestyle changes to their diet. This means I often get asked about reducing sugar when someone makes a bespoke cake, pastry, or French macaron order. When it comes to sugar, I think it is important not to discredit it […]

Where can I find an egg-free or gluten-free cake for special occasions?

Close up Autumn Macaronia

For anyone who suffers an egg or gluten allergy, celebrating special occasions (such as a loved one’s birthday or enjoying Christmas time) can sometimes pose a bit of a challenge food-wise. This can be especially the case if you aren’t organising the special event yourself, as it makes it difficult to control (or know for […]

The inspiration behind our Christmas range

Christmas Cake

The “most wonderful time of the year” is soon approaching — and don’t we all certainly deserve an indulgent treat or two this winter after a testing six months! With that in mind, I truly wanted to create beautiful, bespoke products for the Christmas range that would be full of festive cheer, brightening your and […]

Cakes and Macarons Delivery Information

I want to share our efforts in making sure our customers and community stay safe. Out of precaution, we’re taking all actions and opportunities to enhance cleaning procedures, reinforce hygiene, and continue to follow our established and rigorous HACCAP plan and food safety guidelines. This includes: Increasing our frequency of cleaning and sanitising all surfaces […]

Chewy Chocolate Cookies

This is another kids-friendly recipe to try with your little ones.  Whether you are a child or an adult, there is something so comforting about a glass of milk and a warm chocolate cookie. These chocolate cookies are such a treat and so easy to make, they are a must try for all chocolate lovers! […]

Bespoke wedding cakes

Baking from within the iconic, century-old Poppy Factory in Richmond upon Thames, 7Marvels’ founder, Cristina Popescu, works to the tradition of artisans. Handpicking only the most quintessential ingredients, from seasonal, British berries to the renowned Amalfi lemons in Italy, each cake from 7Marvels is designed with meticulous detail and forethought. Whether it be Cristina’s famed MacaroniaTM […]