Sunday, 23 August 2015


Ninth Annual Vegan Month of Food aka “VeganMoFo” returns  September 2015
The ninth Annual Vegan Month of Food (aka “VeganMoFo”) returns for another month-long culinary affair, encouraging daily posts beginning September 1, 2015, and bigger + brighter engagements via Instagram updates and daily creative prompts at VeganMoFo HQ (
This worldwide event features participants hailing from over 22 countries, who pledge to post about vegan food on a near daily basis throughout the entire month of September. VeganMoFo’s evolution has seen it expand beyond the realm of blogs to encompass all social media platforms: Instagram, Youtube, Twitter, and beyond. These food writers ,professional and home cooks will write about what they eat and what they cook, all with the intention of showcasing the wide and delicious world of vegan food.
Kayleigh of Deerly Beloved Bakery is a Norwich based vegan baker, blogger, author and owner of Deerly Beloved bakery joining in for their 5th VEGANMOFO and focusing on delicious recipes, tales from her bakery, videos and possible posts about Moomins and schnauzers.
This internet-based September 1-30, 2015, across hundreds of blogs and social media accounts around the globe.
Weekly blog and Instagram roundups will be be housed at VeganMoFo International HQ ( and updated on the official Instagram, @veganmofo. The official website also offers writing guides and post ideas, an RSS feed, blogs by category, an F.A.Q., sign up and 2015 badges.
VeganMoFo is a grassroots event that evolved from an international community of vegans who love to cook, and are passionate about sharing their love of vegan food with the rest of the world. The idea was first created by famed vegan chef, cookbook author and Modern Love chef/owner Isa Chandra Moskowitz of The Post Punk Kitchen (
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Tuesday, 14 July 2015

Photo Or It Didn't Happen!

Once again it's been a busy old few months for Deerly Beloved!
 We have got to make so many lovely cakes and been able to be so creative with all the novelty cake orders we have had. 
We have tried to take as many photo's as possible in the theme of 'Photo or it didn't happen!' Trust me a lot of cakes didn't get snapped but they definitely happened! :) 
We were also were named in the top 7 UK Vegan Businesses on BuzzFeed! Which we are extremely proud of! So all in all it's been a busy but exciting few months. 

1) Our lovely customer Miranda turned 18 and I was lucky enough to make her cake :)
2) Friday's baking
3) Our New Chocolate Orange Cake
4) Chocolate Orange Totoro Cake
5 ,6,7,8) Plans for a Nigerian/Scottish Fusion Cake, making it, and the finished three tier cake!
9) Our New Lemon Shortbread Cake
10) Red Velvet Cake
11)  Our New Rosemary Chocolate Cake
12) Peppa Pig Dino Cake
13) GF Chocolate Raspberry Ganache Cake
14) Hazelnut Chocolate Music Cake
15) Vanilla Ipswich Town Cake
16) Chocolate and Vanilla Baby Shower Cupcakes
17) Hand painted Alice In Wonderland Cake for Waterstones Cafe W 150 years of Alice event
18) Black Forest, Hazelnut Choc and Cookies and Kream Cupcakes
19) Our sellout Pop Up Cafe at Norwich Makers Market
20) Our sell out stall at The Global Village Market
21) Us in the Top 7 UK Companies on Buzz Feed
22,23) Lovely photo's from our customers enjoying our cakes!

Thursday, 7 May 2015

What we have been up to for the last few months!

I have to first off apologise for not posting for soooo long! It has been so busy at Deerly Beloved that I haven't had a chance to post for what seems like ages. So rather than tell you what I have been up to, I thought I would post pictures because we all love food pictures right? 

1) My favourite seasonal cake Blood Orange and Almond Cake! (see you in the winter time my darling blood orange!)
2) Sunday baking for Unio Cafe, Biddy's Tea Room and St Benedicts Food Store
3)  Friday Baking orders
4) Our new Chocolate and Vanilla Shortbread Cake!
5) Our New Hazelnut Latte Cake!
6) Easter Chocolate Deluxe Box
7) GF Lemon, Almond and Blueberry Cupcakes
8&9) Sell out Mind Body and Spirit Festival Stall at the Forum
10) I turned 29 and my lovely sister made me a Moomin cake!
11) Cupcake order! Cookies and Kream, Rosemary and Choc and Black Forest.
12&13) Our cakes at Unio Cafe at the UEA with it's purdy signage!
14) GF Chocolate Matilda Book Cake with chocolate ganache
15&16) Cookies and Kream Totoro Cake!
17) Me wearing the gorgeous All Glamour No Guts necklaces!
18) A busy day at the 2nd Norwich Zine Fair co-created by my lovely husband Kyle.

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Deerly Beloved Bakery 4 Today!

Today is a very special day as Deerly Beloved Bakery turns 4 years old today! :D

I want to say a big thank you to all my customers, customers who have turned into good friends, supporters, and the shops I supply; St. Benedict's Food Store​, Biddy's Tea Room​, Waterstones Norwich​ Cafe W and Unio Coffee​ you are all amazing!

I would also like to thank my little team of helpers, my husband Kyle (or aka mr delivery man, washerupper and stall helper) my sister Danielle, and my mum and step dad who all step  up to help out this one woman business!

So I thought I would share a picture of some of the highlights of Deerly Beloved so far:
1) Our first ever stall
2)and the many stalls after that!
3) and our very busy pop up cafes!
4) Winning Best Small Business at the Norwich Eco Awards
5) Making my own wedding cake
6) Getting my cakes into cafes including Biddy's and  Waterstones Cafe W!
7) Supplying Unio Coffee at the UEA!
8)My blog and working on youtube videos
9) Getting to write my recipes for magazines and recipe books!

I can't wait for the next 4 years! :D

Friday, 6 March 2015

Mothers Day and Easter Treats!

Mothers day and Easter have arrived and here at Deerly Beloved and we have lots of cakes and bakes to make your spring celebrations a real treat! 
Our classic celebration cakes come in double layers and a range of flavours! 
If you want something bespoke  please contact us and we can come up with the perfect cake for your beloved!The celebration cakes can be made in 4.5'', 8'' and 10'' round cakes and serve 2, 10, 16 (respectively) generous slices. 
Our cakes can be made GF by using no gluten containing ingredients, and although we have a strict cross contamination policy, please bear in mind we do use gluten flour in our kitchen. 
All ingredients are local, seasonal and fairtrade where possible and 100% cruelty free!They are freshly made to order, no cakes hanging around waiting to be sold here! 
They can either be collected from the bakery or delivered in the Norwich area for a £4 charge. 
Ordering can't be simpler! Email your order to and you can either pay by cheque or we can send a PayPal invoice to your email address. 
Once we have received your payment we will send you an email confirmation and your cakes will be freshly made, ready for you to collect or be delivered in the Norwich area.

The Deerly Beloved Easter Celebration Cake is a rich chocolate cake sandwiched with a chocolate buttercream inside and then covered with white icing. It is then topped with beautiful handmade daffodils and mascari flowers!

  • 4.5'' Two Layer Mini Cake £13 Gluten Free £15
  • 10'' Two Layers Sandwiched with Vegan Buttercream £39. Gluten Free add £5

  • 4.5'' Serves 2. 10'' Serves 16.
    Collection or Delivery Only

     Green Tea and Lemon Cake.
    A delicate lemon sponge topped with lemon and green tea icing and a piped flower decoration.

    4.5'' Two layer Mini Cake £10 GF £11

    8'' Two Layers with Vegan Buttercream £29 GF add £5

    10'' Two Layers Sandwiched with Vegan Buttercream £35. GF add £5

    4.5'' Serves 2. 8'' serves 10. 10'' serves 16
     Collection or Delivery Only

    Our Classic Victoria Sponge Cake. 
    Two layers of almond sponge with piped vanilla buttercream and raspberry compote. Topped with a sprinkling of unrefined sugar.

    4.5'' Two layer Mini Cake £10 GF £11

    8'' Two Layers with Vegan Buttercream £29 GF add £5

    10'' Two Layers Sandwiched with Vegan Buttercream £35. GF add £5

    4.5'' Serves 2. 8'' serves 10. 10'' serves 16
    Collection or Delivery Only

     Our Apple Rose Tarts are one of our most popular treats!
    A pastry cup holds a rich homemade Lemon Curd. We then poach apple slices in natural colouring and arrange them into a rose.
    Box of 6 £12

    Collection or Delivery Only

    Deluxe Chocolate Easter Box.
    The Ultimate Chocolate Easter Collection is here! Containing 4 of our best sellers including:
    1 Peanut Flutter Bar
    1 Peppermint Pattie Slice
    1 Double Chocolate Brownie
    1 Giant Choc Chip Cookie Sandwich

    Collection or Delivery Only on Saturday 4th of April

    Plus all our Classic Celebration Cakes are available to order! Take a look at our year round range here: Celebration Cakes

    For ingredient and allergy information please click here