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We are a home based bakery and do not have a shop. Please place an order with us directly via phone or email below.
PLEASE ORDER 2 BUSINESS DAYS IN ADVANCE.
CLIENTS ARE REQUESTED TO ORDER IN BATCH QUANTITIES - listed under each product's description.
If you only want ONE sweet treat to hit the spot, take a look at our FIND ME page to see the coffee shops we supply with fresh goods :)

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A true experience awaits you...

We create artisanal baked goods that will ruin you for life. Cake should be so delicious that it makes you emotional - this is what we do! We offer you a memorable experience and joy that only our flavourful cake can bring. Our philosophy is yumminess.

Interview with owner & Head Baker - Aurelia Lambrechts

Interview with owner & Head Baker - Aurelia Lambrechts

We offer an experience, not a product.

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What We Do

We are an Artisanal Home Bakery that creates a delectable, seasonal range of illegally delicious freshly baked goods, focusing on...

  1. Cupcakes
  2. Muffins
  3. Brownies
  4. Cakes
  5. Tarts
  6. Gluten Free Goods

Why We Do It

We want you to experience the joy that flavourful cakes can bring! We believe cake has to be incredibly delicious and not just pretty… We don't do pink, airy fairy, overly sweet stuff. We do flavourful, seasonal, fresh, quality, original, perfectly balanced baked goods. FLAVOUR is what drives us. We believe that a baked product that doesn't make you emotional is a waste of time... Our philosophy is yumminess. Jump on board, we're going to show you the way!

We'd love to hear from you! Click the link to contact us.

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Red Velvet

Red Velvet

Cakes/Cupcakes, Gluten Free

Prices & Info

Prices & Info

Cakes/Cupcakes, Gluten Free, Muffins, Other

Gluten Free Chocolate Brownie

Gluten Free Chocolate Brownie

Brownies, Gluten Free

Baked Cheesecake

Baked Cheesecake

Other

Salted Caramel Apple Blondie

Salted Caramel Apple Blondie

Brownies

Strawberries & Cream

Strawberries & Cream

Cakes/Cupcakes, Gluten Free

Red Velvet Brownies

Red Velvet Brownies

Brownies

Chocolate & Fruit Tarts

Chocolate & Fruit Tarts

Other

Choc Chip & Pecan Cookies

Choc Chip & Pecan Cookies

Gluten Free

Lemon & Pistachio

Lemon & Pistachio

Cakes/Cupcakes, Gluten Free

Poppy Seed & White Chocolate

Poppy Seed & White Chocolate

Cakes/Cupcakes, Gluten Free

Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate

Cakes/Cupcakes, Gluten Free

Earl Grey & Salted Caramel Blondie

Earl Grey & Salted Caramel Blondie

Brownies

Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon Meringue Pie

Other

Blueberry & Lemon

Blueberry & Lemon

Cakes/Cupcakes, Gluten Free

Banana, Bran & Raisin

Banana, Bran & Raisin

Muffins

Pear, Apple and Blueberry

Pear, Apple and Blueberry

Muffins

Cranberry and Coconut

Cranberry and Coconut

Muffins

German Apple and Nut

German Apple and Nut

Cakes/Cupcakes, Gluten Free

Banana & Chocolate

Banana & Chocolate

Cakes/Cupcakes, Gluten Free

Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

Cakes/Cupcakes, Gluten Free

Double Chocolate Brownie

Double Chocolate Brownie

Brownies

Rooibos Cappuccino

Rooibos Cappuccino

Cakes/Cupcakes, Gluten Free

Pumpkin & Cream Cheese

Pumpkin & Cream Cheese

Muffins

Cinnabon Cupcakes

Cinnabon Cupcakes

Cakes/Cupcakes, Gluten Free

Apple, Date and Pecan Nut

Apple, Date and Pecan Nut

Gluten Free, Muffins

Rolo Cheesecake Squares

Rolo Cheesecake Squares

Other

Cheesecake Chocolate Brownie

Cheesecake Chocolate Brownie

Brownies

Passion Fruit and Raspberry

Passion Fruit and Raspberry

Cakes/Cupcakes

Gluten Free Lemon Polenta

Gluten Free Lemon Polenta

Cakes/Cupcakes, Gluten Free

Milktart

Milktart

Gluten Free, Other

How to Bake Perfect Cupcakes

How to Bake Perfect Cupcakes

A guide to baking consistently perfect cupcakes! Full troubleshooting included.

Delicious Cupcakes in Cape Town, Finally

Delicious Cupcakes in Cape Town, Finally

My mom, a dietitian, taught me to only eat things that are worth it!

PERFECT Shiny Brownie Crust

PERFECT Shiny Brownie Crust

Everything you need to know

“ A colleague and I, every week, at least 3 times a week, share one of your disgustingly delicious chocolate brownies with our morning coffee run to Field Office. I've brought brownies home to my husband and family and have gotten them all addicted. With zero hesitation, I can say, that your brownies are by far THE BEST I have ever had in my life... ”

Jessica Anne Roos

" I had one bite of the German Apple & Nut cupcake and I knew I was ruined for life. "

Claire Deidda

" There are 3 things that make me emotional: God, my amazing wife and these ridiculous, heavenly, down right delicious things you make... "

Merwe van Niekerk

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Contact

Reward yourself with the flavour and quality every human taste bud deserves. Contact us!

E-Mail: hello@philosophyofyum.com
Phone: +27 72 295 8885​

Truly divine... to be honest, I've never tasted anything this good.

Liesl Goff

Big Bay Market

Big Bay Market

Last Wednesday of the month; September - April

"What makes us unique is that we offer an unparalleled flavour experience, not just another piece of cake. Try it and you'll understand what I mean."

Aurelia Lambrechts

Hidden Leaf Eatery

Hidden Leaf Eatery

Roodebloem Rd, Woodstock

Saint James Cafe

Saint James Cafe

Station Rd, Observatory

Salisburys

Salisburys

Salisbury St, Woodstock

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