What makes us special
Hi, Im Amanda.
This has long been a passion of mine. Below explains a little more about how and why we do what we do.
why do I to do this?
When I was growing up I was Cows milk protein, soya and egg free (now I only have to exclude it when I’m ill) back then they only had to include major ingredients and I was forever poorly even though my mum made EVERYTHING from scratch, here started my love of baking with my mum.
Anyway to cut a long story short until the age of 8 I had never been able to eat in a restaurant and they bought a camper van so we could go on holiday.
We went to a little cafe in the middle of nowhere and mum asked if we could eat our own sandwiches while the grown ups had their lunch. The owner asked why (most just said no) and my mum explained our allergies and he said you’ve come to the right place my wife is allergic too I can make them something! not only did this wonderful man make us out first ever lunch out, while we were eating he went home to his house and brought us home made ice cream we could eat. So we got to have our first ice cream out too. Cue my mum sobbing! As I’m sure many of you can imagine.
Fast forward 25 years I have grown out of my allergies and this all went by the wayside. I then had a son who is allergic to cows milk protein, soya, egg and coconut and peanuts, chickpeas and Red kidney beans and I couldn’t find anyone that would make him a cake for his birthday. So I dusted off my apron and here @socakesuk was born.
I want to provide just a little bit of what that amazing man did for my mum so I am here asking for a little help to be able to provide that for other people.
I hope I can provide for everyone that little moment of happiness when you sit down to a sweet treat and indulge just for yourself.