[caption id="attachment_10002" align="alignright" width="250"]mini birthday cake A Fruity Little Treat Before We Turn Up The Heat[/caption] We love cake here at Virgin Balloon Flights, so we’re absolutely thrilled to introduce our brand new balloon ride gift cakes. Handmade especially for us by the wonderful people at The Simply Delicious Cake Company, it’s a perfectly sweet and fruity treat to enjoy before you take to the skies in our big red balloon. Millie and Archie Hunter’s fabulous local business has been based right here in Shropshire since it was launched 14 years ago. Like every other cake from their farmhouse bakery in South Shropshire, our new Mini Celebration Fruit Cake is mixed, baked and decorated by hand.

A Tasty Treat

Free from artificial ingredients or preservatives, it features in our Birthday Gift Packages for one and for two. It can also be added to any other flight voucher or balloon ride gift package for just £4 extra as part of our Gift Extras range. balloon ride gift cake Shaun Howells, one of our customer service supervisors, said the new cakes are already proving to be a hit with customers. “We’re really excited to have teamed up with The Simply Delicious Cake Company to add these gorgeous and tasty mini cakes to our gifts extras range. “The whole team had the chance to sample some of the cakes beforehand, with a unanimous verdict of ‘absolutely delicious’.”

Locally Produced

Based less than 27 miles from our Virgin Balloon Flights HQ, our partnership with The Simply Delicious Cake Company also means reduced food miles. handmade cakes The new cakes also have significantly less packaging than our previous birthday cakes and wherever possible are made with locally sourced ingredients. This includes free range eggs from a farm just half a mile from the bakery. And their cakes are so delicious that the likes of Selfridges, Fortnum and Mason and Harrods have stocked them. A hot air balloon ride gift is perfect for any celebration, from milestone birthdays and wedding anniversaries to With a wide range of gift packages and voucher options, now is the perfect time for you to take life higher.