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Paulina Byrne, founder of Sponge and Cream

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Sponge and Cream was created by founder Paulina Byrne former Senior Head Baker at The Hummingbird in Soho, her passion and love for creating spectacular and stunning cakes saw her open her first Sponge and Cream.

About Paulina Byrne

My earliest memories of baking takes me back to when I was 7 years old baking cakes for my family. I clearly remember baking banana bread loaves. Lots of them!

I then graduated to baking for neighbours with my worse mistake being pouring a whole bottle of vanilla extract into one cake mix. I was pleased when the neighbour said they loved it.

Life took its toll and after years of studying and heading down the academic path I one day realised I was not satisfied living the 9-5 life style in the IT industry. I made a drastic decision to change career and after years of planning, learning, testing thousands of recipes I built Sponge and Cream.