Google Searches Indicate Lemon Drizzle Is Ireland's Favourite Cake!

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Google Searches Indicate Lemon Drizzle
Is Ireland's Favourite Cake!

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From classic cakes such as Victoria sponge, to a slice of zesty Lemon Drizzle or an indulgent Chocolate cake, we all have a favourite. The different variety of cakes across the globe range in flavour and presentation, historically this has been down to the type of ingredients available in each nation and the taste preferences developed in each country throughout the years. 

Leisure, one of the leading range cooker brands in the UK, has analysed global search volumes to reveal the world’s favourite cakes in each nation. You can view the interactive graphic here.

Ireland’s favourite cake can be looked upon as a bit of a surprise, as traditional favourites such as carrot cake, Victoria sponge and fruit cake are overshadowed in favour of a citrusy Lemon Drizzle. Research shows that the lemon soaked sponge is searched for over 5,400 times a month in Ireland and 128,570 times across the globe, ranking in at 9th place overall for total number of monthly searches worldwide.

Following in second and third place are the more traditional favourites of chocolate cake, with a monthly search volume of 4,400 and carrot cake with 2,900 searches a month.

The top ten most searched for cakes in Ireland are as follows: 

Rank
Cake
Search volume
1
Lemon drizzle cake
5400
2
Chocolate cake
4400
3
Carrot cake
2900
4
Red velvet cake
2900
5
Queen cake
2900
6
Madeira cake
2400
7
Sticky toffee pudding
2400
8
Sponge cake
1600
9
Christmas cake
1600
10
Apple cake
1000
Gino Grossi, Marketing Manager at Leisure, comments: 


“As our new research reveals, life's too short to not eat cake! It's great to see the variety of different taste preferences across the world and which cake is identified as a nation's favourite. 


Whether people are searching for recipes, where to purchase different cakes, or a cake’s origin, one thing is for certain; these statistics reveal we are a world of curious cake lovers.


At Leisure, we believe that cooking at home is a time to be creative, and to experiment with different ingredients - and using a range cooker with access to up to three ovens, batch baking has never been easier!” 


For more information on the World’s Favourite Cakes, visit Leisure

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