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What does a birthday cake taste like? Well, it would only be normal to obtain a variety of answers, because not all all birthday cakes are made the same way. Similarly, birthday cake flavours tend to vary in terms of their flavour profile.

The simple answer to the question above is simply a variation of vanilla or a pseudo French vanilla flavour. One can only assume that the original intention of formulating such a flavour was to recreate the taste of a typical vanilla cake topped with buttery vanilla cream & sprinkles.

Even though many birthday cake flavoured foods & beverages seem to be quite similar, there tends to be quite a variance in the market. Not all birthday cake flavoured products taste the same. Based on general market research, more widely distributed or popular items seem to always have the same flavour profile (matched), while more innovative & niche products tend to have more creative versions of this flavour profile.

Birthday cake flavour notes

Vanilla, sweet, custard, cream/dairy, nutty, caramel, butterscotch, fruit, & spice (anisette, cassia & nutmeg) notes

At Novotaste, we can customize your birthday cake flavour for your applications & make sure that it tastes exactly the way you want it. Whether you want an exact match of the profile of an existing product in the market or a unique twist, our flavour team can make it happen.

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