I really wanted to like this one. Really, really. This tastes I guess more like a watered down Oh Canada. It really doesn’t have a stand out flavor. It’s not horrible, just not anything special
“Ok, so the tasting note for this is technically being posted AFTER my birthday has ended, but I did manage to squeak this cup in before the clock ticked midnight. Hooray! But yes, what better time...” Read full tasting note
“This cooled quite a bit as I got distracted by Lupicia and other tea related things. Now I am sipping on this as I continue to watch Homeland. It is always a nice, pleasant cup. It is also one of...” Read full tasting note
“Inspired by MissB, I made myself a giant mug of this. Topped with maple whipped cream, of course, since I have SO MUCH of it in my fridge. My apartment smells like candy, and the tea tastes so...” Read full tasting note
“sipping this delicious little treat while catching up on paperwork and anticipating my birtday...which is Saturday...I'm not the kind of person to try to keep their birthday quiet. Anyway, such a...” Read full tasting note
Party like it’s your birthday
What’s the best thing about birthdays? It could be the presents, or spending time with loved ones, but let’s be honest. It’s all about the cake. With vanilla icing, and lots of sprinkles. And this sweet and festive rooibos blend brings the taste of birthday cake to your cup any day of the year – sprinkles and all. Best of all, not only is it low in calories, it also has all the goodness of rooibos. Talk about having your cake and eating it too.
Ingredients: Red and green rooibos, honeybush, freeze-dried ice cream bits, sprinkles, natural and artificial flavoring*.
Allergens: Soy, dairy and eggs
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Birthday cake, I love anything that has to do with birthday cake! By itself, I don’t taste the birthday cake AS MUCH, but when I add milk and sweetener, it’s a different story. Hot, it tastes and smells like a yellow/white cake baking in an oven. Cold, it reminds me kind of like birthday cake ice cream. This tea oddly reminds me of the Oh Canada tea, it does have some sort of maple aftertaste, but I prefer this tea much better than Oh Canada. This cake tea works great as a dessert served as a latte, it’s very indulgent and even my little brother who is picky about anything loves this tea!
I bought this way back in April when it first launched. I got 100g tin before trying it which I guess i should have gotten less. At first the smell and taste was overwhelming. The taste seemed very artificial but I couldn’t figure out what it tasted like. When you brew this your whole room will smell like the tea. After a few more tries it grew on me and I now like it for the occasional cup with a bit of soy. I wish it was more natural and less artificial. If you love birthday cake and sprinkles and don’t mind artificial tasting tea, this tea is for you!
When I first smelled it, it was really, really sweet! I decided to take it without sugar at first, just milk. It took the milk really really well, so I thought I’d add a tiny bit of sugar to make it more birthday-cake-y. I must have added a bit too much, because it ended up being much too sweet! I have a 50g bag, though, and I do plan to finish it off. Really, really yummy — it did taste just like birthday cake!
This tea for me was love at first smell! I’ve now bought and tried all of the DAVIDsTEA Cupcake Teas and while this one isn’t my favourite of the bunch, it is still pretty delicious!
Appearance wise, it was really cute to see the multi coloured sprinkles and there is a pretty generous amount of ice cream bits in there too. It smells fantastic with warm brown sugar and subtle hints of vanilla.
Taste wise, this is a very smooth tea with a flavour very similar to the smell. I’ve added both a touch of honey and milk and it tasted even better! Either way though, it’s an easy tea to drink!
I think that I’ll probably buy this tea again for myself and I’ll definitely be buying this for my tea drinking friend’s birthdays!