Fitzbillies Book

Nationwide Delivery and Local Pickup Available

For the ultimate Fitzbillies fan, the Fitzbillies book is a must-have! This beautiful recipe book, bound in Fitzbillies blue, contains some of our most beloved bakes, as well as stories and photographs of our long history.

Written for the 100th anniversary and containing 222 pages, the book's full title is Fitzbillies Book: Stories and Recipes of a 100-Year-Old Cambridge Bakery. makes a wonderful gift for bakers, history lovers, and Cambridge alumni or locals.


A hardback recipe and history book, written by the owners of Fitzbillies: Alison Wright & Tim Hayward. 222 pages of recipes for many of the classic cakes, including a variation of the Chelsea Bun recipe you can make at home.

A history of the bakery, going back to its opening on 4 October 1920 and a celebration of the role of Fitzbillies in the life of Cambridge today.

Published by Hardie Grant, Quadrille, ISBN 9781 787135239


Available for delivery throughout the UK.

Our FAQs

When will my items be delivered?

At checkout you will be offered the choice of delivery by Royal Mail's Tracked 24 hour service, Special Delivery Next Day 1pm, local bike courier delivery or local collection.

Some products, for instance delicate celebration cakes, are for local collection only. You are also offered a choice of dispatch date.

Please note this is a dispatch date, not a guaranteed delivery date. If you opt for delivery by Royal Mail Tracked 24 and you specially want to receive your item by a particular date we recommend selecting a despatch date 48 hours ahead to avoid disappointment. The Royal Mail's Tracked 24 service is an aim rather than a guarantee.

How can I track my delivery?

Knowing where your parcel is and when it's going to arrive is vital, that's why we only offer a tracked service on all products.

You can track your orders here:

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Can I microwave Chelsea Buns?

In short, yes!

Our Chelsea buns are best consumed on day of arrival and will last up-to 7 days but they can be microwaved to 'revive' them but we only recommend doing so one bun at a time and for 20 seconds on a medium heat.

What is a Postcard & Gift Note?

All items are packed with a standard postcard which outlines some of our history alongside serving suggestions and allergens.

You also have the option of adding a personalised gift note with a message from the sender, we recommend adding this if you are sending them for a birthday or special occasion.