Prize Draw – 1 x Copy of Starting a Cake Decorating Business from Home

May 27, 2015 7:05 pm in Giveaway by Lynn Hill

Cake Decorating Business Book

  Prize: 1 x Copy of ‘Starting a Cake Decorating Business from Home’ by Kathy Moore. Published by B.Dutton Publishing Ltd Last March, I paid a visit to Squires Kitchen Exhibition. I was lucky enough to be handed a Goodie bag. Inside was a lovely selection of Squires Kitchen Goodies including this lovely informative book […]

Stamford’s family favourites

May 27, 2015 6:32 pm in Stamford by Sophie-Douglas

The Stamford Clandestine Cake Club

For the month of May, Stamford CCC met at the Collyweston Slater. a lovely family-fun pub. We’ve met here before and had a great time once again, looked after by Helen and Kelvin. Our theme this month was Family Favourites or My Childhood. We wanted to bring back the nostalgia of baking cakes with our […]

Sutton’s Magical May

May 27, 2015 5:59 pm in Sutton by Hayley Dartnell

CCC Maypole

Sutton’s Magical May Event brought us an array of five wonderful cakes, five bakers along including our new member and our resident guests, and seriously glorious sunshine. So we sipped our drinks and chatted merrily away whilst basking in the newly refurbished Conservatory at The California in Belmont Village. First through the French doors was […]

Association of Ser Cake Designer Portugal

May 27, 2015 10:52 am in Features by Lídia Silvestre


  CCC and SCD began working together late 2014. It all started with this announcement: Since then, SCD has hosted two events (Lisboa and Porto) and is hoping to host the third one, in Coimbra, in June. SCD struggles with the common problems: difficulty in booking venues and maintaining a constant number of participants, although […]

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Bury – Feeling Fruity

May 26, 2015 6:33 pm in Bury by Elli


Clarke Craft shop in Ramsbottom was the venue for the second Bury branch CCC meeting of 2015. Old and new members gathered together to share their ‘Feeling Fruity’ cakes. We agreed that the wonderful variety of fruit used in the different cakes could definitely count as one of your ‘five-a-day’. It was a lovely relaxed […]

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Favourite Cake – Shrewsbury

May 26, 2015 5:48 pm in Shrewsbury by Val


The May meeting was a double celebration the first meeting of 2015 and Steph’s and mine as organisers.  Our theme was “Favourite Cake” we thought it would be a great ice breaker and get everyone chatting and explaining why it was their favourite cake, ingredients or flavour. Favourite cake, of course has to include chocolate […]

The Time Of Your Life – Henley-on-Thames

May 25, 2015 8:57 pm in Henley-on-Thames by Charlotte Gater


Our May CCC meet up was themed ‘The TIme of Your Life’ the idea being that we’d bring cakes representing a cake we’d had at a fun or eventful time of our life. We had some lovely cakes, many inspired by childhood birthdays or tea time treats. These included a grown up version of a […]

Taunton – Veg Cakes

May 25, 2015 8:27 pm in Taunton by Camellia


Last Saturday, we all met up for the second Taunton Cake Club meeting of the year at the Cosy Club in the town centre, where we all brought along our favourite vegetable cakes! There was a wonderful variety of cakes using a great range of vegetables; including a Courgette and Lemon Cake, Parsnip and Maple Syrup Cake […]

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Lincoln Central – Delia v Mary Berry

May 25, 2015 4:17 pm in Lincoln Central by Lynn

Julie - Mary's Can't Go Wrong Chocolate

Unfortunately, due to a prior engagement, I missed May’s Cake Club meeting.  I have broken my 100% attendance but with help from Dawn & Debra here goes the write up. We had a first for Lincoln Central – using a venue that was open to the public at the same time as Cake Club was […]

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Doncaster – The Eurovision Cake Contest

May 24, 2015 5:50 pm in Doncaster by Emma

Des’ Conchita coffee cake

May 23rd marked our third meeting of the year – and it just so happened to be the date of Eurovision’s 60th anniversary. Coincidence? I’ll let you decide. I received a few calls from members of the local press who wanted to cover the event, so we were joined at the Halo Lounge by a photographer […]