Special CCC event ~ Somewhere Over The Rainbow 6th July 2014

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North Devon March Write-up: Emerald Isle Cakes

April 20, 2014 10:43 am in Barnstaple and North Devon by Jill Farrimond

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I am a little late getting these pictures of our last meeting posted, but here we are! The theme for the night was chosen to mark losing one of our founder members who  was moving to Dublin (I am delighted to report she is now safely there!). It coincided rather well with St Patrick’s day […]

CCC Cardiff Caketails

April 19, 2014 1:11 pm in Cardiff by Louise Miles-Crust


The April meeting of the Cardiff branch of the Clandestine Cake Club was my first dilemma as organiser. The Sunday before the meeting I was struck down with a nasty case of tonsillitis but was hoping to be better by the time the meeting arrived. Unfortunately I wasn’t! I didn’t want to cancel as we […]

Interaction and Conversation begin when you cut the first slice

April 18, 2014 2:29 pm in Features by Lynn Hill - Founder of Clandestine Cake Club


  Clandestine Cake Club has been going for almost 3 and a half years and in that time the whole cake rule, though challenging at times, has become synonymous with sharing. At first I didn’t want to step on the toes of a similar club in Leeds called Iron Cupcakes, where people would bake cupcakes […]

Fleet, Farnham and Farnborough – Easter Treats write up

April 17, 2014 9:48 am in Fleet Farnham and Farnborough by Katherine

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  This month Fleet, Farnham and Farnborough CCC embraced all things Easter at the egg-stremely beautiful Courtyard Café in Hartley Wintney.  Victoria and I were very egg-cited to see what our bakers could come up with and we weren’t disappointed  – the cakes were egg-cellent (OK, I think I’m done with the egg puns now…..). The […]

Recipe book Challenge – Warrington

April 16, 2014 6:19 pm in Warrington by Helen Rimmer


  The bakers from Warrington met at Jenny Wrens pottery cafe in Stockton Heath, we were made very welcome from the team who served us a super selection of coffee, tea and soft drinks. The cakes were a delight to see with no 2 being the same always a bonus. So we set about sampling […]

Sutton Group – The Epilogue to ‘Once Upon a Time’

April 16, 2014 1:02 pm in Sutton by Hayley Dartnell

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“Six creative bakers along with three guests devoured six amazing looking cakes, on Saturday 12th April in the marvellous literary venue of Waterstones in Sutton. Surrounded by a glorious selection of books for purchase, a magnificent food counter offering a huge selection of goodies and a menu of hot and cold beverages to match, the feast […]

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Hinckley & Bosworth….International Cakes & Tastes

April 14, 2014 6:06 pm in Hinckley and Bosworth by nicola

A collection of International Cakes and Tastes

Due to a late change of venue, which was kindly rearranged by our host to be Annie Mackey, the Hinckley & Bosworth club met at The Burbage and District Constitutional Club. Our theme for this event was INTERNATIONAL CAKES & TASTES.  This alone had me travelling to Mexico, Holland, Italy, and USA and probably between […]

February Dublin Meet-Up: Valentines or Mal-entines

April 14, 2014 5:38 pm in Dublin by Miss Shell


 Love is in the air during February and Valentines is a great excuse to meet for Cake Club. The February theme was Valentines or Mal-entines: Make a romantic or not so romantic cake. Our little Dublin group has grown over the last few months and some new faces joined in for the first time. We […]

Chesterfield – Happy Birthday to us!

April 13, 2014 3:31 pm in Chesterfield by Fiona Critchlow


CCC Chesterfield gathered back at Harley’s Hairdressing and Interiors (Chatsworth Road) on Monday 7th April to celebrate our first birthday. It was here that we held our launch event, an idea I had to start this branch and the enthusiastic support I had from Sophia, Az and the whole team gave me the confidence to […]

Ashford: ‘Double the Flavour, Double the Fun’ Saturday 22 March

April 13, 2014 3:12 pm in Ashford Kent by Zarina Hawkins

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Our March event was all about the number two as it was our second birthday.  The theme was ‘Double the Flavour, Double the Fun’ and for this event we returned to a venue that we enjoyed so very much last year – Dobbies in Ashford. Once again the venue had done us proud by giving […]