Sheffield Clandestine cake club met today hosted by Walkley library. Our theme was cakes from famous cookbooks & we had 8 cakes & bakers plus guests. It was part of Sheffield Food festival #fringe . The library is now community run, but you can still order books through Sheffield libraries service. Here are our cakes !
Karens Lime & Coconut from Delia Smiths Summer Cookbook … slight damage to icing due to rainstorm on way into venue.
Annes Tuscan Grape cake from Sally B’s recipe book. Low fat cake, with olive oil instead of butter, sweet wine, orange & lemon zest & grapes.
Clare made a trad Victoria sponge from her mums BeRo cookbook. It had 6 eggs & a massive rise !
Joy made an Apple & cinnamon cake from Mary Berrys book, a delicious layer of appleness, plus nutty walnut topping.
Laura also made a BeRo Victoria sponge , with buttercream & strawberries.
Louise made a Chocolate truffle cake from Mary Berrys desserts book. Chocolate sponge, truffle filling & icing plus ganache piping.
Dani made Peanut Butter & Jellycake from the Hummingbird bakery life is sweet cookbook.
Sarah made Raspberry Cappuccino cake from the Clandestine cake club celebrations cookbook .
Next events are Sat 24th June , Sat 8th July Carnival cakes 12 -2 , Sun 13th Aug 3 til 5 Bakewell Baking Festival ( bring your receipt ) Sat 23 Sept 3-5 , Sat 21st Oct …watch out for the themes. All ideas for new venues & themes very welcome .
Happy Baking Karen xx www.karenperkinslifecoach.co.uk @fabcoach on Twitter