Fabulous day today as Sheffield Underground Cake club members were invited by Stannington Carnival, to hold a cake club … and to judge the Carnival Baking Competition. Thanks to Anna & Danny for inviting us & setting up our cool gazebo.
Here are the entries. The winner of the Best Tasting for Under 16’s was Jacob with his Strawberry Gateau ( left ) with highly commended Jam Tarts traffic lights by Ash.
Winner of the Best Tasting for over 16’s was Rod whose daughter , a Stannington local had persuaded him to submit his Almond & Apple cake. ( Front left ), closely followed by Annes Gooseberry & Elderflower cake
Winner of best Pun cake ( tho’ it was very difficult to separate them ) was the Chocolate Brown E . We also had a Carrot Southcake a Les Miser-marbles Cake, Cha Millionaires Shortbread , Pineuptial Upside Down Cake, Jam Tart traffic lights.
Our Undergreound cake club cakes were baked to a Carnivale Theme.
Karens cake was a lemon & homegrown fruit cake. Full or gooseberries, blackcurrants and blueberries , with lemon icing & blueberry topping.
Annes Lemonade cake had lemon zest in the sponge plus a syrup of lemonade & lemon juice. Icing was delicious with lemon juice , butter & lemon sherbet.
Dannis Pimms cake was Victoria Sponge with orange zest & Pimms syrup with orange juice. The filling was fresh strawberries & mascarpone cream with a bit of fresh orange juice.
We had quite a few people say they were interested in joining Sheffield Underground Cake club. We meet every month to bake to a theme, in a mystery location. Contact me to join via firstname.lastname@example.org @fabcoach on Twitter or Insta or Follow us on Undergroundcakeclub Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Undergroundcakeclub-1008638612618333/
We are always looking for cafes or venues to host our cakes …let me know if you would like to get involved ! Next event will be in September …date to follow
Best wishes Karen Perkins www.karenperkinslifecoach.co.uk
Here are more photos from the Carnival Competition.