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Christmas Bake-along with British Bake Off finalist Jane Beedle

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 11/26/2020 - 4:27pm

Kent-based charity Tree of Hope is holding a festive online Bake-along with Bake Off Series 7 finalist Jane Beedle, who also won the Christmas Bake Off special in 2018.

Jane, who lives in Faversham, has supported Tree of Hope for several years with The Cook Book, a Summer bake-along and other fundraising events.

During the online Bake-along which takes place on Wednesday December 2, Jane will be showing participants how to make a caramel shortbread ice cream terrine – with added mincemeat for an extra festive touch for those who want to. She’ll also be creating a sausage...

Meet the Baker & Sample Delicious Bakes at Half-Term

Event Date: 
24/10/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Family Garden, 80 Merivale Road, EX4 1PT

To celebrate the launch of One Mile Bakery Exeter , baker Boudicca Woodland is holding a family-friendly event in half-term for you to meet her and sample some of her delicious homemade bakes.

This free event at the Family Garden will showcase what Boudicca bakes at her micro-bakery at home in St Thomas, delivery bread, soups and preserves by bike to homes within a mile of her kitchen.

She also teaches a wide range of baking classes at home and at this event you can collect an exclusive discount to use for booking a class or buying a gift voucher. It's a fantastic...

Bake-Off comes to Exeter Community Hospital!

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust (NDHT) staff in the Poltimore Building at Exeter Community Hospital held a bake-off, cake sale and raffle for staff yesterday, to raise money for Force Cancer Centre in Exeter.

Budding Mary Berrys baked a variety of cakes to raise money, such as lemon drizzles, chocolate cakes and fruit cakes.

The Lord Mayor of Exeter, Cynthia Thompson, attended and judged the bake-off, along with Zoe Harris, NDHT priority services manager.

Zoe said: “It was great that so many colleagues took part in the event and came together for such a worthy...

The Great Bovey Bake Off

Home bakers from Bovey Tracey and around Devon will be competing in the Great Bovey Bake Off.

As part of Bovey’s Nourish Festival of food, craft and music, local bakers are invited to enter the competition, which has grown in popularity over the last three years since it started.

Previous festivals have seen a stream of competitors bringing their cakes for the official tasting, and the organisers anticipate more this year, as home baking continues to grow in popularity. This year’s categories for adults are: Victoria sandwich, chocolate cake, fruit scones and shortbread...

Charity invites businesses to compete in bake off

Disability charity, St Loye’s Foundation, will take their fundraising efforts to the next level with a team building corporate bake off event in April 2016.

Based in Exeter, the charity is inviting local businesses to enter teams of six to take part in Bake it Big; hosted by former Great British Bake Off contestant Glenn Cosby, the event will encourage team work and competitive spirit.

Easily accessible from the M5, the event will be held in Dartington Hall on April 14. Starting at 6pm, contestants can expect to take part in a variety of baking challenges including a...

LHC cook up £1,000 donation for charity

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 10:02am

LHC Architecture + Urbanism have raised more than £1,000 for one of their chosen charities of the year by hosting their very own Bake Off contests.

Following weeks of fierce competition between the team of architects and urban designers at the Exeter and Plymouth studios, LHC cooked up a special surprise for staff at the Kidney Research shop in Exeter and handed over an impressive cheque.

To celebrate handing over the grand total of £1,000, LHC organised a final Christmas Signature Bake Off and baked some impressive goodies to share with staff from the local charity shop,...

Macmillan Coffee Morning and Great Broadclyst Cake Off

Event Date: 
26/09/2015 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
Broadclyst Victory Hall

Come and have a cuppa and slice of cake, in aid of Macmillan.

If you're into baking, enter the first ever Great Broadclyst Cake Off to win baking prizes and be crowned the first ever winner! Entry is just £1, categories are: under 10 (cupcake or cake), 10-18 (3 cupcakes or cake) and adults (cake). Entries will be judged on taste and appearance. Judging is at midday.

If you're not into baking, come along and marvel at the entries whilst enjoying your cuppa, take part in the activities or make yourself some goodies while you're at it!

Lego cakes launch fundraising bake-off

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Tue, 06/23/2015 - 7:39pm

Big thanks to Debbie from Mad Cakes for launching our Big Devon Bake Off – she popped into our Exeter hospice with these amazing Lego cakes!

Our Hospiscare staff and volunteers enjoyed tucking into these cute little fellas raising £26, which is the first money in our Bake Off kitty.

Debbie also gave cakes to our friends and colleagues at the RD&E Bramble children’s ward; we’re based at Dryden Road, opposite the RD&E. Mad Cakes will be hosting a Hospiscare bake off for children later in the summer, keep an eye on our website for an update:

Hospiscare to launch Great Devon Bake Off

Authored by Sue Cade
Posted: Tue, 04/28/2015 - 12:04pm

The launch of the Hospiscare Great Devon Bake Off 2015 takes place at Otter Nurseries’ restaurant in Ottery St Mary on Wednesday 13 May from 6.30 to 8pm ‒ and everyone is welcome.

Hospiscare is looking for bakers from East Devon, Exeter and Mid Devon ‒ including individuals and organisations ‒ to take part in this year’s fundraiser by organising baking competitions or hosting a tea party or coffee morning during the ‘Bake Off , week which this year is September 12 – 20.

Hospiscare Community Fundraiser, Susie Healey said: “The launch at Otter Nurseries is an opportunity to...

Flour power takes centre stage in Exeter

What do cakes and renewables have in common? Find out at Renewable Energy Marketplace, 21 April, Westpoint, Exeter! The first ever Renewable Energy Bake Off is being held to celebrate renewable energy and delicious baked goods. The event takes place as part of Renewable Energy Marketplace, the largest energy event in the south west.

Jodie Giles, Head of community energy at Regen SW, is encouraging people to take part “If you are a keen baker and a renewable energy fan, then this is your opportunity to put your imagination to good use and create a renewables themed bake.”