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Unit 5, Wiltell Lodge, Upper St John St Lichfield, Staffordshire
Phone: 07932 595510
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The Cakeydora Blog
Lichfield Food Festival Bake Off Comp

Calling all Bakers!!! If your passionate about baking or know someone that is then you may be interested in entering our Bake off competition in association with this years Lichfield Food Festival (29th-30th Aug) The challenge is to bake this glorious Strawberries & cream Festival gateau at home following  our recipe that can be found HERE The judging […]


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Festival Strawberry & cream gateau Competition recipe

Here’s the recipe for the adults (16+) to follow when entering the Bake Off competition. We’ll be looking for a moist sponge and good construction/ piping work! Ingredients: Sponge mix 4x large Free range eggs 225g/8oz Caster sugar 225g/8oz Softened butter 225g/8oz Self raising flour 1tsp Vanilla extract Filling/topping 600ml/13fl.oz Double cream 100g/3.5oz icing sugar […]


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A little nosy around our beautiful Academy!

If you love to bake or decorate cakes then you may want to pop along to our fab Baking Academy to indulge your baking passion! We have put together this little video so that you can have a nosy around our little slice of baking heaven


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Marvelous Malt-loaf!

There is something comforting about a slice of warm chewy Malt-loaf slathered in salty butter! This recipe is so easy to bake its practically foolproof but the resulting teatime treat is delicious I have adapted the recipe slightly to incorporate the use dates and cherries for extra chewiness. Ingredients 150ml hot black tea 175g malt […]


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Muddy puddle biscuits

If you like me have a little person in your life you will be well versed in all things Peppa Pig!! One rainy afternoon I decided to do a simple bake with my 2 year old Daughter and at her request we made these Muddy puddle biscuits! They are super simple to make so perfect […]


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Sugar free Baking

  So with the start of a New Year comes the urge to try and be a little more healthy after the indulgence of the Christmas period. Our December Cake Club was a festive treat of all baked goodies that were heaving with the joyous flavours of the season and no skimping on the calories! […]


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Gravity defying cakes!

So I had a quiet afternoon in which to scratch the itch of creating a gravity defying cake! Having marveled at images of these fabulously fun designs. I couldn’t wait to get cracking on this festive design that I’ve been carrying around in my head ever since the tinsel hit the shops. With a little […]


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Hohoho! Merry Baking!

 Its nearly that time of year again and thoughts are turning to Christmas…. there’s parties to organise (and go to!) presents to buy, people to see and food to be planned and then eventually eaten in copious amounts! Then there’s the annual minefield of who to buy what… This year why not give the gift […]


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Cake Eaters Anonymous Monthly Cake Club!

 Calling all cake nerds! If you love to bake, eat cake and generally talk about cake trends and recipes then you my friend are a certified cake nerd. Our cake eaters anonymous cake club is the place for you. Come along with a bake of your choice and share in the cakey love These cake […]


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Show stopping super moreish Blackberry & Almond meringue cake recipe!

So last night we hosted our very first Cake Eaters Anonymous Cake club at the Academy, It was a fabulous evening of chat, laughter and CAKE EATING!! The array of bakes that were brought along was great and so trying each and every one was an absolute pleasure I had been thinking long and hard […]


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Spooky Witches fingers recipe

  So its Halloween and we are drawing close to the witching hour! If you like me have already prepared your pumpkin and have tea lights at the ready then you may have time to whip up these super quick and easy savoury cheese biscuits in the shape of spooky witches fingers. They are so […]


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GBBO Christmas Baking Class Package

What could be better than a baking class with former Great British Bake Off quarter finalist Christine Wallace PLUS an overnight stay with dinner and breakfast included! Christmas is COMING!!!  This is the perfect festive baking class for those who wish to learn how to create the stunning Christmas bakes to adorn your table and wow your guests! […]


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Comforting Orchard Crumble Recipe

  With the weather turning and the inevitable click on of the heating my thoughts are turning to comfort food! With this years glut of delicious blackberries I have found myself foraging in the hedgerows like never before! It was during one such picking trip that I also stumbled across an apple tree, boasting lovely ripe […]


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New Chocolate truffle making class dates for you diary!

  Do you love Chocolate? Who doesn’t right?!?….. the smell of it….the way it melts in the mouth….need I go on!  Well how would you like to come along to our fabulous Academy and learn more about this food of the gods You will learn all about the different types of Chocolate during a tasting session […]


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All new Cake Club! Thursday 6th November 7.00pm

Calling all cake nerds! If you love to bake, eat cake and generally talk about cake trends and recipes then you my friend are a certified cake nerd. Our cake eaters anonymous cake club is the place for you. Come along with a bake of your choice and share in the cakey love This is […]


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Delicious Autumnal Teacakes recipe

As Autumn is upon us and the nights are drawing in, take comfort in these delicious teacakes. Freshly toasted and slathered in butter, they make the perfect accompaniment to a large mug of your favourite tea or if you require something with more ‘kick’ why not try some boozy Cointreau hot chocolate!   I have adapted the […]


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Homemade ‘Hob-nobs’ recipe

My biscuit of choice has always been the humble hob-nob! if your a fellow fan of the oaty little blighters then you HAVE to try this recipe and bake your own. Believe me they are ridiculously easy to bake but taste utterly delicious I have adapted the recipe slightly by using a mix of caster […]


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Monthly Kids Cookery Classes

Calling all little bakers! Our Little Puddings club is a series of baking classes held once a month on a Sunday morning at our Baking Academy. These fun and friendly classes are aimed at children between 5-11 years. We guide them through the baking process. Reading recipes, measuring ingredients and baking their treats. Each month there is a different […]


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GBBO Baking demo!

Well what a fabulous weekend we have had at the Academy! it all started with the baking demo by the wonderful Christine Wallace former contestant on the 2013 Great British Bake Off show. Christine cooked up a storm with her ‘Ninety niners with a twist’ these were the bakes that saw Christine win Star baker on […]


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All new Chocolate truffle making classes!

Chocolate Truffle Making Classes Calling all chocoholics!! If you love chocolate and would like to spend a fabulous afternoon learning how to create beautiful and delicious chocolate truffles then this is the class for you. Join our chocolatier Neil who will guide you through the wonderful world of chocolate making.  At the end of the class you will have […]


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All new Princess Cake Decorating Parties!

Our all new Princess Cake Decorating parties are THE party for all budding princess and fashion designers! Each child has a pre-baked Princess dress cake to decorate how they wish using buttericing and fondant. Let their imaginations run riot as they design the perfect Princess dress and see it come to life in the form of […]


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Great British Bake Off Finalist To Give Baking Demo!

Exciting news! We are joining forces with 2013 Great British Bake Off finalist Christine Wallace to host a baking demonstration at the Lichfield Food Festival on Saturday 30th August at 11am. To book your space get in touch now as places are limited. Entry is free but we will be collecting on the day for Stephen Sutton’s charity […]


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Baking courses with an overnight stay

If your looking for a completely unique experience why not combine one of our baking or cake decorating courses with an overnight stay at St Johns House. St Johns House is a 17th Century Regency House with adjoining Stables that have been lovingly restored and brought back to life by Dan and Eleanor Ralley and […]


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Mother’s Day Gift ideas

Does your Mum love to bake? or maybe she just enjoys a slice of cake? We have the perfect gift ideas for Mother’s day this year… Why not book her a place onto one of our fabulous and varied classes many of which include an elegant Afternoon tea. Some of our March class dates include our Mummy & me […]


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Brides have their cake and eat it!

We are pleased to anncounce that we are working with the fabulous Wedding dress factory outlet! Providing their Customers with an exclusive offer on our Adult Cupcake & Afternoon tea party packages that are perfect for Hen parties *If your party booking is for 10x or more on our Adult cupcake & Afternoon tea party, the Bride’s place […]


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Gift Vouchers Now Available!

So if they’re bonkers about Baking or Cupcake crazy but you can’t decide which class they’d like to attend most of all….? Why not treat your loved one to one of our gift vouchers so they can choose for themselves!   Available in denominations of – £25 £50 £75 £100 All classes are held within our fabulous purposely […]


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Baking Academy Classes!

We are pleased to anncounce that our new Baking Academy is now open! It is a delightful cake and baking haven situated within the beautiful and Historic City of Lichfield. The building was built around 1907 and boasts original Dutch gables and vaulted ceiling that floods the area with natural light. Having been purposly fitted out with […]


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New workshop dates!

New workshop dates released for taster classes and ‘The Great Gatsby’ workshop! Sat 6th July – Taster class 10am-12pm. Held at Darwin Hall Lichfield Sat 20th July – Taster class 10am-12pm Held at Darwin Hall Lichfield  Sat 17th August -‘The great Gatsby’ Cupcake workshop 10.30am-1.oopm Held at Darwin Hall Lichfield All dates can be found […]


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Elegant afternoon tea’s to your door

Introducing our new afternoon tea to your door service. Perfect for those who love to spend an afternoon chating with friends over good food. Our dainty treats are perfect for all occasions – Birthdays Anniversaries Hen parties Baby showers Get-togethers Packages start from £11pp For further information on our Afternoon Tea Party Packages please click […]


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New cupcake bouquet designs avaliable

We are very excited to introduce our new cupcake bouquet designs for 2013! Spring flowers are a new addition as are our baby themed bouquets perfect for baby showers We are also working on further new designs so will keep you all posted on these. x    


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Cupcake workshop dates

Listed below are the dates for forthcoming classes at Darwin Hall Lichfield – Taster classs (each person decorates 6x cupcakes) Sat 16th March 10am-12pm Sat 13th April 10am-12pm Sat 11th May 10am-12pm Cupcake Bouquet classes – Sat 20th April 10am-2.30pm Sat 18th May 10am-2.30pm Mummy & Me cupcake class  Sat 30th March 11.30am-2.30pm Home classes […]


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Cupcake bouquet workshop

If you’ve ever swooned over beautiful professional cupcake bouquets and wondered how it’s done then here’s your chance to learn No baking just decorating! You’ll be shown how to ~ Arrange a beautiful cupcake bouquet from scratch ~ Pipe neat rose cupcakes ~ Hints and tips to enable you to create beautiful cupcakes at home […]


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Valentine’s suprise

Roses are lovely and traditional for Valentines day but how could we improve on this….. by making the roses edible in the form of delicious cupcakes of course! For a unique and romantic gift, why not send one of our fabulous cupcake bouquets for your sweetheart this Valentines day 


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Its here…!

For all those who have ever found a recipe on-line or within a cookery book and have then needed to look for recipe measurement conversions, either on-line or within another cookery book…. We have the solution! (and its rather good looking) Introducing our latest product, the Baking conversion chart all framed and ready to adorn the […]


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New year new skills….

Happy New Year So with the start of a new year comes the desire to try new things, get new skills or perfect old tricks! if you have been thinking of trying something new then why not book a place on one of our Cupcake workshops. These fun classes are the perfect way to spend time with friends whilst […]


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Gingerbread cupcakes

The kitchen has been filled with the smell of freshly baked gingerbread cupcakes today. There is nothing like the smell of warm gingerbread to evoke to feeling of Christmas time, that along with back to back Christmas songs playing whilst they were baking! Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas. x


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Cake Pop Tutorial

In this tutorial I will show you how to create stunning decorated Cake Pops using the Silicone Cake Pop mould. You will need: Silicone Cake Pop Mould Lollipop sticks Blossom Art Hydrangea cutter and mould set Non-stick work board Rolling pin Sugar paste (in whatever colour you like) Corn flour for dusting your work board and the […]


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Sat 15th Dec – Christmas Cupcake workshop 10am-12pm at Darwin Hall Lichfield

Sat 15th Dec – Christmas Cupcake workshop 10am-12pm at Darwin Hall Lichfield (next to Waitrose) £28pp Book your place online now  in the Cakeydora Shop For further details on Cakeydora’s Cupcake Decorating Classes please click here


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Sat 17th Nov – Cupcake workshop 10am-12pm at Darwin Hall Lichfield

Sat 17th Nov – Cupcake workshop 10am-12pm at Darwin Hall Lichfield (next to Waitrose) £28pp Book your place online now in the Cakeydora Shop For further details on Cakeydora’s Cupcake Decorating Classes please click here


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Welcome to the new Cakeydora Website

Cakeydora is proud to announce the launch of our new Website Cakeydora.com. Please feel free to browse through our pages and find out a little more about what we do, or click on the links below to jump straight in: Browse our new range of Cake Photo Galleries Find out more about our Cupcake Classes […]


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New Cakeydora Website