One of the UK’s biggest baking events returns to ExCeL with the Cake and Bake Show on the 4th-6th October and offers visitors the chance to enjoy all things baking, decorating and sugarcraft related. The popularity of Bake Off and other related television programmes has seen a major growth of interest in these types of shows which provide a dazzlingly array of cakes and other foodie delights.
Always popular are the expert demonstrations and talks that take place in a number of locations throughout the show. Some of the biggest names will appear at the show including Eric Lanlard, Rosemary Shrager, John Whaite, Candice Brown, Paul Jagger, Britt Box, Andrew Thwaite, Molly Robbins, Selasi Gbormittah, Louise Dawson, Briony May Williams and Rosie Cake Diva.
The Cake and Bake Stage is where a full programme of stars from the baking world will take to the stage in a series of demos.
Le Cordon Bleu have an array of activities at this year’s Cake & Bake Show. The institute pastry chefs will teach you key techniques, Le Cordon Bleu Master Chefs host a series of free demonstrations and you can learn their techniques in workshops.
The show allows you to see some of the stunning cakes produced by professionals and amateurs, this year’s theme is ‘Illusion Cakes’. There will also be a large display of wedding and birthday cakes.
If you are feeling a little peckish, walk around the large number of market stands to sample a tasty and mouth-watering array of freshly baked produce from the country’s leading artisan bakers and cake makers. The stalls also offer those hard to get accessories and give some insights into some of the latest baking trends from cake experts and master bakers alike.
The Cake & Bake Show offers a family day out where children have their own Kid’s Zone with lots of fun activities for little bakers including icing and decorating sweet treats.
If you would like to pamper yourself, enjoy a drink at the Champagne Bar and have your nails done at the Cake & Bake Pamper Lounge.
The Cake & Bake Show provides plenty of interest with lots of demonstrations and events for those who want to gain or refine their baking skills. It would also appeal to those who want to sample some of delicious products on offer. If you need to find that certain piece of equipment, a vast range of products and accessories are available to buy from the extensive shopping area. The popularity of the show provides plenty of evidence that the ‘baking boom’ is still going strong and the event appeals to a wide range of people.
For more information , visit the Event website here
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