The Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook

The Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook : 120 Sensational Recipes from Britain's Most Famous Cake Club

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Secret venues. Inspired themes. Fabulous cakes. Across the UK and beyond, thousands of home bakers have been meeting covertly in hidden locations with the same simple mission: bake, eat and gossip about cake. These are the members of the phenomenally popular Clandestine Cake Club - and now, for the first time, they share their baking secrets with you. The rules are quite clear: no cupcakes, no muffins, no brownies, pies or tarts. It's all about cake! With each event organised around a creative theme, the results are some of the most loved and inventive baked delights you'll ever eat. From classic teatime treats and chocolatey indulgences to global bakes and spectacular cake extravaganzas, you'll find inspiring recipes such as: Scrumptious Sticky Toffee Cake; Smoked Chilli Chocolate Cake; Blood Orange and Rosemary Loaf; Raspberry Cakewell; Rose, Rhubarb & Cardamom Cake; Chai-soaked Vanilla Sponge; a giant Lemon Fondant Fancy; and the unmissable five-tier Rainbow Cake; plus stunning photography and sneak-peek snaps from club events. At last, the secret is out and everyone is invited to join the Club.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 212 x 234 x 28mm | 1,259.98g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Recipe photography
  • 1782060049
  • 9781782060048
  • 80,491

Table of contents

Introduction. Classic Cakes. Victorian Cakes. Fruity Cakes. Global Cakes. Zesty Cakes. Chocolatey Cakes. Celebration Cakes. Creative Cakes. Cake Wrecks. Icings and Frostings. Index. Acknowledgements.
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'For keen bakers seeking fresh inspiration, this collection is a must' BBC Good Food magazine. BBC Good Food magazine
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'a collection of more than 120 fab recipes from founder Lynn Hill and club members' Delicious magazine. * Delicious magazine * 'The innovative flavour combinations will leave your mouth watering' Cakes and Sugarcraft magazine. * Cakes and Sugarcraft magazine * 'For keen bakers seeking fresh inspiration, this collection is a must' BBC Good Food magazine. * BBC Good Food magazine *
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About Lynn Hill

Retired Yorkshirewoman Lynn Hill founded the Clandestine Cake Club in 2010, hosting its first gathering in a secret location in Leeds city centre. The club's initial popularity led her to turn it into a 'franchise', encouraging others to host their own events under the Clandestine Cake Club banner. Takeup spread like wildfire and there are now over 200 affiliated clubs in the UK and abroad, with more registering every month. Lynn has been featured on The One Show, Lorraine, The Alan Titchmarsh Show and BBC Radio 4, as well as in The Times, Daily Mail, Grazia, Woman's Own and the Huffington Post. She has appeared several times at The Cake and Bake Show. Lynn runs the club online via and Twitter, connecting daily with members, bakers and fellow cake lovers.
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