Marden Edwards Macmillan Cake Sale 2021

Post date: 13 October 2021

Marden Edwards Macmillan Cake Sale September 2021

We all know the Marden Edwards staff aren’t averse to a little homemade cake, and when that cake results in a financial donation to Macmillan Cancer Support, then things can’t be bad.

Slaving over a hot stove!

Late into the night on September 29th our talented bakers were mixing, baking, icing, decorating and adding the finishing touches to a fabulous selection of home-baked cakes and other delicious delights all in preparation for the Marden Edwards Cake Sale for Macmillan on September 30th!  

Even those who lack baking skills wanted to participate to ensure the success of our Macmillan cake sale, opting for a variety of pre-baked cakes, cookies and other sweet delights from local vendors.

Marden Edwards favourite cakes

Our bakers provided an astonishing selection of cakes, cookies and other sweet and tasty naughtiness, including:

  • traditional Victoria Sponge cake
  • rich and decadent Chocolate cake
  • sticky Gingerbread cake
  • delicious Lemon cake with lemon curd and double cream
  • Chocolate cornflake treats
  • a variety of chocolate bars
  • Peanut cookies
  • Chocolate meringues
  • Chocolate cup cakes
  • Belgian chocolate cookies
  • Lemon drizzle cake

From that list it certainly looks like Chocolate is high on the list of priorities when it comes to the flavour experts at Marden Edwards! 

The Marden Edwards cake selection:

Really chuffed!

Marden Edwards Accounts Administrator, Wendy Gain, said of the event, “We are really chuffed…. there have been some very generous donations… it has to be noted that the majority of cakes were home baked, which makes it special…. who doesn’t enjoy a home baked cake”?

Our gifted bakers

Though sadly we have no photo of our Macmillan bakers, we’d like to thank the following not only for the delicious cakes but also for giving their time to make a difference in the lives of those they may never meet.  We salute you for your commitment to supporting Macmillan Cancer Support:

  • Wendy Gain
  • Manda Rodwell
  • Tracy Baker
  • Jane Waters
  • Sami Anderson
  • Carolyn Pudwell
  • Celia Williamson
  • Tom Butler's Children, Jack & Holly
  • Kim Upton
  • Amelia Edwards

And the numbers are in!

Drum roll please!  We are thrilled to announce that the Marden Edwards employees raised £143.65 which was matched by Marden Edwards Limited, so the grand total we have donated to Macmillan Cancer Support from the cake sale is £287.30.

Thanks again to everyone who participated: the bakers, the fakers and those who enjoyed devouring our cornucopia of special treats, and most importantly for your kind donations. 

When's the next one bakers? 

If you would like to donate to Macmillan Cancer Support please use this link: https://www.macmillan.org.uk/donate

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