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EVENT – Cakes for Japan, 26th March 2011, Edinburgh

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26th March 2011

Tsunami Appeal Fundraiser, Quaker Meeting House

Cakes for Japan is a pop-up cake shop raising funds for the Red Cross following the devastating events in Japan.

Cake makers from all over Edinburgh and its surrounds are donating edible goodies which will be sold at the Quaker Meeting House at 7 Victoria Terrace on Saturday 26th March from 11am 3pm. Edinburgh University’s Japanese Choir will be showing their support in song.

100% of money taken at this event will be donated to the Red Cross’ Japan Tsunami Appeal.  If you can’t make the event, you can still make a  donation here.

If you’d like to get involved in the event in any way please email dee (@) itsy.org.uk – the more cakes and treats there are, the more money will be raised.  You can also contact her on twitter – @DeeItsy

There will be vegan treats on offer too, so if dairy isn’t for you, there will still be options to choose from.

For inspiration check out the Cakes for Japan blog- started by renowned treat maker Miss Cakehead. There is also a facebook event page so please spread the word and invite your friends to raise lots of money over cake and good conversation.

17th March update The response to this event has been overwhelming, thank you to everyone that has donated their time and cakes so far.  Please make sure you spread the word around town for people to attend and buy all of the cakey goods. You can download posters of the event here.  Edinburgh cake companies that are donating their goods so far include:  Cuckoos Bakery Mimis Bakehouse Cakes By Lyndsey

22nd March update Local celeb baker Lea Harris has blogged about the event complete with menu.  Lorna from Love Pure Cakes is donating some of her excellent cakes.  Celebrity chef Jacqueline O’Donnell from The Sisters in Glasgow and new boy, Mark Greenaway from Restaurant Mark Greenaway will be there to open the event.  Spread the word and get people to attend to buy the excellent cakey-goodies on sale!

Menu from Lea Harris’ blog:  Momji & Geisha Cookies; Green Tea Cupcakes (Vegan & Non); Sushi style pops; Cherry Blossom Cake; Rising Sun Fairy Cakes; Red Velvet Cupcakes; BakersBunny’s, ‘Tower of Sin’;  Peanut Butter Fudge cups; Hello Kitty Cookies; Nintendo Character Cakes;  Ginger and Orange Cake; Banana Bread (Vegan); Japanese-style Cheesecake (Vegan & Non); Chocolate & Chilli Brownies; Chocolate Fudge Brownies (Vegan); Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes; Cherry Blossom cookies; Chocolate & Cherry Cupcakes; Orange and Almond Cake (Vegan); Chocolate Sandwich Cookies (Vegan); Sushi inspired cake bites; Cherry Pie (Vegan)

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