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You're being asked to Bake for Heroes

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Published at 11:47am 21st May 2019. (Updated at 12:04pm 21st May 2019)

TV baker from Channel 4's Extreme Cake Makers and charity Help For Heroes are encouraging you to bake for heroes in June.

  • Armed Forces Week is 22nd - 29th June 2019. 
  • Charity Help For Heroes is encouraging the bakers of Yorkshire to get involved with Bake For Heroes Week!
  • TV cake maker from Channel 4's Extreme Cake Makers Rosie Dummer is discussing how baking can be a form of culinary therapy as well as being a way to fundraise. 

We all enjoy sweet treat now and again, but could your baking skills be raising money for a good cause?

What was voted the UK's favourite cake?

  1. Lemon Drizzle (12%)
  2. Chocolate Brownies (11%)
  3. Carrot Cake (10%)
  4. Victoria Sponge (10%)
Cookies on a baking tray coming out of oven
Chocolate chip cookie anyone?

Bake for Heroes

Yorkshire bakers are being encouraged by TV cake maker to join in with a big fundraising week in June this year. 

Taking place on Armed Forces week 22-29th June 2019, armed forces charity Help For Heroes is aiming to raise money to help heroes, veterans and their families. 

Join in with Bake For Heroes!

Known for her stunning cake designs and towering edible displays, Rosie Dummer has been seen on Channel 4's Extreme Cake Makers. 

She is on board with the Bake For Heroes Week and even supplied her very own favourite lemon drizzle cake recipe for those looking for a bit of cake inspiration. 

She is also a big fan of Yorkshire and our attitude to homemade baking with a specific reference to our lovely Betty's!

"We're trying to get people to not only relieve their stress through baking, but to bring people together, to have a sense of community, and to end up with a win-win really - the baking, the sharing, the eating, and hopefully raising a little bit of money for a really good cause."

Rosie Dummer - baker on C4 Extreme Cake Makers

I mean this look at these cakes she makes...

Beth Parsons from Stray FM's Food and Drink Show talked to Rosie Dummer from Channel 4's Extreme Cake Makers and Dean Williams from Help For Heroes:

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