Sunday, April 21, 2013

Clandestine Cake Club in Dundee turns pink

It was that time again, another Clandestine Cake Club meeting - yippee!  What's that you say?  You don't know what the cake club is?  Shame on you, we've been up and running in Dundee a full year now.  It's a secret cake club that meets in central city locations (usually) every 6-8 weeks to bake cakes to a theme, then eat them and chat about them with the bakers of said cakes.  Sounds fantastic, right?  It is, it really is.  But you do need to attend on an empty stomach - it's very hard to only take small slivers of cake.  Especially when there are 14 (yes, you read that right, 14) of them to try.
So anyway, this meeting's theme was 'Pretty in Pink' and it's wonderful how different people interpret the same theme in so many ways.  We had a Watermelon cake, a pink and white striped zebra inside cake, a vanilla sponge with pink icing in a heart shape, a white chocolate and macadamia cake, pink grapefruit, strawberry cake, checkerboard pink and white cakes and so on and so forth.

A beautiful spread, I'm sure you'll agree.  We had a few newcomers to this meeting, which was wonderful.  I think they were quite impressed at the turn-out and the sheer variety of cake available to sample.  Here are some group photos, to give you an idea of what happens at a meeting - should you wish to attend one in future...
Putting the world to rights over cake and coffee - what a great way to spend a Sunday evening.
Hmmm, which ones haven't we tried yet?
Right, I'll have some of this one next.
All that was left at the end, once everyone had eaten their fill and the leftovers were divvied up between us all (it actually says to bring a container for leftovers, in the welcome email).
So, have we whetted your appetite?  Like to attend a meeting in future?  Then hop along to the Dundee section of the Clandestine Cake Club website, register as a member and get in touch with us.  And who knows, next blog post could feature your happy face!