Our great 75th anniversary bake off!

This week our care homes baked absolutely magnificent cakes for each of their home’s and hub’s 75th anniversary celebrations.

We thought we’d have a little friendly cake competition and ask for a public vote of people’s favourite cake, based on design and delicious description – which will make your mouth water!

Visit our Lilian Faithfull Facebook page @LilianFaithfull1946 to vote for your favourite by Sunday. Post in the main Facebook post comments the number of your favourite cake.

Here are the beautiful cakes listed in order that their 75th events took place……

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1 – St Faiths & 2 – Head office – Bake and donated by Neil Williams. Traditional Victoria sponge, covered with fondant icing and edible printed photographs.

3 – Faithfull House – Team effort lead by Chef Manager Debra Kearley. Red Velvet sponge with cream cheese frosting and white chocolate ganache.

4 – Secret Garden hub’s – baked by Faithfull House’s team and is a smaller version of the Faithfull House one.

5 – Resthaven – Team effort lead by Katy Ward. Traditional Victoria sponge, filled with buttercream & strawberry jam. Covered with fondant icing and handmade roses.

6 – Astell House – Team effort lead by Attila Benko. Pistachio, cardamom and Rose cake. Filled with rose & raspberry jam & raspberry buttercream. Topped with Italian meringue kisses, edible rose petals, fresh berries and crushed pistachios.

7 – Uplands – Victoria sponge with strawberry jam, butter cream and decorated with handmade roses, leaves and fresh strawberries.

8 – Royal Court – Team effort by Manager Lesley, Chef Manager Marcia and Georgina the Activity Co-ordinator. A three tier madeira cake filled with buttercream and jam. Covered with fondant icing and decorated with a timeline of Lilian Faithfull’s achievements and the charity’s history of our homes.

A huge thank you to everyone for their hard work, creativity and talent. We love them all and we know our staff, residents and day guests really enjoyed them!