It’s been a fabulous start to the Summer with Barnaby Festival kicking off in Macclesfield these last few weeks! There’s still an awful lot of things to see & do before the amazing festival closes on Sunday Night! Highlights so far have been the brilliant ‘Industry’ Parade on Saturday; amazing floats, toetapping music, visionary costumes & masses & masses of happy Parading folk (including me!)! It’s rumoured to have been The Biggest Parade ever! I like that!
Other highlights have been Morella, Passages from a Gothic Opera at the hauntingly beautiful King Edward St Chapel, it was phenomenal! Given this is essentially a working project it really was fantastic & I cannot wait to see this again & possibly again! Tim Peaks Diner was great too, live music, great food & incredible atmosphere, & then there was Acoustic Sanctuary, intimate, yet astounding gig with Tim Burgess (The Charlatans) & Stephen Morris (New Order – Macclesfield born & bred no less!) or so I’m told, sadly I didn’t get to go to this….The less said the better … Moving on.. So the Big Weekend was truly Big! I fear I may run out of superlatives to describe how amazing it actually was! I felt like I was on holiday, the sun shone, the atmosphere all over town was perfectly brilliant & I am in awe of the team who have created such a fantastic, fun filled, phenomenal festival! Hats off to you all!
Luckily for us all, there’s still a lot more to be packed into this weekend with the Music Fringe kicking off around town in all the superb pubs & bars – who needs Glastonbury! And then there’s Treacle Market, perfectly positioned & timed for you to forage & gather all the your favourite Treacle Treat to round off an truly spectacular fortnight of cultural fun! Baskets, bags & Treacle Carts at the ready!!
Which invariably & inevitably brings your attention to Cake!! particularly CocoaNoko Cake of course! I shall be shamelessly tempting you with my wares on Castle St, who can resist!! See you on Sunday!
First Up gets the cake – only crumbs if you’re late!!’
You can order in advance if you wish so as not to miss out, just email me on firstname.lastname@example.org (BEFORE 5pm SATURDAY) , detailing what you’d like!
All Fairy Cakes are priced at £1.50 each or the special Treacle Market Box Price of 4 for £5.00.
WIMBLY WOMBLES – Fresh British Strawberry & Vanilla sponge with lashings of Vanilla Buttercream topped with delicious Strawbs!
RASPBERRY RUMBLES – Raspberry & white chocolate sponge with White chocolate buttercream, dark chocolate & raspberry drizzle
LEMON QUEENIES – Lush lemon sponge Mini Vicki Sponage, with Lemon Curd & lemon Buttercream – Lemon Heaven
BLACK FORESTY – Deliciously Chocolaty sponge with Morello Cherry centre, rich Vanilla buttercream topped with dark choc & a cherry!
GLUTEN FREE FAIRY CAKES
Gluten Free Simples – Wonderfully Moist Chocolate Sponge with voluptuous Vanilla Buttercream – Gluten Free Perfection!
Double Trouble – Divinely moist Chocolate Sponge with rich chocolate buttercream with a top of sprinkles & chocolate stuff!
Crazy Caramel – Delicious rich Caramel Sponge with home made caramel buttercream, with drizzles of dark chocolate & caramel
Silly Vanilly – Simply the simplest flavour there is but oh so yummy, Vanilla Sponge topped with the whippiest lightest Vanilla Buttercream ever
Sticky Toffee – Sticky toffee sponge with oodles of dates, liberally swirled with crunchy brown sugar, toffee buttercream
Luscious Lemon – Lovely Luscious Lemon Sponge with zesty lemon buttercream – Lemon Lovers Heaven!
Double Trouble Chocolate – Divinely moist Chocolate Sponge with rich chocolate buttercream with a top of sprinkles & chocolate stuff
Lemony Ginger – Zesty, spicy Lemony Ginger sponge with equally yummy buttercream, topped with a cute as button Gingerbread
FlutterBy Choc – Delicious Chocolate Butterfly Sponge with raspberry jam secret centre & fluffy vanilla buttercream
Deepest Darkest Chocolate – Divinely moist chocolate sponge with serious dark chocolate ganache! Only seriously chocoholics need apply!
ChoccyCaramel Flutterby – Gorgeous chocolate sponge with lashings of caramel buttercream
Simon’s Coffee Cake – Rich Coffee layer cake, with a tiny hint of Vanilla topped with wonderful Coffee Buttercream & chocolate coated coffee beans!
£1.50 per slice (or 4 slices for £5.00 Deal)
Lemon Drizzle – The Infamous & Legendary Luscious Lemon Drizzle, one slice is never enough!
Victorious Sponge – layers of gorgeously light Victoria sponge & raspberry jam, dusted with golden caster sugar!
Sticky Treacle Cake – Delectably sticky ginger & treacle cake, with bursts of tangy orange!
Batty Battenburg – Lovely almond sponge quartered by lush raspberry jam, carefully wrapped in marzipan!
Coconut Macaroons – Utterly Moist & seriously flavourful Macaroons, liberally draped in Dark Belgian Chocolate! £1.50 (or 4 for £5.00 Deal)
Gingerbread – Secret Recipe Gingerbread, extensively taste tested as only the best will do!
Please feel free to sample the specially created Treacle Market Gingerbread Hearts that will only be available while stocks last!!
Buttons, Moustaches, & Crowns
Hearts & Flowers Lollies
(All Gingerbread are priced individually)
LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ALL ON SUNDAY!!!