Cakes for Japan London

The original Cakes for Japan London took place on Friday 18th March 2011 & SOLD OUT in three hours (WOW).

An incredible array of delicacies were provided for sale by a feast of baking talent listed below. A gallery of their amazing creations can be seen on Flickr.

Accidentally Vegan


Bruno’s French Fancies


Caroline Ely

Charmaine Mok

Choy CheamCowbridge Cake Company

Edd Kimber

Emma Rice

Flavor Von Sponge



Guerilla Cake Art

Hannah Jones

Icing Bliss

Katie Salter

Leshie Loves Cake

London Baking

Love Cakes London

Lucy Morris

Margot Schellens

Molly Bakes

Ms Cupcake

Natalie Backman

Nevie Pie


Rosanne Liu


Sasha Wilkins

From Sauerkraut To Sushi


The Kooky Cake Company


29 Responses to “Cakes for Japan London”

  1. Nicola Carley March 15, 2011 at 3:18 pm #

    This is a fab idea! What time will you guys be open at Maiden until on Friday?

  2. melocoton March 15, 2011 at 4:15 pm #


    Looking forward to Friday!

    What time does the event start?

    I’m introducing the London event on my food blog (in Japanese


  3. M for MUTHER March 15, 2011 at 5:20 pm #

    Fantastic creations everyone! Good luck!

  4. Nororu March 15, 2011 at 7:54 pm #

    Yay! Panda!

    • Jen March 15, 2011 at 9:00 pm #

      An amazing idea, hope it goes well!

  5. Kimberly March 16, 2011 at 3:36 pm #

    You had me at ‘salted caramel cheesecake’, see you there!

  6. Deanna March 16, 2011 at 10:32 pm #

    What time does it start? Glad there are vegan choices!

  7. bex March 17, 2011 at 10:28 am #

    Wow, amazing looking cupcakes and sweet treats I will certainly come down

  8. Ad Lien March 18, 2011 at 1:42 am #

    As Marie Antoinette once said, ‘let them eat cake’.

  9. Casey crochet March 18, 2011 at 5:38 pm #

    Are all cakes sold out??? Will the shop still open tomorrow???

  10. Naomi Phillips March 19, 2011 at 11:01 am #

    It was amazing! Thanks to all the good people who organised it, baked lots of cakes, offered the venue for the event and so on. And the cakes tasted fab!!How much did you raise?

  11. busyellebee March 21, 2011 at 3:01 pm #

    Well done everyone, such a wonderful achievement, I hope you all feel very proud. Hope you do some more Cakes for Japan events, and if you do, please let me know if I can contribute 🙂


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