Sunday, 24 May 2015

25 years in business is a piece of cake for Hunters of Helmsley

Hunters of Helmsley is this year celebrating 25 years of trading - and is going to be offering all its customers a slice of the action!

To celebrate the fact the renowned deli has been based on Helmsley’s Market Place for two and a half decades, Hunters has commissioned an extra special cake from local company Celebrate Country Cake Design.

Arriving in-store on Thursday 21st May, the cake will be sold by the slice over the bank holiday weekend with all the proceeds going to Ryedale Special Families charity.

The elaborate cake will look like the outside of the iconic Hunters of Helmsley shop, with part of the front opened up to reveal some of the goodies inside the deli. All of the decorations will be made from sugar, including mini jars of jam, hanging baskets, cheese and even one of Hunters’ famous beef sandwiches!

The cake, which will be a moist vanilla sponge with a jam and buttercream filling, will feed at least 100 people.

Christine Garnett, who has owned Hunters since 2008 with husband Chris, said: “It’s a very special year for us and we want to do lots of things throughout the year to celebrate it. As we’re obviously food-lovers, a special cake seemed the perfect thing to start us off. Rhian at Celebrate Country Cake Design has an amazing talent and as a fellow member of Helmsley in Business it was only natural we’d ask her to use her fantastic skills to create something extra special.

The tricky bit is the opening revealing the inside as she needs to blend from the outside of the building to the internal section. Having seen the designs, it’s going to look amazing! We hope everyone pops in to enjoy a slice - and help raise some funds for a very worthwhile local charity at the same time.”

Rhian from Celebrate! Country Cake Design delivers our special cake.

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