23 September 2014
Beca with First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones AM
Great British Bake Off semi-finalist Beca Lyne-Pirkis hosted a pop up cake stall for Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning to help raise funds for people affected by cancer.
More than 750 people visited the pop up on the Hayes in Cardiff on Saturday 13 September which was open from 11am-2pm.
Macmillan Wales team welcomed the First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones AM with a slice of cake. Beca even gave him some baking tips.
In three hours Macmillan Wales raised nearly £600 (£570.51) and the visitors received information about the charity’s biggest annual fundraiser and they were able to sample some of Beca’s baking delights including her chocolate, orange and ginger Welsh cakes and gluten-free flapjacks with dates, almonds and cranberries.
The were also able to sample Beca’s Mocha Chocolate cake, an exclusive recipe which she specially developed in aid of the event.
The full time mother of two said: "I really enjoyed hosting a pop up cake shop in aid of Macmillan's World's Biggest Coffee Morning. I think it's a great fundraiser that brings people together and helps raise awareness of Macmillan's work."
"We all know someone who's been affected by cancer, and this pop up cake shop is a great way to help raise funds for services to help people cope with impact of a cancer diagnosis."