Leeds the way with cake!

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Do you like cake? Well if you do, then you will love the way the city of Leeds has incorporated cake with art. In an exhibition, Leeds has created some amazing cake sculptures of their well-known buildings such as the Corn Exchange, Leeds Town Hall and other famous local landmarks.

Eddie Amon-Lebeau, who helped with the designing and making of the cakes, commented, “We start with a non-edible structure inside, then we layer up bits of cake around it.” He also said, “We estimate there are about 5,500 portions over all seven cakes, so that’s quite a lot of cake.”

Ellie Andrews, the manager of the cake creations told the BBC, “It’s a walkthrough, edible installation of some of the buildings that gives Leeds its cultural identity.” She also said, “It’s to get people thinking, talking and appreciating their city.”

Some of the landmarks and buildings took months to design, make and build, so the creators had to be dedicated and patient.

You will find these cake creations in the exhibition at Trinity Leeds Shopping Centre, but be quick because the festival (which includes the cake) is ending on the 20th of May.


Amelia, Year 6

Heighington Millfield Primary Academy

7 Responses to Leeds the way with cake!

  1. Elspeth Dytham May 16, 2016 at 5:11 pm

    I would love a slice of this!

  2. Kyra May 19, 2016 at 5:23 pm

    Oh wow doesn’t that look amazing! I would love a slice of that, great article Amelia!

  3. Amira June 9, 2016 at 1:05 pm

    WOW! I am shocked how big a cake could get , my mouth fell open when I saw the heading, unbelievable for someone your age.

  4. samuel June 9, 2016 at 1:08 pm

    Nice article Amelia I really like the quotes and the information.

  5. Lily June 9, 2016 at 1:16 pm

    Good article Amelia I loved the description!

  6. Alice June 9, 2016 at 1:59 pm

    Great article Amelia, I love cake and I thought the information was really interesting, well done!

  7. Molly June 23, 2016 at 12:56 pm

    Fantastic article Amelia I want a slice now!