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Best supermarket birthday cake?

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EachandEveryone Mon 31-Aug-20 11:20:17

In all my years Ive never worked a birthday 🎂. Im a nurse so usually request it off. Anyway, I forgot so I need to buy a cake to take in. I thems the rules. So, I have M and S, Asda, Morrissons or Sainsburys nearby. Are any of them better than the other? Anything else I should take in?

Thanks in advance.

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RedStreetMonument Mon 31-Aug-20 11:28:26

Colin the Caterpillar at M&S!

Aroundtheworldin80moves Mon 31-Aug-20 11:29:36

M&S.

BiggerBoat1 Mon 31-Aug-20 11:31:10

Colin the Caterpillar obviously! Surprised you had to ask grin

EachandEveryone Mon 31-Aug-20 12:26:48

Oh i have no dc I have no idea😂😂😂

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TinkersRucksack Mon 31-Aug-20 15:04:40

Colin. His face and arse are particularly chocolatey

Rockbird Mon 31-Aug-20 15:06:37

Colin 🐛

NotExactlyHappyToHelp Mon 31-Aug-20 15:09:43

Yep it’s Colin all the way. They do a pack of little mini Colin’s now if I recall rightly. Might be easier than cutting and slicing.

Alarae Mon 31-Aug-20 15:10:47

Colin the Caterpillar.

Don't get Connie. Such a disappointment if you were expecting the pure chocolateness that is Colin.

BluebellsGreenbells Mon 31-Aug-20 15:12:01

M&S birthday cakes are really dry. I’d avoid them.

Asda and Sainsbury’s are similar.

Mmsnet101 Mon 31-Aug-20 15:12:59

Colin at M&S and obviously don't forget your percy pigs while you are there.

iklboo Mon 31-Aug-20 15:13:40

Can't stand chocolate cake (sorry Colin). Sainsbury's Loaded Lemon Drizzle cake is gorgeous.

WanderingTrolley1 Mon 31-Aug-20 15:13:48

M&S or Waitrose for birthday cakes!

Sawyersfishbiscuits Mon 31-Aug-20 15:14:10

M&S Colin

But all M&S cakes taste nicer tbh

blueskys72 Mon 31-Aug-20 15:15:31

M&S Millionaires cake - I don't really like chocolate cake but could have eaten it all in one sitting!

JingsMahBucket Mon 31-Aug-20 15:16:21

@EachandEveryone I’d ask your coworkers for advice. There may a few they prefer or hate.

EachandEveryone Mon 31-Aug-20 15:33:06

Oh I won’t be doing that 😃😃

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Theelderscrolls Mon 31-Aug-20 15:35:26

M&s Colin the caterpillar!

dementedpixie Mon 31-Aug-20 15:38:54

I dont like Colin, sorry. Own make chocolate cake with 'happy birthday' already on it notmally goes down well hete

lakesidesummer Mon 31-Aug-20 15:39:46

I can't believe you didn't know the answer was Colin.

Coldwinterahead1 Mon 31-Aug-20 15:39:49

Colin the Caterpillar every time

BabyLlamaZen Mon 31-Aug-20 15:42:09

Waitrose ones are pretty and colourful! My top choice. They also taste pretty good.

dementedpixie Mon 31-Aug-20 15:42:37

Like this

AdvicePleaseThankyou Mon 31-Aug-20 15:42:49

Another vote for colin!

MondeoFan Mon 31-Aug-20 15:46:50

Colin and not Connie

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