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Would cakes be appreciated?

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TheFrenchLieutenantsMonkey Mon 04-Dec-17 11:20:26

Would appreciate by advice. As I can't manage presents for my DCs teachers this Christmas and I'm a pretty good baker if I send 2 large (16-20 servings) cakes into the staff room will this be OK? If so what sort of cakes should I go for?

GoodChristmasGuest Mon 04-Dec-17 11:29:14

I think it's a lovely idea. 2 different ones - 1 chocolate, one victories sponge, or tiramisu or anything (bung in paper plates & cutlery too!) i would also do it sooner rather than later - they would get lost amongst everything on last day, or the staff will be so busy won't have time to enjoy them etc

i thinker's a really nice gesture, and also covers staff that otherwise get forgotten

TheFrenchLieutenantsMonkey Mon 04-Dec-17 11:37:30

I thought I'd take them in on the Monday of the last week (Kids break up on Friday). Good idea about paper plates! Thank you.

BlessYourCottonSocks Tue 05-Dec-17 20:03:07

Cakes always, always go down well in the staffroom.

Many thanks from all teachers who like to feel appreciated.

LJdorothy Tue 05-Dec-17 21:56:47

They will be so happy! Cake days are good days.

TheFrenchLieutenantsMonkey Wed 06-Dec-17 09:04:40

Right I did a check yesterday. No allergies of any type in the staff room. So Chocolate cake with a plethora of chocolate sweets adorning it and.....another one. Suggestions?

Mrsknackered Wed 06-Dec-17 09:08:20

Carrot? Lemon and poppy seed?

TheFrenchLieutenantsMonkey Wed 06-Dec-17 23:38:42

Oh..lemon and poppy seed could be good. A bit of a lighter note to the chocolate.

FartnissEverbeans Fri 08-Dec-17 17:07:11

Omg yes cake cake CAAAAAKEE

DreamingofBrie Fri 08-Dec-17 17:11:44

Always appreciated, OP! Cake makes marking and report writing go faster grin.

TheFrenchLieutenantsMonkey Thu 21-Dec-17 11:51:34

One chocolate cake with chocolates on and one lemon sponge with lemon butter icing winging their way to the staff room. Thank you for your help 😁

FartnissEverbeans Thu 21-Dec-17 13:55:17

shock Sounds amazing OP! I'm a bit jealous now grin

Janetjanetjanet Thu 21-Dec-17 14:00:31

You're an angel op, what a nice thought

AmethystRaven Thu 21-Dec-17 14:06:38

What a lovely idea. I'm pinching it for next year!

TheFrenchLieutenantsMonkey Thu 21-Dec-17 23:46:21

I hope they taste ok.

Mrstwiddle Fri 22-Dec-17 00:01:45

The chocolate one look amazing!

TheFrenchLieutenantsMonkey Fri 22-Dec-17 06:19:43

Thank you. The lemon one looked nicer in real life grin

HuskyMcClusky Fri 22-Dec-17 06:24:51

Wow, they both look incredible!! I bet they love you. cake

DreamingofBrie Fri 22-Dec-17 12:43:51

They look lovely, OP. Thank you for thinking of your dc's teachers!

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