Discover the cakes that different countries favoured. What are the origins of these traditions?

Hands up if you like Christmas cake…

Hands up if you don’t like Christmas cake…

Wait how do you know you like it or not?

Around the world and throughout history these festive desserts have developed in all shapes and sizes and using lots of different ingredients.

Discover the cakes that different countries favoured. What are the origins of these traditions?

Get a chance to see, smell, even taste some of the ingredients and, of course, sample some delicious cakes!

(Careful of the spices, on their own they can blow the top of your head off).

You will get a recipe leaflet so you can try making these cakes yourself.

Mulled wine will be available to purchase at the event

If you have any allergies please let us know

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If you have any questions please contact us:

Email: northhertsmuseum@north-herts.gov.uk

Tel: 01462 474554

North Hertfordshire Museum

Brand Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1JE

01462 474554

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Tue – Sat, 10.30am – 4.30pm. Closed Christmas and Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday


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