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Big Cake Bake

Photo: Get baking for deaf children

What is a Big Cake Bake?

A Big Cake Bake can be held at any time of the year. It can be as big or small as you like. Whether it is at home, at your local club or at work it's all about having fun with friends, family and colleagues whilst raising money for deaf children and young people.

How do I get involved?

Hosting your own Big Cake Bake is, well, a piece of cake:

  1. Sign up here
  2. Organise and promote your event
  3. Get baking!
  4. Host your event - ask for a donation for a slice of cake
  5. Pay in your dough

What have we cooked up to help your day taste sweet?

Your Big cake bake pack has everything you need for your day, including:

  • A handy fundraising guide
  • Posters to help you spread the word
  • A cake stencil
  • A donation box sticker
  • Balloons to decorate your stand

Along with our free Big Cake Bake Kit you'll have access to:

  • celebrity and staff favourite recipes
  • press release template
  • order form for extra fundraising materials like bunting and t-shirts.

Paying in your fundraising

If you are sending in your funds via bank transfer, don’t forget to pop 'BCB' into the reference so we can track your donation.

Follow our handy guide on how to send in your funds.

Show us your cakes

Post your cake photos to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #MyNDCSbake.

We would love to hear all about your Big Cake Bake so we can support your fundraising. Get in touch with us on community.fundraising@ndcs.org.uk or call 0207 014 1199 to speak to our team.

Celebrity recipes

Big Cake Bake celebrity recipes

Some top celebrities, such as Gordon Ramsay, Gino D'Acampo and Joanna Lumley, have shared exclusive recipes with us to help make your Big Cake Bake event more special:

Gordon Ramsay's Blondies

Gordon Ramsay has kindly shared his recipe is for ‘blondies’, a white chocolate version of brownies. He finds them a bitmore subtle in flavour and they make a great end to a meal, especially with a few chewycranberries thrown in for texture.

Download the recipe

Gino’s D'Acampo's Torta Ricotta e Caffè

Gino D’Acampo is one of the UK’s most popular chefs. He has kindly shared his Italian recipe for Torta Di Ricotta e Caffe (Ricotta Tart).

Download the recipe

Joanna Lumley’s Lemon Cake with Earl Grey Icing

Joanna Lumley is an author and actress. She has kindly shared a unique recipe for Lemon Cake with Earl Grey icing.

Download the recipe