Last week’s Toy Trust Big Cake Bake raised over £1,300, with 14 companies taking part in the event.
The initiative ran from Monday April 13th to Friday April 17th, with employees spending the week showcasing their baking prowess in their company’s own bake sale.
Companies that took part included The Entertainer, Golden Bear, Spin Master, Vivid, Disney, Mattel, Hasbro, Toymaster, Learning Resources, Bigjigs, Schleich, Evolution PR and the BTHA.
Alongside the sale, bakers were able to enter their cakes into the inaugural toy industry Cupcake Awards via Twitter. The five champions were:
Best licence inspired – Monster High dolls, Mattel
It’s all about the kids (any children’s party would be proud to have them) – Rainbow Surprise, Vivid
Here comes summer – Ice Cream Cakes, The Entertainer
Chocolate heaven (white, dark and milk chocolate creations) – Rose Chocolate Cake, Hasbro UK Customer Service Team
Best of British – Breakfast Cake, Golden Bear
The Toy Trust has also given a special mention to Hasbro’s ‘Handyman Angus’ for baking the prettiest cake.
"The support and enthusiasm for this brand new initiative has been excellent and we want to thank the industry for its continued efforts," commented Toy Trust chair, Foye Pascoe. "After such incredible support in its first year prepare for more baking in 2016."
All of the cakes can be seen on Twitter at @ToyTrust and a full listing is also shown on the Toy Trust website. Donations can be submitted by sending a cheque made payable to the Toy Trust to 80 Camberwell Road, London SE5 0EG.