A piece of cake

We’re enjoying a nice mince pie and a cup of tea today to celebrate day three of advent (any excuse really!) Ours are shop bought I’m afraid to say but¬†If you enjoy the tradition of baking your own Christmas¬†treats then you may well appreciate these adorable novelty cake decorations. These ones date from the mid-20th Century but even the Victorians adorned their Christmas cakes with tin decorations often made in Germany.

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