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Irish bakers celebrate Roald Dahl Day with these fantastic Dahl-themed cakes

The Cake Dahls exhibition is on today and tomorrow in Dublin’s Temple Bar.

TODAY IS ROALD Dahl Day – and what better way to celebrate the brilliant author than with some sweet treats?

Cake Dahls, an exhibition of cakes inspired by the author, is on at The Ark in Dublin’s Temple Bar today and tomorrow.

The exhibition was dreamed up by baker Niamh Geraghty of Perfectionist Confectionist, who selected the best creations from cake makers all over Ireland.

Here is a small selection of the fantastic cakes on show.


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By Niamh Geraghty – Perfectionist Confectionist

Miss Trunchbull, Matilda

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By Karen Geraghty – Bake Cake Create

Augustus Gloop, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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By Maria O’Connor – Sugar Studio 49

Fantastic Mr Fox

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By Sarah Durcan – Ice Angel Cakes

The Oompa-Loompas, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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By Bernie Lynam – Perfectionist Confectionist

The Enormous Crocodile

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By Tanya Ross – Novel-T Cakes

Danny, Champion of the World

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By Corinna Maguire – Lovin’ From The Oven

The Chocolate Room

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By Karen Leonard

Mrs Twit

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By Eleanor Smyth – Afternoon Delights Cakes and Bakes

The Grand High Witch

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By Agatha Rowgowska – Cakefield Avenue

You can see some more utterly amazing cakes on the Cake Dahls website. The free exhibition is open again tomorrow at The Ark from 12pm – 5pm.

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