November giveaway! Win a beautiful gingerbread cake in time for Christmas

by Natalie
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Oh yes, it’s giveaway time again, and what a treat we have for you this month. Would you like to win this delicious gingerbread cake? Yes? Then read on!

Win this cake for Christmas in our November giveaway

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Talented local baker, Lisa, runs her own business in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire called Life is Sweet Cakes, creating beautiful cakes and puddings (you can find Lisa on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).

Lisa has very kindly offered to give away a gingerbread cake just like this one worth £25, to one of our lucky Mums Off Duty readers, just in time for Christmas.

This amazing cake is a three-tier gingerbread cake, with lemon frosting and gingerbread gloop from frandie macaron and ginger biscuits. How good does that sound??!

How to enter

It’s very easy to enter:

  1. Please ‘like’ our pinned competition post on Facebook
  2. Comment on this blog post with your favourite festive cake or dessert

It’s that simple!

The cake will be available anytime from 9th until 22nd December and the winner will need to collect from Lisa in Welwyn Garden City.

This giveaway will run until midnight GMT on Friday, 24th November 2017. Please make sure you get your entry in before then. Good luck!

Special 10% discount for our readers

If you’re unsuccessful in this giveaway, you can still order this fabulous cake for Christmas. Lisa is offering a 10% discount on this cake for a limited number of orders from 9th – 22nd December only*. Please contact Lisa directly to order your cake and quote ‘Mums Off Duty’ to receive your discount. When placing your order, please bear in the mind that this cake will last for about five days when stored correctly.

*Lisa is only able to accept a limited number of orders for Christmas, first come first served!

Terms and conditions

  • Open to UK residents over 18 years old.
  • This giveaway will run until midnight GMT on Friday, 24th November 2017.
  • Only one entry per person.
  • The winner will be selected at random and notified by email within seven days of the competition closing. If the winner does not respond to claim the prize within three days of receiving our email, another winner will be chosen at random.
  • The prize is as stated in the competition and cannot be substituted.
  • The winner’s name will be announced on the Mums Off Duty and Life is Sweet Cakes social media channels.

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Emma November 13, 2017 - 9:13 pm

This gingerbread cake looks delicious! My favourite festive bake is stollen – although, after seeing this cake, I think I may now have a new favourite!

Natalie November 13, 2017 - 9:20 pm

Thanks for entering Emma, good luck!

Kelly November 13, 2017 - 9:37 pm

Chocolate Honeycomb Mousse Cake. Not particularly a traditional Christmas bake. But I came across the recipe on a TV programme and have had several requests for repeat bakes when friend come for dinner! Lisa’s cake looks amazing!

Natalie November 13, 2017 - 9:41 pm

That sounds so yum! I definitely need to try that one! Thanks for entering, good luck!

Lisa November 14, 2017 - 2:26 pm

I need the recipe for that honeycomb cake please Kelly! Thanks for entering the comp

Kelly November 15, 2017 - 8:48 pm Reply
Lisa November 24, 2017 - 4:31 pm

Thanks so much

Joanne Forshew November 13, 2017 - 10:14 pm

Wow! This cake looks amazing!!! My favourite festive cake is Christmas cake, especially the icing and marzipan bit!! Xx

Charlotte Mitchell November 14, 2017 - 2:28 pm

This cake looks amazing ! Dessert wise for Christmas I always love pavlova. Not Christmassy but my husband is a kiwi and his mum makes the best pavlova when we visit.

Annie November 14, 2017 - 2:51 pm

Tiramisu! 🍫 ☕️ 🥃 😍

Lisa November 14, 2017 - 10:49 pm

cheers annie!

Sarah November 14, 2017 - 10:21 pm

Wow this cakes looks delicious!!!
My favourite festive cake/dessert is a chocolate bûche de Noël (classic chocolate roulade cake!!)

lyn west November 15, 2017 - 5:54 pm

looks amazing! I will have to be boring & say a decent old fashioned Christmas pud with vanilla custard

Alison November 16, 2017 - 9:13 pm

Great looking cake Lisa, my favourite festive bake is the traditional booze soaked Christmas cake

Margaret Gallagher November 18, 2017 - 3:28 pm

CHOCOLATE melt in the middle cake with a hint of brandy is my favourite festive cake ( served with a butterscotch sauce is absolute heaven

Janet Johnston November 19, 2017 - 9:17 am

The cake looks scrummy! I love traditional Christmas pudding with brandy sauce and custard!

Lesley Renshaw November 19, 2017 - 6:01 pm

Sherry Trifle xx

Lesley Renshaw November 19, 2017 - 6:03 pm

unable to collect prize so please remove me from the draw – lovely cake for whoever wins it though 🙂

Tracey Peach November 19, 2017 - 6:48 pm

My favourite Christmas desert is the Chocolate Fudge yule log it’s the best cake of the year!

Rose Stephenson November 19, 2017 - 7:00 pm

My favourite festive desert is trifle. Sherry soaked sponge, tinned fruit cocktail, strawberry jelly, birds custard and extra thick cream. Mmm a treat that takes me back to my childhood.

Janet Birkin November 19, 2017 - 7:05 pm

Good old fashioned trifle, but don’t like added sherry

Cathy Baker-Serra November 19, 2017 - 7:08 pm

Not because of your offer, but I love anything with gingerbread, and so many such desserts are so cute and festive 😊

Valerie Seal November 19, 2017 - 7:54 pm

Baked Alaska!

Sarah Pearce November 19, 2017 - 8:12 pm

love christmas pudding and thick custard,though we never get around to eating it as we are all too full up on christmas dinner and goodies! x

Katy Bulcock November 19, 2017 - 9:00 pm

My favourite is warm Apple pie with custard

Angela Gouck November 19, 2017 - 9:41 pm

Spicy and fruity king cake x

Violet Perkins Phillippo November 19, 2017 - 11:34 pm

Mince pies.

Laura Bryant November 20, 2017 - 7:13 am

Love a Christmas log cake

judy parslow November 20, 2017 - 8:27 am

I love stollen

judy parslow November 20, 2017 - 8:28 am

sorry unable to collect

Stephanie Keill November 20, 2017 - 9:10 am

The honeycomb cake looks absolutely delicious!

Tee Simpson November 20, 2017 - 2:16 pm

Sherry triffle

Karen Pugh November 20, 2017 - 4:14 pm

Wow your ginger cake looks amazing!

My favourite Christmas dessert is Chritmas pudding.

Rachel Stein November 20, 2017 - 9:08 pm

My children adore ginger bread, definitely their cake heaven. They find nothing more satisfying than slowly murdering a gingerbread man/woman. My favourite at Christmas is a chocolate Yule log with fresh cream and a shovel load of chocolate butter icing 😋

Donata November 21, 2017 - 3:22 pm

gingerbread biscuits with white icing and sprinkles 😀

sheri Darby November 21, 2017 - 9:45 pm

I just adore mince pies

MICHELLE NORTON November 23, 2017 - 8:18 am

A Christmas log, mmmmmmmm feeling hungry xx

Lindsay Seels November 23, 2017 - 11:14 am

It has to be Stollen, so delicious.

Sue Chibeba November 23, 2017 - 11:56 am

Ah found the blog, what lovely cakes, any cake is good but choc is my fave

CLARE LAPSLEY November 23, 2017 - 1:13 pm

anything naughty that we can all get away with eating at christmas lol

Katryna November 23, 2017 - 8:24 pm

Yule log! With fudge icing! Yummy yum yum x

Leah Alpren-Waterman November 23, 2017 - 10:23 pm

What an amazing looking cake! My favourite Christmas bake is a chocolate Yule log, though it’s always hard to resist the first mince pies of the season!

David Roberts November 23, 2017 - 10:31 pm

Definitely Yule Log!! (Am I allowed to enter even though I’m not really a mum?)

Natalie November 24, 2017 - 12:05 pm

Of course! However if you win, you must share the cake with your lovely wife and kiddies!

Marian Fievez November 23, 2017 - 11:41 pm

Love Mince Pies at Christmas x

Patricia Josephine Porter November 24, 2017 - 8:41 am

Christmas Cake and Christmas Pudding love them both. Set fire to the Pudding and put every Cherry and fruit and nut in that cake.

Kerry Elsworth November 24, 2017 - 10:31 am

Mince pies with brandy butter! Mmmmm

john heap November 24, 2017 - 1:54 pm

Mince Pies! Love them.

Karen Porter November 24, 2017 - 2:06 pm

I made some chocolate gingerbread cupcakes last Xmas, my latest festive fave, but basically I love all Christmassy cakes, traditional iced fruit ones, panettone, stollen, you name it!


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