Games Cake

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Appears in
The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook

By Annie Gray

Published 2019

  • About

The annual cricket match that takes place at the end of season 3 is a very serious business. Sports were an opportunity not just to get fit but also to entertain, in this case the wider community of Downton Abbey. Enterprising bakers quickly realized there was an opportunity to market cakes specifically for such occasions, and, with the Downton kitchens stretched as usual, this may have been an occasion for which an outside caterer was used—perhaps Bettys of Harrogate, where Rose