Celebrate Norfolk highlights church cafes 

The work of church cafes across Norfolk was highlighted at a Cake Bake Off competition at the Celebrate Norfolk event at the Forum in Norwich on Saturday (June 29) with colourful designs and great flavours.

Cakes were entered by the teams behind the Chapel Coffee House, Ormesby; the Sanctuary Coffee Stop in St Alban's Church, Norwich; Hope Cafe at New Hope Christian Centre Norwich; Cafe Soul at Soul Church; St Stephen's Church Café; Redeemed Christian Church of God; Christ Embassy Church and Radical Church.

CelebrateCakesStStephens600The caked judged as the best looking was the one from St Stephen’s (right) and the best-tasting cake, voted for by the public who were able to try slices for free, went to a cake baked by Jenny White from Redeemed Christian Church of God (below).

CelebrateCakesRCCG600Celebrate Norfolk project director, John Betts, said: "What a great response we had from a representative group of the many church community cafés. After the judging there were only a few crumbs left!

“Our warmest congratulations to Jenny White and the RCCG and thanks to all who participated. Why not call in to your local church cafe for a warm reception and fantastic cake. "