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  • 18 Jun, 2007

Glamour Magazine interviews Alex of Charly’s Bakery

Alex was interviewed for the July Issue of Glamour magazine (go check it out on page54 if you havn’t already) Alex Biess, 23, manager of Charly’s Bakery What’s the best part of your day? Handing over a cake on a special occasion. Each cake is for a celebration of life. I’ve been especially honoured to […]

  • 16 Jun, 2007

Dutch magazine to feature Charlys bakery

So yesterday, a Dutch camera crew comes in to take photos of our cakes, cupcakes, shortbread daises and hearts and our Molo Lolo Gingerbread boys for their magazine called Glossy. They are writing an article on Cape Town Hotspots and want to feature our bakery- YAY

  • 16 Jun, 2007

Best day ever

So today, Friday 15th June, Charlys Bakery had our best sales EVER ! We had so many orders for Chocolate cakes and cheesecakes, and birthday cakes, that we had to stack the boxes on the counters and alll over the bakery, so many orders that there was no room for customers to sit at the […]

  • 12 Jun, 2007

Eat In Magazine nominates Charlys bakery – VOTE NOW

So we just got a call from Eat In Magazine to tell us we’ve been nominated for the BEST SMALL PRODUCER of the yearin the RMB Eat In National Awards. Voting closes on Saturday 16th June ,so there is still time to vote. Thanks to all of you have nominated us. We’re taking over the […]

  • 11 Jun, 2007

Gold bar wicked chocolate cake

So today we baked the most amazing giant gold Bar chocolate cake to celebrate Louis Karoll architects 55th birthday year in business. Congratulations to Louis Karol and all who work there for this amazing achievement

  • 11 Jun, 2007


Each year, Charly’s bakery closes for the July school holidays so all of us can go on leave together with our kids. This year our break starts on the 1st July and we re-open on the 23rd July. You can place your orders via email, for our kids birthday cakes, quiches, wedding cakes, birthday cakes […]

  • 11 Jun, 2007

Alex the Charly’s chick in Drum magazine

So this week, Drum magazine did the most amazing story on Alex- our daughter, manager and creative genius. Three pages of photos about her life, hopes, dreams and how much she loves being a South African, Capetonian woman who spends her days decorating endless beautiful, chocolate, birthday cakes at Charly’s Bakery. We’re so proud of […]

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