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June 26, 2012

Charly’s Cake Angels now on the Good Food Channel

Charly's Bakery in Cape Town. Photo courtesy Michael Coghlan

Charly's Cake Angels, a television series about the world-famous Charly's Bakery in Cape Town, is now airing on the Good Food Channel, having enjoyed success in countries including Italy, New Zealand and Switzerland, as well as South Africa of course. If you live in the United Kingdom, catch Charley's Cake Angels on the Good Food Channel from 17h30 to 18h00 on Wednesdays.

The 13-part series premiered on the channel last week and is already a hit. Viewers have voiced their appreciation on the Charly's Bakery Facebook page, which has more than 15 000 fans. Miz Sami posted: "Your show rocks and I hope there will be another season...thanks for bringing Charly's flavour to the UK!" Sheena Lumsden added: "I love your show, I am watching it on UK TV and love the way the cakes are done and decorated. I think you are all extremely talented but love how you do so much for charities."

Skills development and creativity are just two of the strengths Charly's Bakery has been prasied for. "I think it's great the way you have time and patience to train people who have no previous skills in baking/icing," Yvonne Cartwright wrote on the Facebook page.

To get an idea of why Charly's Bakery is so popular, have a look through the photo gallery on their website. Of course, seeing isn't nearly as good as tasting – Visit Charly's Bakery at 38 Cantebury Street, District Six, between 08h00 and 17h00 Tuesday to Friday or between 08h30 and 14h00 on Saturdays. The bakery is one of the landmarks you will pass if you take the City Sightseeing bus red route.

The opening sequence for Charly's Cake Angels

Come to Cape Town for a culinary safari

Cape Town is known around the world for its culinary diversity, so if you enjoy good food, you should look at flights to Cape Town and make a list of places to visit, it is likely to get rather long. 

Read more about Cape Town's bakeries, restaurants, cooking schools and markets.

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