Jolly nice birthday cake

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When the opportunity arose to make a Jolly Fisherman cake for a Skegness town twinning event Ann Johnson-Brown jumped at the chance.

The cake baked for the final evening of the twinning association visitors from Bad Gandershein also celebrated Jolly’s 107th birthday

Ann Johnson-Brown presenting the Jolly Fisherman with his birthday cake

Ann Johnson-Brown presenting the Jolly Fisherman with his birthday cake

Ann, owner of The Exceptional Cake Company, said: “I love creating beautiful cakes. Jolly is such an iconic figure, it was great to be able to recreate him in icing.”

The Lincolnshire based cake maker has been making wedding and celebration cakes for over 30 years. She realised her lifelong ambition of running a cake business when she settled in the county with her husband last year.