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Frances Quinn bakes trench cake

Share your First World War recipes and stories to commemorate the First World War.

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Frances Quinn recipe card

In the First World War many families sent homemade cakes to loved ones serving on the frontline. As part of our plans to commemorate the First World War, you can share First World War recipes, stories and family histories that reconnect you with ordinary families 100 years ago.

Watch Great British Bake Off Winner 2013 Frances Quinn bake trench cake and discuss her own family’s First World War history

Download Frances’ trench cake recipe

Frances Quinn's recipe card

Share your recipes and stories

Share your First World War recipes and stories on Instagram and Twitter using the #WW1recipes hashtag.

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Further information

  • Explore other ways you can get involved in commemorating the First World War
Published 20 June 2014