Crouch End bakery may predict election results with cupcake poll

The results at 5.30pm this afternoon

The results at 5.30pm this afternoon - Credit: Archant

The results are not yet in for the London mayoral election candidates, but Dunn’s Bakery in Crouch End may have the scoop with their innovative cupcakes and doughnuts poll.

Customers had their pick of candidates

Customers had their pick of candidates - Credit: Archant

Customers voted with their tastebuds, choosing cupcakes with the faces of Labour’s Sadiq Khan, Conservative candidate Zac Goldsmith, the Lib Dem’s Caroline Pidgeon or the Green’s Sian Berry.

Baker Lewis Freeman said: “It’s been quite exciting. The customers enjoyed it.”

“Sadiq has obliterated the competition.”

At the last count at the end of the day, Sadiq Khan had 121 cakes sold, with Zac Goldsmith trailing behind at 25, Caroline Pidgeon with 15 and Sian Berry with nine.


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The bakery first sold election-themed cakes eight years ago, bearing the faces of Ken Livingstone and Boris Johnson.

- Dunn’s Bakery will be taking part in National Doughnut Week from May 7, with 25p from every doughnut sold going to charity The Children’s Trust.

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