Eccles Cake and James Birch blue plaque in Eccles
The Original Eccles Cake Shop In 1796 James Birch started baking the first Eccles cakes and the first cakes were sold here. Cakes were exported as far as the West Indies and Australia
- Plaque Colour: Blue
- Subjects Commemorated:
An Eccles cake is a small, round cake filled with currants and made from flaky pastry with butter, sometimes topped with demerara sugar.
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- Location: 56 Church Street
- Metropolitan District: Salford City Council
- Metropolitan District Ward: Eccles
- UK Parliament Constituency: Salford and Eccles
- Region: North West
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