As the culmination of Armed Forces Week, Armed Forces Day on Saturday 30th June is a chance to show just how much you appreciate those who currently serve, veterans and cadets in your family or community. Here's an idea for a Great British treat you can make as a small gesture of thanks for everything they do.

Union Jack Cake 

Armed Forces Week Cake Recipe

You will need

  • 155g Country Life Salted, softened
  • 100g Country Life Spreadable
  • 155g caster sugar
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 180g self-raising flour
  • 60g milk
  • 1 small lemon, zest and juice only
  • 200g icing sugar, sifted
  • 170g fresh strawberries
  • 150g fresh blueberries

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What Is Armed Forces Day?

Armed Forces Day is a time to show your support for the brave men and women who serve, or have served, in the Armed Forces community. It's a chance, at the end of Armed Forces Week, for families and communities to celebrate sacrifices made, attend events throwing a party.