The nation’s favourite motorbike-riding chefs, the Hairy Bikers, are fronting the MS Society’s sweetest fundraiser of the year.

Down-to-earth duo Dave Myers and Si King are challenging people across Scotland to host a Cake Break and raise vital funds for people affected by multiple sclerosis (MS) on Friday 4 October, or a different date that works for you.

Over 11,000 people live with MS in Scotland – one of the highest rates in the world. The condition damages nerves in your body and makes it harder to do everyday things, like walk, talk, eat and think.

Dave was eight years old when his mum was diagnosed with MS: “Within two years Mum was in a wheelchair and Dad and I became full-time carers. It was hard going. Back then there was hardly any support for people affected by MS. But I do remember the MS Society opened so many doors for me as a young lad and my family – it made our lives just that bit better.

“There’s been a great deal of work done to support those with MS, but there’s so much more we can do and we need to raise as much money as possible. And what better way to get a slice of the action than by hosting a Cake Break? Go on, grab a brew and share your bakes with your mates.”

Whether you’re an expert baker or planning to pop to the supermarket for some ready-made treats, raising any kind of dough could make a big difference – it doesn’t even need to be on the 4 October.

And, once you’ve signed up, you’ll be sent a flan-tastic Cake Break fundraising pack. Inside you’ll find exclusive recipes from the Hairy…Bakers, as well as decorations, a collection box and cake-inspired games to help you spread the word – just don’t forget to share your Cake Breaks using #CakeBreak2019.

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Morna Simpkins, Director of MS Society Scotland, says: “We’re incredibly honoured to have the Hairy Bikers supporting this year’s Cake Break, and have no doubt they will inspire bikers, bakers and novices everywhere to host their own Cake Breaks across the country.

“Over 11,000 people live with MS in Scotland, and by organising a Cake Break you’ll be raising vital funds for everyone affected by the condition. We believe we can stop MS, but we can’t do it without you.”

Register for a MS Society Cake Break fundraising pack at