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Last Updated: Friday October 02 2009 14:45 GMT

In pics: Life-size cake for Children in Need star

Terry Wogan and his life-size cake

Children in Need presenter Sir Terry Wogan had a treat in store to celebrate his 30th anniversary of hosting the BBC charity appeal - a life-size cake of himself!

Terry Wogan and his life-size cake

The cake is an exact replica of the 6ft-tall star and represents the biggest fund-raising activity in the charity's history - cake baking.

Terry Wogan and his life-size cake

Cake sales and baking raises about 2million for Children in Need every year! Sir Wogan said: "Let them eat cake, and let them bake it and do their bit for this year's Children in Need."

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This year's televised Children in Need appeal is on Friday 20 November. A staggering 20million was raised during last year's show and a whopping 37 million in total.