festival organisers announce 'The Great Burnham Bake-Off'
bakers in Burnham-On-Sea are being invited to begin perfecting
their entries for a unique competition to be held in September.
'Great Burnham Bake-Off' will see residents challenged to make
cakes of any size, iced or naked, rich or fruity.
organisers, Bev and Sarah Simonds, hope that families will dig
into their favourite recipes and get practicing over the summer
before the contest itself on Saturday 29th September during the
first Burnham-On-Sea Food and Drink Festival.
who has ever licked a spoon can stand a chance to win the Great
Burnham Bake-off Trophy," organiser Bev Simonds told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
competition might be tough because several well-known figures
in the town have already caused a stir in public meetings and
street parties with fluffy Victoria sandwiches and sticky gingerbread."
Turco of competition sponsors Positive Wealth Creation Ltd added:
"Competition is good, especially if it involves cake! Baking
brings out the best in us and this competition should be seriously
Burnham-On-Sea Food and Drink Festival takes place in the Princess
Theatre and Baptist Hall from 10am to 5pm on the last Saturday
in September, with Side Orders happening at venues across the
town during the weekend.
entries should be presented by 2pm and will be returned to the
baker after the judging for sharing or displaying.
day will be a celebration of food and drink produced in and around
Burnham, with local brewers, cider-makers and food-producers bringing
their best to the heart of the town. Entry to the festival will
be free, with tastings and workshops for all they family. For
more information, click here.
Organisers Bev and Sarah Simonds