Great Burnham Bake-Off returns with a delicious new challenge!
Great Burnham Bake-Off baking competition is set to return in
October with a brand new challenge.
event will be held on Saturday 25th October during this year's
second Burnham Food and Drink Festival.
will be three competitions covering cakes, wheat-free bread and
a new technical challenge of making millionaire's shortbread.
Beverley Milner Simonds told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The Great
Burnham Bake Off has been such a popular competition at our last
four Food & Drink Festivals that this time we have tweaked
the categories to really test our home and professional bakers."
are not only looking for the best cakes, which should only have
edible items in them and on them, but also wheat-free bread from
our individual bakers and six millionaire's shortbreads for our
organiser Sarah Milner Simonds added: "The technical challenge
last time saw us searching for a dozen uniform scones - this time
we want six matching pieces of millionaire's shortbread."
overall champion entry in May was an amazing loaf of bread so
we have raised the bar a little for this category by specifying
wheat-free doughs. There are so many people with wheat allergies
we thought that this would give bakers the chance to showcase
their skills in a different way."
Alex Turco from Positive Wealth Creation Ltd added: "Anyone
who has ever licked a spoon can stand a chance to win the Great
Burnham Bake-off trophy. Baking brings out the best in us and
this competition should be seriously good fun."
winners should look out for a special invitation from the festival
in the coming weeks and Burnham-On-Sea.com will be featuring the
event further as it's announced.
can download an entry form & rules from the festival website
and present a completed form and their bake before 2pm on Saturday
25th October at Somerset Skills & Learning in Burnham's Princess