Burnham Bake-Off 2016 competition categories are announced
Great Burnham Bake off is set to return to the Burnham-On-Sea
Food Festival in May and bakers are being invited to start their
preparations for the big event.
categories for the contest - which is set to be held on Saturday
28th May - have been announced this week.
include: Young Baker - 8th birthday cake (sponge base); Family
Bakers - Shortbread biscuits; Individual Baker - Queen of Puddings;
Technical Challenge - 6 bread rolls; Professional Bakers - "Chocolate
to the Max" (A chocolate cake based creation showcasing your
Festival organiser Bev Milner Simonds said: "The Great Burnham
Bake Off has been a popular competition at the last seven food
and drink festivals, this time we are not only looking for the
best cakes, but also bread and a chocolate spectacular from our
organiser Sarah Milner Simonds continued: "The Technical
Challenge last time was searching for sausage rolls - this time
we are looking for 6 bread rolls. We are celebrating the monarch's
birthday with a Queen of Puddings. We are also asking bakers if
they are happy to share their bakes with the other bakers."
Debbie March from Retreat Caravan Park added: "The Great
Burnham Bake Off has become an established part of the local calendar
and we are very proud to be the sponsor. I am champion of young
bakers and I am delighted to raise their profile with this competition
at the 'Bake Off."
need to download an entry form & rules from the festival website
at www.burnhamonseafoodfestival.org and present a completed form
and their bake before 2pm on Saturday 28 May at Somerset Skills
& Learning, Princess Street.
The 2015 Great Burnham Bake-Off winners