Each category is open to all age groups
Chris (p) up your Choux – Chris Wheeler
Using choux pastry, devise, design, fill, build and bake any way you want. Savoury or sweet, piled high or laid beautifully on a plate – just make sure they are Chris (p), not soggy … and utterly delicious!
Titivate your Traybakes – Chetna Makan
Anything goes! Glitter, icing, spice, fruit, chocolate or more – go for it. Titivate to your heart’s content – NOTHING is too much!
Prove you can make it rise – Paul Jagger
Paul will show you his rise, if you show him yours!
Use your imagination to design and bake a spectacular bread that stands out from the crowd and stuns us all.
Gluten Free Bakes – Howard Middleton
Howie has lovely buns! And his pastries aren’t too shabby either! You can make anything here, anything at all, just as long as it’s Gluten Free.
Brexit Bakes – Jose Pizarro
Let’s celebrate our European cousins’ delicious cakes and bakes. Anything you want from any European country and the lovely Jose will run his keen eye and palate over them. There are so many exciting European bakes out there, so make them and bring them to Blighty’s very best Food Festival!
Rolling rolling rolling…. – Richard Burr
Richard likes precision – design and bake a perfectly measured and rolled cake….Meringue based or a light and airy fatless sponge – we don’t mind – just make it a beauty.
Flying Freestyle! – Jane Devonshire
Whatever you want to make – Jane loves a surprise! Maybe it’s your very own recipe, or one handed down through your family. Tarts, Puffs, Brownies, Fruity or Chocolatey – we don’t mind – just fly freestyle and bring us your very best celebration bakes.
Harvest Festival Happiness – Jane Beedle
Autumn’s fruit and vegetable basket is overflowing with delicious produce. Bake a stunner using the best the land can offer at this time of year. Savoury or sweet we really don’t mind – just make it utterly seasonal.
Lotte’s Kitsch Cakes – Lotte Duncan
You can make anything you want as long as it’s completely over the top and it still tastes delicious. Glitter, icing, cream, sprinkles, jelly, chocolate, marzipan, strawberries – ANYTHING! Decorate madly and make it loud, make it fun and make it kitsch!
*TIMINGS FOR SUNDAY 1ST OCTOBER*
8.30am – 9.30am – Entrants to drop the cakes off at The Big Thame Bake Tent
10am and 11.30am – Judging will take place – Closed judging, no public allowed
12.30 – 1pm – Entrants can come in and see if they have won.
1pm – 4pm The Big Thame Bake is open to the public to view the cakes and who has won.