The Cake & Bake Show Official Competition is back for 2017! 

This year, you chose the theme!  We ran a social media poll to determine the theme and the winner was...

Best of British 

So the search is on to find the best British bakes from our fans and visitors. From historical events, landmarks, icons and musical eras to your favourite childhood memories & holidays. There's so much British culture and iconography, that you are spoilt for choice! Cakes will be displayed at the Show and judged by top industry experts. Our top industry judges will be looking for creativity, skill, visual appeal and interpretation of the theme.

There will be prizes for Best in Show, 1st Place, 2nd Place and 3rd Place in both our categories. 

Entry to the Competition is FREE and you will receive free entry to the show plus 2 complimentary tickets for friends and family.


Prizes for the London Competition will be provided by Cake Craft World and Salter.

Full prize packages will be confirmed shortly! 

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Competition Categories

 All competition cakes will be on display to the public throughout the weekend of the show. 

Main Competition 

Decorative only

Open to all over 18 (including amateurs & professionals)

A decorative exhibit adhering to the competition theme. Internal supports/structures are permitted, including dummies, but no visible external supports are allowed unless in the use with wired flowers or foliage, but these should be covered in floral tape. All edible materials are allowed that are used in the usual course of Sugarcraft. There are no height restriction. Cake must fit within a base area of 38cm x 28cm (15" x 15") square. Can use cake that has previously been showcased in a competition/exhibit. See further Terms and Conditions... 

Enter Main Competition 

Cupcake Competition 

Decorative only 

Open to all over 18 (including amateurs & professionals) 

A display of 12 decorated cupcakes adehering to the competition theme. Dummies are not permitted. Stands are permitted. No height Restriction. Cupcakes must fit within a base area of 38cm x 28cm (15" x 15"), all 12 cupcakes do not have to be identical. 
See further Terms and Conditions...

Enter Cupcake Competition


Entry closes on 15th September 2017