Welcome to the Big Bake Competition Application Page! 


All you have to do is fill out the form below to be in with a chance of entering our competition.

Saturday 26th August - Celebration Cake Comp. - Any cake of your choice that will wow our judges in appearance, taste and texture.

Sunday 27th August - Cupcake Competition - Six identical cupcakes that don't just look the same but taste the same too! 

The selected bakers will present their homemade cakes at no later than 11am on their chosen day. The winners will be announced at 4pm* on the day of their competition in the Kitchen Demonstration Theatre.

*Time subject to change.

The lucky winner will be presented with a trophy, sponsored by Royal Crown Derby, as well as £200 worth of Lakeland Vouchers and a Big Bake Apron. Runner-up will get a £50 Lakeland voucher, a Big Bake Apron and some Bacofoil baking goodies including the new Non-Stick Structured Baking Paper.

Markeaton Park Entries

Once submitted you may be asked to supply images of some of your previous bakes - doing so will strengthen your chances in getting to the competition.