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THE Big Bake is back for its third year at the picturesque Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire over the Bank Holiday weekend of Saturday, 25th August to Monday, 27th August, and once again we have secured another bake-off winner for the third-time in a row to host the events workshops.

  Sophie Faldo - Bake off Winner 2017

Sophie Faldo - Bake off Winner 2017

This year’s workshop host, Great British Bake Off winner 2017 - Sophie Faldo, who wowed the judges and viewers alike with her show stopping bakes and her ability to hold her nerve in that famous Bake-Off tent, will be joining us. Her stand-out creations including her champagne cake, described by The Radio Times as ‘a work of genius’, and her trifle terrine which won her the Star Baker award in Week 5.

Molly Robbins, award-winning TV and online cake artist and star of Channel 4's Extreme Cake Makers, Series 1 & 2 will also be at the show. Channel 4 will also be filming Molly at the event as part of the series. 

Paul A Young, who is a ground-breaking and inspirational chocolatier who is at the forefront of the British chocolate scene. Paul’s passion for his craft and his cutting-edge creativity have won him numerous awards and led to him being ranked amongst the world’s best chocolatiers.

Come and see these fantastic bakers perform baking demonstrations throughout the weekend and take home some tips on how to avoid that dreaded soggy bottom.

EMC Tiles are proud to be one of this year’s sponsors of the firm family favourite event.

Managing Director, Barry Slawson said: “We are thrilled to be exhibiting at the event and are inviting people to come and join us and to be inspired by our creative ceramic tile ideas with their elegant application throughout the home and garden. The weekend’s event will be a great opportunity for us to showcase new products and ideas and also for people to see the ways in which ceramic tiles have excelled, in not only style but, size and usage.”

The Big Bake are yet again looking for budding bakers to come along and take part in this fantastic competition that includes some great prizes.

On Saturday 26th of August, successful applicants will be asked to bring along a homemade ‘Celebration Cake’ that features a decorative design that can wow our judges.

The lucky winner will be presented with a trophy by Molly Robbins, as well as £200 worth of Lakeland Vouchers.  Runners-up will get a £50 Lakeland voucher and a cookbook.   

The Big Bake is a fantastic family orientated event, with live baking demos, children’s entertainment, music and street food vendors and a host of artisan producers, there is certainly something for everyone to get involved with.

There will be a host of licensed bars around the grounds serving fabulous Gin Cocktails and prosecco, plus a real ale bar and the beautiful double deck bus bar. 

If you would like to enter for the Big Bake cake competition visit the link below 

For more information visit www.greatfoodanddrinkfestival.co.uk
You can view last year’s show here https://youtu.be/_EYixJPfiBk