The Great Craigard Bake-Off was an outstanding success this year, sponsored by The Scottish Baking Awards. Over 500 entries, over 5 different categories, were whittled down to 60 for the final Bake-off on the 11th November 2018 at Craigard Tearoom in Helensburgh.
The 5 different categories were as follows:
Sugarcraft Chocolate Novelty Cake Homebaking and Bread.
The 4 judges were :
Mastercraftsman- Sean McVey from The Breadwinner bakery in Edinburgh
Masterbaker- Melanie Andrews MBE from The Scottish Baking Awards
Multi Award winning Chocolatier- Shona Sutherland from Taystful
Multi Award winning Cake Artist- Anna Dillon Dillons Cakes
The winners in each category were as follows:
Bread - Lily Greig
Novelty -Zuzka Miles
Sugarcraft - Sharon Morrison
Homebaking- Seema Joshi
Chocolate- Gayathri Prakash
Congratulations to all the winners and many thanks to our fabulous judges who gave up their spare time freely to encourage and promote Scotland's great new Bakers. Roll on 2019.