Winners of Northumberland bakery's inaugural cake-making competition are revealed

Budding bakers have been celebrating success in the inaugural Bakery Cakery Competition.

By Ian Smith
Thursday, 25th February 2021, 4:00 pm

The event was organised by well-known cake maker Colyn Pentleton, whose family run The Farm Bakery shops in Alnwick and Amble.

Colyn said: “The competition was a great success. We revealed the winners live on Facebook on Sunday with hundreds of live viewers, and over 3000 views in 24 hours.

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Winners of the cake-making competition.

"We loved seeing their cakes and had a brilliant time judging them.”

The winners were: Jakob Gilroy (under 5s), Ava Stewart (5-10years), Hannah Gerard (11-16years) and Daisy Frater (viewers vote).

Jakob made a farmyard cake and judges praised his brilliant use of props; Ava’s unicorn rainbow cake was praised for its use of vibrant colours; Hannah’s heart-shaped cake was praised for its excellent use of white chocolate fingers; and Daisy’s burger cake was described as ‘brilliantly effective’.

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Jakob Gilroy (under 5s).

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Hannah Gerard (11-16years).
Daisy Frater (viewers vote).
Ava Stewart (5-10years).