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The Great Tasmanian Cake Off

Judges: Michelle Crawford | Venue: Parliament Lawns | Performance Type: Free community event | Time: 3pm – 4pm | Price: FREE (register by Dec 20)

Have you got what it takes to be Tasmania’s best baker? Preheat your ovens, soften some butter and grease those tins, we want to see your baking skills.

The recipe is simple, use your imagination and create a Victoria Sponge inspired by Tasmania’s produce.  Get creative and chose the flavours that tell a Tasmanian story, we’ll be looking for innovative creations but ultimately it’s all about the taste.

The Rules | All entries need to be a Victoria Sponge, two layers of cake with your choice of filling. We're thinking Victoria Sandwich cakes here, each cake to comprise of 2 x 20cm tiers sandwiched together with your choice of filling.

The Judges | Recipe writer, food stylist and food curator Michelle Crawford lives in the Huon Valley and has worked with many of Tasmania’s top chefs and food producers as well as numerous magazines around Australia. Her Instagram-famous cottage kitchen with its wood-fired Rayburn is certainly no stranger to cakes (or crumpets, scones or slice)

Judith Sweet is a culinary icon in the Tasmanian food scene after more than 40 years of teaching, hosting television programs, writing, consulting, recipe development and event organising.  Judith is still searching out new flavours and sharing her passion for food.

And it wouldn’t be a cake competition without representation from the CWA and, rest assured, they will be representing. These ladies have been baking since before you were born and can spot an overcooked cake from 20 paces so make sure you bring only your best efforts.

If you or someone you know can prove to perfection and rise to the occasion, then enter now.

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