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Bake-off to celebrate Queen's Diamond Jubilee in Pickering
12:12pm Wednesday 2nd May 2012 in Food & Drink
Pickering residents are busy baking as part of the town’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
A bake-off is being held with finalists asked to make a Victoria Sponge which will be judged by guest judge Tom Parker-Bowles .
Sponsored by Feast and The White Swan Inn, the competition has three classes: under 11s, 11- 16 and over 16s.
The first heats have seen bakers compete with a traybake followed by a cheese scone. with the winners through to the final on Saturday, May 19.
Organiser Marian Buchanan said she wanted to do something community-orientated and added: “I felt it was a good local fun thing to do which everyone could get involved in.”
The winner of each class will win a Pickering Bake-Off Trophy, along with lunch at Feast for the under 16s and dinner for two at The White Swan Inn for those over 16.