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School is amazed by response to baking challenge

Move over Bake Off! Pupils at Hazlegrove have outdone themselves this year with their response to the Baffling Bakes challenge for charity.


Hazlegrove Prep School launched its annual Festival this week and kicked-off with the most amazing display of cakes for the Baffling Bakes competition. The theme of the festival this year is 'curiosity' and the children embraced this fully producing the most incredible array of all things curious. From cakes that look exactly like baked potatoes, complete with beans and cheese, to football boots and also mouth-watering sushi, the children had let their creative juices flow!

Director of Studies, David Edwards, who runs the festival each year said, 'What a start to festival week! Baffling Bakes have blown our minds! So many people asking ‘How did they do that?’ Once again, the pupils of Hazlegrove have risen to the challenge with over 70 entries! We were blown away by everyone’s baking skills and the creativity demonstrated for the competition. We had a wide range of designs which included cakes that looked like trainers, bowls of noodles, jacket potatoes, books, parcels, brains and corn on the cob! All the entries were impressive and at such a high standard that is was almost impossible to judge all entries and they are all winners. A huge well done to everyone who entered the competition, we have some very talented bakers among us!'

The school holds an annual festival to focus on one particular theme and has in the past celebrated food, STEM, drama, English, history as well as dance to name a few. Regardless of the theme, the children are challenged to a baking competition. The cakes are all sold at the end of the day with all monies raised being donated to charity.