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Sunday, 3 March 2013

Win tickets to The Cake and Bake Show in Manchester

Win tickets to The Cake & Bake Show, Manchester, 5-7 April, 2013

I’m rather excited that I have 5 pairs of day tickets to The Cake and Bake Show in Manchester to give away!

The show runs on the 5th, 6th and 7th of April 2013 and there will be demonstrations from Paul Hollywood, Dan Lepard, Simon Rimmer and others as well as an extensive programme of classes and marketplace packed with retailers to tempt you with their wares.  

Full details of the show and the programme of demonstrations can be found at www.thecakeandbakeshow.co.uk/manchester/

Ticket prices start at £12.50 a day or £20 for a two day pass.  For a chance to win a pair of tickets, just fill out the Rafflecopter widget below:

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This giveaway is open to all readers over 18, but the prize can only be delivered to a UK address.

The winner will be chosen via Rafflecopter (which uses random.org) and announced on this page.

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There are 5 prizes of a pair of day tickets to The Cake and Bake Show in Manchester.

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  1. I love Choux buns but they must have proper chocolate and fresh cream in.

  2. I love it when I make a big tray pie (like they did at school) and it turns out looking gorgeous - and the whole lot gets eaten!

  3. I love a good old traditional victoria sponge, but it has to be just right :)

  4. Plain old easy white bread! It's what I bake most of the time, usually at least once a week and I absolutely adore fresh bread!

  5. Lemon drizzle cake. I've got lots of different recipes for cakes, cupcakes and traybakes.

  6. Lemon drizzle cake is really nice I could have this right now.

  7. I love any baking - the smell in the kitchen makes a house feel like a home - but apple pies and muffins are my favourite :-)

  8. Something fruity, like apple pie or berry crumb cake - just because they're so tasty! But I do love the smell of mince pies at Christmas :-)

  9. I LOVE baking, but mainly because I have such a sweet tooth. My favourite thing to bake is bread and butter pudding I think, or baked cheesecake, something creamy as well as sweet.

  10. I LOVE baking, but mainly because I have such a sweet tooth. My favourite thing to bake is bread and butter pudding I think, or baked cheesecake, something creamy as well as sweet.

    Also, I don't have twitter so can't share it :(

  11. My favourite bake is my all in one Lemon Drizzle cake because it's the one recipe I know I'll always get right... i am trying other things but still trial and error with those!!

  12. Lemon Drizzle for me too - leave in the turned off oven, for a slightly crunchy finish

  13. lemon drizzle cake and nice warm doughnuts