The Worcester In Bloom Andrew Baynham Trophy will be awarded to the winner of Cakes & Preserves Class section.

Sponsored classes

Please note, the Cakes & Preserves Section will be staged and judged on Saturday 13th August.

Section Rules

Please read section rules very carefully. Failure to comply may lead to disqualification.

  • All exhibits must be made by the exhibitor including homemade pastries, breads, pizza bases etc.
  • Exhibitors must provide own plate and cover for exhibit (excluding jars or bottles).
  • Jars may be reused but jars and lids showing trade names are not acceptable.
  • All preserves must have new twist top lids or a waxed disc and cellophane cover.
  • Labels should be stuck to the jar and not loose tied.
  • Full date of making is required on the label.
  • In the interests of food safety, no meat, fish or fresh cream to be used in any dish.
  • Vinegar proof lids should be used for chutneys and pickles.
  • An exhibitor may enter up to two distinct entries per class.
  • Cakes & Preserves will be judged by Women’s Institute criteria.
ClassDescription - Cakes & Preserves
Class 701A Tea Loaf, recipe to be displayed with loaf.
Class 702"The Victoria Cake Competition" Sponsored by Granthams Garage
One Victoria sandwich cake (raspberry jam filling, caster sugar dusting and using a sponge tin no larger than 200mm diameter). Recipe to be stated. (250mm max overall display size)

1st Prize only £20 off car service Voucher
Class 703New The Decorated Cake Competition Sponsored by Sarah's Baking Mad
One decorated cake to celebrate either the Queen's Platinum Jubilee or 25 years of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, your choice! Dummy cakes permitted
(250mm max overall display size)
Class 704Cake fora Special Diet Sponsored by The Cake Box
(max size 200mm diameter, 250mm max overall display size). Special diet to be displayed and recipe stated.
Class 705Six sweet scones (250mm max overall display size).
Class 706Six savoury scones (250mm max overall display size).
Class 707A box of sweet biscuits. Presented as a gift but able to be opened for judging, with two extra pieces for tasting.
Class 708Six decorated cup cakes (to be judged on both taste and decoration)
Class 709A batch of six brown rolls or six white rolls
Class 710Fancy Loaf Competition Sponsored by Lemon Tart
One Fancy loaf, decorated or shaped

Prize - Shop Vouchers £10 / £5 / £3
Class 711New A decorated focaccia
Class 712A vegetarian pizza (300mm max overall display size).
Class 713A vegetarian quiche (300mm max overall display size).
Class 714One jar of strawberry jam (jars no smaller than 227g (8oz))
Class 715One jar of raspberry jam (jars no smaller than 227g (8oz))
Class 716One jar of any other jam (jars no smaller than 227g (8oz))
Class 717One jar of fruit jelly (jars no smaller than 227g (8ozs))
Class 718One jar of fruit marmalade (jars no smaller than 227g (8oz))
Class 719One jar of honey
Class 720One jar of chutney, any kind (jars no smaller than 227g (8oz))
Class 721One jar of pickled vegetables (vinegar preserve, not in mustard sauce), any kind (jars
no smaller than 227g (8oz))
Class 722A flavoured oil, infused for a minimum of three months before showing. Please state the date when made on the label.
Class 723NEW Any homemade wine. Please state type and date bottled on the label.
Class 724UNDER 18s ONLY 'My favourite bake', anything from classes 701 to 713

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