Leith’s Big Bake Off

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It’s time to dust off those cookery books for Leith’s Big Bake Off!

Leith’s Big Bake Off precedes our Annual General Meeting (AGM) with fellow tenants, Leithers and local bakers at 6.00pm on Wednesday 4 September 2019. You are welcome to join us for cake and refreshments in Thomas Morton Hall with guest judges including Breadshare Bakery, The Kilted Donut, Bad Tempered Baker, Bakery Andante and Mimi’s Bakehouse.

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Below are the bake off categories. Feel free to enter as many as you like and bring your bakes along on the night!

  • Most Moreish  
    Sponsored by The Kilted Donut
  • Best Baker
    Sponsored by Bakery Andante
  • Best Healthier Bake
    Sponsored by Breadshare Bakery
  • Best Under 16s
    Sponsored by Bad Tempered Baker
  • Best International Bake
    Sponsored by Port of Leith Housing Association
  • Showstopper
    Sponsored by the Edinburgh Tool Library
  • Favourite Local Bakery
    For bakeries to enter, judged by locals!

Click the button below for full descriptions of each category and to enter the bake off.

Enter the bake off

Enter as a group

Enter as a local bakery

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Leith’s Big Bake Off – FAQs

Does baking take place on the night?

No – there is no baking during the event. Bake off contestants must bring their cakes along to Thomas Morton Hall between 5.00pm – 5.45pm for set up. There will be more information on this soon.

Can groups enter?
Yes! You can enter as an individual, a pair or a group. Please use the appropriate entry form above or give us a call.

Is it free to enter?

Is it accessible?

Thomas Morton Hall is a ground floor, step-free venue with accessible toilets.

What happens to leftover cake?
If you entered a bake and you’d like to take any leftover portions home, please feel free! Otherwise we have vegware goodie bags ready for guests to take treats home to family and friends.

If you have any more questions, please get in touch by calling 0131 554 0403.

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