Kenwood Young Baker
Ireland 2021

We are very excited to announce our 2021 Young Baker competition, exclusive to Ireland.
Channel your inner baker and show us your amazing creations.

Who can enter?

The competition is open to residents of Ireland, aged 12 - 18 years. 

  • Junior contestants
    Students in years 1, 2 & 3
  • Senior contestants
    Students in years 4, 5 and 6

How to enter?

Submit an original recipe with images of your cake and a written recipe.

Theme
Dreams - single tier cake.

Competition rules

  • All decoration must be 100% edible.
  • No non-edible internal supports.
  • No height restriction.
  • 6 images of the cake.

See full list of rules       Example images


Competition deadlines?

  • 6 September
    Competition opens

  • 22 October
    Closing date

  • 22 November
    Winners announced

What is the prize?

There will be an overall winner and two runners up of each category.

  • A Kenwood kMix stand mixer for the winners, plus a voucher for their Home Economics class. 

  • Cookery course via Zoom with Shane Smith for each winning class.
  • A Kenwood Chefette for the runner ups.
  • Kenwood Kids Club kit for the winners and the runner ups. 

  • A certificate for everyone who enters the competition.

Who can enter?

The competition is open to residents of Ireland, aged 12 - 18 years. 

  • Junior contestants
    Students in years 1, 2 & 3
  • Senior contestants
    Students in years 4, 5 and 6

How to enter?

Submit an original recipe with images of your cake and a written recipe.

Theme
Dreams - single tier cake.

Competition rules

  • All decoration must be 100% edible.
  • No non-edible internal supports.
  • No height restriction.
  • 6 images of the cake.


Competition deadlines?

  • 6 September
    Competition opens

  • 18 October
    Closing date

  • 22 November
    Winners announced

What is the prize?

There will be an overall winner and two runners up of each category.

  • A Kenwood kMix stand mixer for the winners, plus a voucher for their Home Economics class. 

  • Cookery course via Zoom with Shane Smith for each winning class.
  • A Kenwood Chefette for the runner ups.

  • Kenwood Kids Club kit for the winners and the runner ups. 

  • A certificate for everyone who enters the competition.

Join us. Let's bake off!

We are looking for...
  • Presentation
  • Creativity
  • Sophistication
  • Originality

Join us. Let's bake off!

We are looking for...
  • Presentation
  • Creativity
  • Sophistication
  • Originality

Meet the Judges

Master Pastry Chef

Shane Smith

Shane Smith has over 20 years’ experience working in some of the world’s most celebrated pastry kitchens across the globe. Shane considers himself very lucky to have spent the past two decades in a career that fulfills him on a daily basis and is passionate about passing on his knowledge to the next generation of Pastry Chefs.

President at ATHE

Michelle MC Cabe

Michelle Mc Cabe is a Home Economics teacher and President of the Association of Teachers of Home Economics. She is passionate about all things Home Economics and believes the subject equips students with a wide range of life skills and knowledge so they are prepared for their future as individuals and as responsible members of society.

Award Winning Pastry Chef

Aoife Noonan

Aoife Noonan is a multi-award winning pastry chef and a TV chef, graduated with a Culinary Arts degree before moving on to work in some of the best restaurants in the country. She was Head Pastry Chef in 2 Michelin Star Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud for nearly 4 years, before taking on Executive Pastry Chef positions in restaurants in Dublin.

Recipe Development Chef

Sophie Meechan

Sophie has been helping to create recipe content for the Kenwood World Recipe App, as well as develop recipes for cook books and product packaging. Sophie is passionate about getting people cooking and enjoys sharing her skills through workshops and getting involved with local food charities like Foodcycle.

Get Baking.
Submit your recipe.

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