KEEPING LORD'S WORLD CLASS
Founded in 1787, Marylebone Cricket Club is the most active and famous cricket club in the world and owner of Lord's Cricket Ground - the Home of Cricket.
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Do you love to bake? Do you know someone who is a brilliant baker?
In 2014 MCC is celebrating the Bicentenary of the present Lord's Ground. On 7 September - the Davidstow Village Cup Final - members of the public will compete to win our celebration cake competition.
Selected entrants have been invited to bring a cake that they have baked and decorated to celebrate the birthday of Lord's.
On the day, entrants will be whittled down to ten by our team of chefs and the lucky finalists will have their cakes judged by a panel of celebrities from the cricket and culinary worlds.
|The prize:||Picture and recipe included in The Cricketer magazine|
|Afternoon tea for four people in the world famous Long Room at Lord's|
|A day in MCC's pastry kitched with Head Pastry Chef at Lord's, Thierry Besselievre|
|Tiptree wicket hamper with a retail value of £100|
|Runners-up||10 Runner-up prizes of a dozen 340g (12oz) jars of Tiptree preserves.|
Master baking class for two in the pastry kitchen at Lord's
Full baking set
|Children under 14 years of age on 7 September 2014|
|How to enter:||In no more than 50 words, tell us why you or someone you know should be invited to bake a cake to celebrate our birthday|
|The deadline for nominations was Wednesday 20 August 2014|
|All entrants will receive a Tiptree silver tin, each containing six mini jars of assorted Tiptree preserves.|
Bakers will be invited to enter the competition following the closing date
A recipe must be included together with the cake on 7 September 2014
The cake must weigh no more than 2kg
Items for consideration: Please be aware the cake will be stored in an ambient temperature for up to five hours. Please therefore consider your ingredients; for example whipped cream may not be advisable. There will be no refrigeration available on site. The cake may have some finishing aesthetic touches applied on arrival however there is no facility to continue the baking and decorating process at Lord's.
The Lord's Cake Bake Competition is sponsored by Tiptree.