Roath’s amateur bakers ensured another successful year for the Great Roath Bake Off helping organiser Wayne Courtney to raise funds for Acute Stroke Unit and the Wales Centre for Spinal Injuries.
Wayne told us all about the day:
Once again, the standard of entries made picking the winners a challenge for the judges who included BBC’s Owain Wyn Evans, Casualty actress Amanda Hendersen, artist Nathan Wyburn, former Miss Wales Sharron Wills, food bloggers Nikki Vivian and Sarah Williams and our own Matt Appleby.
Here’s what some of them told us before they hit the cake…
The overall winner – with a spectacular Eton Mess cake – was Kiryn Howard:
And the winners were:
Kiryn Howard, Eton Mess (above)
Aysha Hath, Basket Cake
Joanna Cullen, Carrot Cake
Best Decorated Cake
Lynda Gibbs, Tangled Cake
Best Professional Cake
Sarah Ryan, Snow White Cake
Best Bake-Bread or Pie
Markus Triplett, Lancashire Pie
The Great Roath Junior Best Cake under 11’s
- Margot Hartley, Dragon Cake
- Oscar Groves, Wigwam Cake
- Isobel Maunder, Strawberry Cake
The Great Roath Junior Best Cake over 11’s
- Ruby Robinson and Ayesha, Skittle Rainbow Cake
- Grace Barnes, Garden Pond Cake
- Lucy Edwards, Allotment Cake
The CPS Homes Special Award for Outstanding Cake
Rhian Garraway, Cakes and Biscuits on stands
Our photographer Nic captured all the cakes and the day’s events here.
Congratulations to all the winners and to Wayne Courtney for a great event. Thank you to all the volunteers who make the event possible, the local businesses who support it, the Lord Mayor of Cardiff for coming to present the prizes and all the performers and judges.