Do you love baking up a storm in your kitchen at home? Do your friends and family make all sorts of ooh-aah noises when they’re eating your sweet creations? It might be time to take your baking to a whole new level as local cream cheese brand, Lancewood, is looking for the crème de la crème of home bakers to enter their 2018 Cake-Off Challenge!

Using at least one Lancewood product, home-bakers are encouraged to enter their tastiest and most innovative sweet or savoury recipes. This year, the Cake-Off Challenge winner will walk away with ultimate bragging rights, as well as an all-expenses-covered trip to New York City worth R150 000.

All you have to do to win is submit your best recipe to the Lancewood Cake-Off website, including a picture of the dish alongside the Lancewood product(s) used. After that, members of the public will have the chance to vote for their favourite recipe until 3 June 2019, and the three recipes with the most votes will compete head-to-head in a cake-off live on The Expresso Show on 28 June 2018.

The judges tasked with the final decision are Cake-Off mentor and celeb judges: culinary queen, Lorna Maseko; best-selling cookbook author and TV chef, Zola Nene; and award-winning musician and restauranteur, J’Something.

It’s a little cheesy, but if you think your cheesecake or savoury cheddar tart has got what it takes, this is the competition for you!

Recipe submissions are open on 23 April 2018 and will run for four weeks, closing on 20 May.

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