The golden ticket cupcake competition at Hilton London Bankside gives guests the chance to win prizes including spa breaks and hotel stays.

Last week, we asked baking enthusiasts to send British Baker pictures of cupcake selfies to celebrate the eighth year of National Cupcake Week.

This week we celebrate the eighth year of National Cupcake Week (19-25 September) for all you sweet-toothed baking enthusiasts and we want to know what you will be whipping up for the next seven days.

This week, British Baker hosted the 2016 National Cupcake Championships at the AB Mauri Centre of Excellence in Corby, Northamptonshire.

The icing was frosted, the sponges were squidged and the cakes were tasted, and the winners are:

The flour has been sifted, the sparkles have been sprinkled, and now it’s time for the icing on the cake – we are delighted to announce the National Cupcake Championships finalists 2016! 

Mobile bakery Eat Me Ltd has launched an innovative way of mixing alcoholic ingredients and cakes to make cocktail-flavoured cupcakes.

The entries are now closed and judging is under way. Some lucky bakers could be within a chance of being crowned this year’s British Baker’s Cupcake Champion.

Lola’s Cupcakes will mark its 10th anniversary with a series of in-store events next month.

Bakers hoping to triumph at this year’s National Cupcake Championships have been given more time to enter. Last entries will now be accepted on 29 July.

With the National Cupcake Championships 2016 now open for entries, British Baker caught up with last year’s Overall Winner Helen Bollen.

The National Cupcake Championships 2016 are officially open for entries from the great and the good of the cupcake world.

The National Cupcake Championships bring out the very best in cupcake bakers – and now you get a chance to look behind the scenes.

Cupcakes take over the internet

21 September, 2015

National Cupcake Week took the internet by storm last week, reaching hundreds of thousands of people on Twitter.

Those chosen as finalist in the National Cupcake Championships will be treated to chocolate masterclasses by specialist Barry Callebaut. 

For those who needed more time – the deadline for National Cupcake Championships entries has been extended. 

Bakers have just five days to enter the National Cupcake Championships 2015 as we confirm events for the grand final.

National Cupcake Week is back! From 14 to 20 September we shall be all about the little cakes and we want bakers to get involved as well. 

Today marks one month to go in the countdown to the National Cupcake Championships entry deadline - have you got yours in yet? 

Orchard Valley Foods’ national sales manager looks back at Cake International and considers the longevity of the cupcake.

If you haven’t seen THOSE pictures of Kim Kardashians derrière yet, then you can see them recreated in cake versions!

Sainsbury’s has launched its new cupcake products in line with National Cupcake Week.

Calling all bakers! You had better sit down and prepare yourselves because National Cupcake Week 2014 is just a week away.

Lola’s Kitchen, a London based cupcake company, has introduced a new vegan cupcake following customer feedback.

Think you have missed out on entering the National Cupcake Championships? Then think again… as the deadline for entries has been extended.

Cupcake sales on the up

10 August, 2012

The cupcake phenomenon shows no slowing down with sales reaching £23.5m.

Discounting website Groupon has launched a new online e-booking service, which it says offers businesses an easy way to manage their schedules.

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