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Published:  04 April, 2011
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2010 Winners

David Bennett of the Sunshine Bakery in Chapel Allerton, Leeds, is the newly crowned Cupcake Champion of Great Britain 2010. >> Read interview with David Bennett

Bennett set up the business only six months ago, having worked in Michelin-starred restaurants for 17 years, five of which were under Marco Pierre White. He switched from chef to baker and has quickly found success with his winning Banana & Mango recipe, tweaked from a Passionfruit & Mango recipe that sells in his shop for 1.50. He beat over 60 professional cupcake bakers to the title.

The competition was organised by British Baker as part of its build-up to 2010 National Cupcake Week. The week is sponsored by Renshaw and Chevler and supported by BFP Wholesale and Robert Dyas. There are seven winners in total, representing each day of the week, as follows:

2010 Winners
Day Cupcake Name Baker
Monday Chocolate Ginger (vegan) The Cupcake Theatre
Tuesday Tropical Explosion Cupcake Garden
Wednesday Ernest Hemmingway Sweet Tooth Cupcakery
Thursday Cosmopolitan The Butterfly Bakery
Friday Sweet & Wicked Mojito Sweet & Wicked
Saturday Cupcake Champion Banana & Mango Sunshine Bakery
Sunday Sticky Toffee The Little House of Cupcakes

Black Forest Cupcake by Kevin Sibley Mama's Cupcakes - 2009 winner2009 Winners

The winner was a Black Forest Cupcake baked by Kevin Sibley of Mama's Cupcakes in Herts.

2009 Winners
Day Cupcake Name Baker
Moreish Monday Eat your greens Country Cupcakes
Tantalising Tuesday Summertime Fizz Cupcake The Cupcake Girl
Whipped-up Wednesday The White Rabbit Fantasy Cupcakes
Thrilling Thursday Crazy Lemon Drizzle Cupcake Crazy Baker
Fulfilling Friday Very Vanilla Pat-a-cupcake
Supreme Saturday Cupcake Champion Black Forest Cupcake Mama's Cupcakes

>> See interview with 2009 winner Kevin SibleyJudges for the 2009 cupcake competition

>> Download pdf of all the 2009 winning recipes

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