Today is the last day to get your entries in for British Baker’s annual National Cupcake Championships.

The categories available to enter are: Best Decorated Cupcake of the Year, sponsored by Renshaw; Best Presented Cupcake of the Year, sponsored by Chevler; Most Innovative Cupcake of the Year, sponsored by FDQ; Best Cupcakes Crafted for Multiple Outlets; and Free-from Cupcake of the Year.

All cakes that make the shortlist for the above categories will be put forward for the Best Tasting Cupcake of the Year category, sponsored by Puratos. The baker with the best overall cupcake will be crowned National Cupcake Champion 2011 at an event in London on 15 August.

For details, and to complete an online application visit or call Rachael Cannon on 01293 610433. The deadline for entries is 15 July.

* This year, National Cupcake Week, running from 12-18 September and organised by British Baker will be partnered by CLIC Sargent, Britain’s leading cancer charity for children and young people. For details on how you can help raise money for CLIC Sargent during the week, visit For details on CLIC Sargent’s work visit or call 0300 330 0803.