The National Cupcake week is organised by the British Baker and runs from 13-19 September. The week is sponsored by Renshaw and Chevler and supported by BFP Wholesale and Robert Dyas.
The competition was organised by British Baker as part of its build-up to the The National Cupcake Week. The winner of this competition is David Bennett of the Sunshine Bakery in Chapel Allerton in Leeds. He is an ex chef turned baker and won with his Banana and Mango recipe.
These rare the other winners for each day of the week: (from bakeryinfo.co.uk)
Monday: Chocolate Ginger Cupcake (vegan) – Lisa Harris, The Cupcake Theatre, Bournemouth
Tuesday: Tropical Explosion – Natalie Penzer & Rachel Brown, Cupcake Garden, Beaminster
Wednesday: Ernest Hemmingway – Vicky Parker, Sweet Tooth Cupcakery, Manchester
Thursday: Cosmopolitan – Stephanie Sippitt, The Butterfly Bakery, Poole
Friday: Sweet & Wicked Mojito – Susan Angoy, Sweet & Wicked, London
Saturday (champion): Banana & Mango – David Bennett, Sunshine Bakery, Leeds
Sunday: Sticky Toffee – Katie Rawcliffe, The Little House of Cupcakes, Thornton