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Cakes galore at Ipswich Hospital Charity's first Easter bake off

PUBLISHED: 18:26 13 April 2017 | UPDATED: 18:34 13 April 2017

Lorna Watkins with her Easter bunny creation. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Lorna Watkins with her Easter bunny creation. Picture: GREGG BROWN

A spectacular chocolate cake bunny, an intricate cupcake bouquet and a delicious salted caramel surprise were the stars of the Ipswich Hospital charity's first ever Easter bake-off.

Mandy Jordan and Jess Watkins with their cupcake bouquets. Picture: GREGG BROWNMandy Jordan and Jess Watkins with their cupcake bouquets. Picture: GREGG BROWN

More than 30 people baked a cake to enter the hospital’s big charity event today, each donating £2 to the charity to take part.

After judging was completed the cakes were offered up for sale - and it wasn’t long until they were all snapped up.

Charity volunteers are hoping to raise cash for the Ipswich Hospital charity with their Easter Bake off. Picture: GREGG BROWNCharity volunteers are hoping to raise cash for the Ipswich Hospital charity with their Easter Bake off. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Janshadan Islam won the ‘showstopper’ category with her creative caramel chocolate surprise and Sue Kelly won the cupcake contest with her bouquet of cakes.

A special award went to Erlinda Esleyer, who works in the emergency department, for her incredible chocolate Easter bunny.

Charity volunteers are hoping to raise cash for the Ipswich Hospital charity with their Easter Bake off. Picture: GREGG BROWNCharity volunteers are hoping to raise cash for the Ipswich Hospital charity with their Easter Bake off. Picture: GREGG BROWN

“We were thrilled by how many people supported the event,” said charity head Mandy Jordan.
“This was the first bake-off we have had at the hospital.
“We are so grateful to every one who got involved.”

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