The Great CJS House Bake Off

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CJS House Bake Off

The results of the Great CJS House Bake Off Competition are in!

  • 1st place: Gray’s Inn 
  • 2nd place: Barbican
  • 3rd place: Carmelite
  • 4th place: St Paul’s

The final of our House Bake Off Competition took place on Friday 28 April, with the children voting for just one bake to represent each of our four school houses. Each of the bakes were carefully considered by a panel of judges, consisting of the whole Gray's Inn catering team, led by head judge Dudley Clifford, General Manager at Gray’s Inn. The finalists presented their bakes in front of the whole school. Amber (3J) represented Barbican House, Sadie (Y6) represented St Paul’s, Ashley-Jane (Y6) represented Carmelite and Maria (Y6) presented her winning bake for Gray’s Inn House.

Jessica, House Captain for Barbican said: "We received many wonderful entries, from cookies to sublime cakes and marvellous fondant designs! For the final round, Amber made a beautiful Japanese cheesecake with BARBICAN spelt on the top. Well done Amber and everyone else who participated!"

Astrid, House Captain for Carmelite, added: "Ashley-Jane's bake was a chocolate ganache cake, with a fondant icing crest, Carmelite written on top and a border of raspberries. We are all immensely proud of Ashley’s cake and congratulate her on getting third!"

Sadie, House Captain for St Paul’s commented: "There were so many amazing bakes, including giant cookies, a soufflé and funky cakes! An anonymous vote decided that I would be our house’s finalist. I made chocolate cupcakes, and my funny baking video was shown in assembly."

Charlotte, Gary’s Inn House Captain said: "We saw many very good entries in the semi- finals, from biscuits to cakes, cupcakes to meringue. There were even some pancakes! We loved all the bakes and in the end Maria won a much-deserved victory with her fabulous Gray's Inn cake!"

A huge well done to all of the finalists, and everyone who submitted a bake for the House Competition! All participants gained a point for their house. We are very grateful to Dudley and the Gray's Inn catering team, who as well as expertly judging the bakes, kindly presented each finalist with their very own chef whites as a prize. 

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