THE 'FLOUR' POWER GREAT MARSHALL BAKE-OFF - COMPETITION ENDED

Another day, another competition! We have three £50 vouchers up for grabs!!

First of all a shout out to Jack Goodrum from Marshall Honda Newbury who sent this idea in to Daksh!

Are you a keen baker or just starting out?

Either way we want everyone to get involved with our Bake Off competition. Whether it’s cupcakes, muffins, something more intricate it doesn’t matter! So, get baking, get the family involved and most importantly have some fun!

Run out of flour? We heard Daksh has a stash although he is charging a premium so watch out!

Need some inspiration? Check out these links for recipe ideas.

All you need to do is send in a photo, along with your name, where you work and the name of your creation to colleagues@marshall.co.uk Closing date is Friday 15 May and the 3 winners will be announced by Daksh on Tuesday 19 May. Good luck!

WINNERS

WINNER 1 

This is the birthday lockdown cake John Smart has been busy making! (Technician, Marshall Volkswagen Milton Keynes)

WINNER 2

This is India Wallington's Pooh and Peppa’s lockdown tea time creation that she made for her friends kids first birthday! (Sales Executive, Marshall Volvo Welwyn Garden City)

WINNER 3

This is Ian Mackrill's camper cake he made with his 11 year old daughter Jessica! It was her first attempt at a sculpted cake and completed it with Marshall plates for the finishing touch! (Parts Supervisor, Marshall Volkswagen Newbury)

MARSHALL CAKE CREATIONS

Monique Almond has been missing her dealership, so she thought she would try and make her own for home! (Business Manager, Marshall Honda Peterborough)

This is Jade Dunning​'s jammie dodger blondies! (Parts advisor, Coulsdon Audi​)

This is Sam Bilbie's birthday in lockdown cake! (Transaction Manager, Jaguar Land Rover Lincoln)

This is Rhianne Glew's Labrador ​Bruno on his 4th birthday with his carrot and peanut butter dog cake! (Senior Accountant Assistant, Marshall Volkswagen Scunthorpe)

These are Caroline Heaver​'s unicorn cakes​! (Personal Assistant, Head Office)

This is Ian Mackrill's camper cake he made with his 11 year old daughter Jessica! It was her first attempt at a sculpted cake and completed it with Marshall plates for the finishing touch! (Parts Supervisor, Marshall Volkswagen Newbury)

This is Diana Aleknaviciene​'s raspberry baked cheesecake! (Vehicle Accounts Controller, Marshall Accounts Cambridge)

This is Josh Farrimond​'s creation, the Rainbow River cake! (Sales Executive, Newbury Audi​​)

Here are VE Day clebration cakes Lisa Patey's 11 year old son made! (Software Support Consultant, Head Office)

This is the birthday lockdown cake John Smart has been busy making! (Technician, Marshall Volkswagen Milton Keynes)

This is Neil Martin's thank you to the NHS cake that he made with his daughter Harriet! (Warranty Administrator/Technician, Marshall Volvo Peterborough)

This is Bev Mitchell​'s victoria sponge with fondant decorations. It is called ‘Another cuppa darling?’​ as she has had the kettle on constantly since lockdown began! (Sales Administrator, Bexley Audi)

This is Ian Warner's Millennium Falcon and Death Star made for his son's birthday! (Bodyshop Estimator, Marshall Paint & Body Repair Centre Newbury)

This is Shirley Hillier's coffee cake creation. 2 coffee infused sponges sandwiched and topped with coffee buttercream then decorated with pecans. Partly because she couldn't find walnuts and partly because she prefers them! (Sales Administrator, Marshall SKODA Letchworth)

Daniel Willis made terrys chocolate orange millionaires shortbread! However he ran out of orange segments for the topping so it became a terrys chocolate orange/white chocolate/crunchie millionaires shortbread! Probably around 4000 calories per slice! (Sales Executive, Marshall Ford Van Centre Cambridge)

These are Alan Shutt's VE Day creations that he shared at his street party down his close! (Fleet Local Business Development Manager, Marshall Hyundai Cambridge)

Here is the before and after of Alan Shutt's VE Day cupcakes! (Fleet Local Business Development Manager​, Marshall Hyundai Cambridge)

This is David Powell's Brazilian chocolate carrot cake! (Driver, Marshall Mercedes-Benz of Portsmouth)

Rosie Morris has been baking every week and this lotus biscoff and white choclate cheese cake is her favourite so far! (Service Advisor, Taunton Audi)

This is India Wallington's Pooh and Peppa’s lockdown tea time creation that she made for her friends kids first birthday! (Sales Executive, Marshall Volvo Welwyn Garden City)

In making fruit and cheese scones for her VE Day party, Clare Hoskins discovered that marmite on cheese scones is blooming beautiful! She has been living off them ever since! (Assistant Trade Parts Manager, Marshall Trade Parts Cambridge)

This is Tom Suckling​'s chocolate cake decorated with caramel icing, chocolate squares around the border and chocolate writing! He made it to celebrate his girlfriends ‘lockdown’ birthday to try and make her day the best possible despite the ongoing situation! (Technician, Marshall Seat Braintree​)

This is Richard Bargery-Stroud's creation that he made for one of his teams daughters, 6th birthday! He has made quite a few bakes over the years, much to the delight of the staff at Plymouth Audi! (Receptionist, Plymouth Audi)

This is Ian Cornish's first attempt at making a victoria sponge which he made from a newspaper recipe! (Parts Advisor, Marshall Ford Bury St Edmunds)

These are a few of the reasons Kevin O'Brien's suits no long fit! His creations include irish rock cakes made from his nans recipe, chocolate twists which he ate all to himself and irish banana bread! (Sales Executive, Marshall BMW Bournemouth)

Kevin O'Brien also made some Welsh griddle cakes which weren't Celtic enough so he added a shot of whiskey in them! Lastly he made irish boiled fruit cake using his nans recipe! (Sales Executive, Marshall BMW Bournemouth)

This is Gillian Braine's iced lemon curd cake! (Service Advisor, Marshall Volkswagen Letchworth)

These are a few of Amy Jenkin's lockdown creations... Buttercream flower cupcakes, cinnamon buns, banoffe cheesecake and iced buns! She has have been baking most days for her family and friends! (Sevice Advisor, Marshall Peugeot St Neots)

Jack Manger made some traditional plain scones with strawberry jam, freshly whipped cream and fresh strawberries on top especially for VE Day 75! (Sales Executive, Marshall Mercedes-Benz of Chicester)

Stephanie Boucher has been busy making croquembouche! (Service Advisor, Oxford Audi)

Hanna Gilbert and her mum baked scones for their belated VE Day celebration with homemade butter and Marks and Sparks strawberry jam, lovely job! Even the dog enjoyed them! (Service Advisor, Marshall Peugeot Cambridge)

This is Nicola Hughes's mums cake! She isn’t a baker but has spent her lockdown time doing this ‘rainbow cake’ to cheer the family up! (Fleet Sales Administrator, Marshall Mercedes-Benz of Bolton)

David Gilbey has been busy making plenty of treats including éclairs with a salted caramel cream filling, éclairs with a mocha cream filling and mini lemon meringue pies with a side of meringue kisses! (Service Advisor, Marshall Ford Kings Lynn)

After a very long day in the kitchen this is Sara Meese's wonderful bake off entry! (Regional Accountant, Marshall Land Rover​ Melton Mowbray)

Matt Bodsworth has been busy baking over the last few weeks making all sorts of things including victoria sponge, coffee and walnut cake, cheese cake, caramel sort bread, cookies and bakewell blondies! (Technician, Marshall SKODA Northampton)

Julio Calderon made a delicious coffee cake decorated with marzipan and fondant icing with a luxury finish of gold sparkle dust, good enough for a Royal celebration! (Technician, Marshall Mercedes-Benz Truck & Van Croydon)

Here are a couple of photos of yummy creations Maxine Sargent made for VE Day! (Sales Administrator, Marshall Jaguar Land Rover Oxford)

Gareth Down had a special home den camping weekend with cake to celebrate his son's 4th birthday weekend. 3 days of party games, downstairs sleep overs and cake! (General Manager, Mercedes-Benz Truck & Van Poole)

Vicki Dean made special VE day cupcakes, lemon gin drizzle cake, original tea loaf (her nan's recipe), fruit scones with clotted cream and homemade jam and a mango and passionfruit cheesecake! (Sales Administrator, Marshall Ford Cambridge)

This Union Jack cake was made by Cara Thurlow’s 13 year old daughter Bells! (Sales Administrator, Marshall BMW Bournemouth)

Jack Manager enjoyed VE Day celebrations in West Sussex with a socially distanced street party and freshly baked scones! (Sales Executive, Marshall Mercedes-Benz of Chichester)

This is Stuart Hockey's creation of chocolate cake heaven! (Master Technician, Taunton Audi)

These are few of Lucy Thomas's lockdown creations! (Sales Administrator, Marshall Volkswagen South Oxford)

This is Elaine Charity's WWII Wacky Cake! She made this using a WWII ration recipe and it is called Wacky because it is made with no butter, eggs etc! (Receptionist, Marshall Volvo Grantham)

Helen Mistry has been busy baking some nice chocolate orange brownies! (Sales Executive, Marshall Volvo Grantham)

This is Gavin Harris's sons 11th birthday cake of his favourite rugby team Northampton Saints! (Workshop Controller, Marshall SKODA Northampton)

This is James Kavanagh's cake. He isn't a cake baker by hobby but saw a historically correct ministry of food wartime recipe in a magazine so I thought I'd give it a try whilst on furlough! (Technician, Marshall Jaguar Land Rover Oxford)

This is Trish Pudney's beautifully presented victoria sponge! (Receptionist, Marshall SKODA Milton Keynes)

Jerry Metcalfe is making use of this precious time by learning something new and making his own Birthday cake from scratch! Roll over Mary Berry! (Head of Vehicle Remarketing, Head Office)

Gareth Down and his son Reece, have made some rainbow cakes for the front line troops at Marshall (still working to support keyworkers) and also for his partner’s colleagues and frontline NHS workers! (General Manager at Marshall Mercedes-Benz Truck & Van Poole)

Georgia Lunn-Thomas has been fine tuning her baking skills with some wonderful creations! (Local Business Development Manager, Marshall Volkswagen Newbury)

This is Diana Aleknaviciene's peach paradise cake! (Vehicle Accounts Controller, Marshall Accounts Cambridge)

 

All you need to do is send in a photo, along with your name, where you work and the name of your creation to colleagues@marshall.co.uk Closing date is Friday 15 May and the 3 winners will be announced by Daksh on Tuesday 19 May. Good luck!