Children's passions inspire mother to international baking contest success

Darlington and Stockton Times: Jenny Lofthouse of Sowerby, with her award winning ballet/rugby inspired cake creations Jenny Lofthouse of Sowerby, with her award winning ballet/rugby inspired cake creations

A MOTHER-OF-TWO has used inspiration from her children’s passions to win a coveted baking accolade.

Judges at Cake International in Manchester handed Jenny Lofthouse, of Sowerby, near Thirsk, North Yorkshire, a silver award for her sculpted novelty class entry titled Sons and Daughters.

The ballet and rugby-themed cake took Mrs Lofthouse, who launched her Darrowby Cakes business last summer, three weeks to create.

The 44-year-old said while she had always enjoyed making cakes, she had only started taking baking and decorating seriously last year.

Mrs Lofthouse: “As I walked into the exhibition, I felt sick with nerves as the cakes where all so amazing, so you can imagine my shock when I won the silver award.

“I got to speak to the judge and he said he was amazed at the standard of my cake for the length of time I have been doing it and how it had nearly won a gold award.”

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree