Scottish Baking Awards

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- Mountain Café Aviemore

Artisan Baking

by Melanie

Scottish Baking Awards

Scottish Baking Awards 2014

Scottish Food Writer,Novelist and Masterchef winner- Sue Lawrence and Masterbaker Melanie Andrews

Scottish Baking Awards 2015


Consultancy with Melanie

Consultancy with Melenaie Andrews

About Melanie Andrews MBE


Baking with Melanie

Welcome to the only Awarding and Regulatory body for Artisan Bakers in Scotland .


This award system is the only one of its kind in scotland. There is not an Awarding body for Baking but many for Master Bakers. This scheme aims to award the outstanding Baking that exists in scotland and acts as a fantastic online guide to tourists and local people alike to the very best establishments that produce quality Baking.

There will be no bad reviews as only the establishments that are Awarded the SBA(Scottish Baking Award)will be featured, therefore acting as a genuine guide. These establishments will be issued with their Award which can be displayed in their premises, signfying good Baking. If you dont have an Award then you either have not been Assessed or failed to meet Assessment criteria. This scheme will cleverly create healthy competition within Scotlands Baking industry and improve the level of Baking for our customers. Many many places advertise baking today but how many can actually say its excellent. This is their aim -to achieve a higher standard within Scotland and to stand alone in the world for excellent Baking no matter where you go in Scotland.



Assessments have begun for 2014

Hello and welcome to The Scottish Baking Awards. At HQ we are all set for some globetrotting in the next few months to far flung destinations such as The Shetland Isles , Isle of Skye and we are returning to Wick soon for another few Assessments . This years Awards look set to have some Great Bakers taking part from all over scotland. Please keep checking our Facebook and twitter feeds as they are updated daily with Assessment details and results . Slainte !!

List of Universities/Schools and College Students taking Part in 2014

Great line up of Universities /Schools and Colleges confirmed for next years Awards 2014. Students from Aberdeen University ,Kelso High School ,Hermitage Academy, Highlands and Islands University ,Perth College ,City of Glasgow College and Edinburghs Telford College . These Schools cover the entire Country and we have now had to put a Closing date of the 13th December 2013 for any more interested Schools. The Schools will all take part in their own Student Bake-Off before next July and the Judges will be Melanie Andrews the Director/Founder of the SBA and each School Department Head .The SBA will pick one Student from each school as a finalist to go through to our Awards in September 28th at Mar Hall . The Award Category for the students will be the "Up and Coming Baker" . The SBA are looking forward to at least 7 Mini Bake offs next year and to be a part of finding the rising talent of tomorrow .

Scotland and Ireland Chairman for the British Sugarcraft Guild

Cecilia Young is our 2014 SHBA Sugar Craft Cake Judge.

"I trained initially as a teacher of Home Economics ( graduating In 1973), where I first developed my continuing  passion for cake decoration. I taught in schools and colleges for 8 years before going into industry as a Home Economist for a Unilever 


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SBA video for the 2013 Awards

This is the SBA video for the 2013 Awards Enjoy and keep your nominations coming in as we need to do it all again next year . If you know of a Baker /Premises/Person that is worthy of our Award please use the contact page to send us more information .

Baking with Melanie Andrews

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