7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
St Leonard’s Church
Church Street

Padiham, Lancashire BB12 8HG United Kingdom
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St Leonard’s Church is 150 years old: a ‘Bake Off’ style event, with Bishop Julian Henderson, the Bishop of Blackburn. We’re looking for about 20 contestants to bake 12 cheese straws and a showstopper birthday cake. These will be judged and tasted by everyone attending the event.

To enter email: padiham.parish@gmail.com

First prize is dinner for 2 at The Lawrence Hotel in Padiham.

If it is the cheese straws putting you off here is recipe to show you how easy they are to make.

Cheese Straws
Serves: 36
120g butter, softened
450g grated Cheddar cheese
250g plain flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon chilli powder (optional)

 Prep: 15min  ›  Cook: 15min  ›  Ready in: 30min
Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas mark 6. Grease a baking tray.
In a large bowl cream butter and cheese. Stir in flour and salt; mix well. On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to 1.25cm in thickness. Cut into 5cm strips and sprinkle with chilli powder, if desired. Place strips on prepared baking tray 3 to 4cm apart.
Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes, or until crisp.


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