that's life! Celebration Cake Challenge
that's life! readers are a creative lot. We know that because every week we receive photos of the most amazing celebration cakes you have made for the special people in your life.So to mark our upcoming 20th birthday, we're announcing a competition to find the best celebration cake! There's a $1000 cash prize for the best, most creative cake. Plus, there are fabulous baking sets to be won by 15 runners-up.
You might have a photo of a cake you've already made, or you may have a special event coming up that will get your creative juices flowing. They don't have to have been made for a birthday - they can be for Christmas, Easter, a christening or any other celebration you can think of! We can't wait to see your delicious works of art.
What you can win
First prize: $1000 CASH
Runners-up: Fifteen runners-up will win a six-piece baking set worth $229. The set includes a cookie sheet, half sheet pan, small loaf pan, cake pan, square pan and muffin pan.
All winners will also receive a copy of Merle Parrish's Country Show Baking and Other Favourites ($39.95, Random House)
Merle Parrish is a CWA judge, baking champion, bestselling author and MasterChef favourite. Her new book, Merle's Country Show Baking and Other Favourites ($39.95, Random House) is out now.
Merle joins that's life! Editor Linda Smith and Food Editor Darlene Allston. They're all connoisseurs of cake and can't wait to see the pictures of your creations and read the stories behind them.
How to enter
Choose a photograph of your best, most creative celebration cake and fill in the form below, along with the story behind why you created the cake by 22/04/14 at 17:00 AEDT. It's that easy!