Magical cake competition terms and conditions

Design a magical Christmas cake

Calling all young readers! We’re inviting your little ones to enter our competition to draw a Christmas cake for BBC Good Food. The talented young designer could WIN a Kenwood stand mixer and have their cake created and featured out December the magazine!

How to enter 

Post your entry to BBC Good Food Magical Christmas Cake Competition, Immediate Media Company, Vineyard House, 44 Brook Green, London W6 7BT 


Email your entry to  with the subject line ‘Magical Cake Competition’, and the image attached.

Competition terms & conditions

All entries by post and email must be received by 5pm on Tuesday 20 October 2020. 

Immediate Media Company London Limited (Vineyard House, 44 Brook Green, Hammersmith, London W6 7BT) is in charge of this competition. Children who live in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland or the Channel Islands can enter, unless someone who works for Immediate Media or one of the judges is a member of your family. 

You must be between the ages of five and 12 years old on 20 October 2020. We will ask for proof of your age, address and the agreement of your parent/guardian if you win. 

You can send only one picture to be judged in the competition. We are looking for entries that meet the following criteria: 

  • hand-drawn on A4
  • must be a cake with icing
  • showing a sparkly stars theme
  • must be original (not from TV, film or book characters)

By entering this competition, you agree that you’ve read these rules and will follow them. The winning picture will be chosen by an independent judge.

The winner will receive a Kenwood stand mixer kMix Stand Mixer KMX750AC (colour/model subject to availability). 

We can’t include pictures that arrive late and we can’t accept responsibility if your picture gets lost in the post. Once the judges have made their decision, we will contact the winner to inform them. If the winner doesn’t reply within two days, can’t prove their age or address, or their parents don’t give permission for their picture to be used, we may have to move on to a runner-up. 

The surname and county of residence of the winner will be available by sending an SAE to: Competition Rules, BBC Good Food, Immediate Media Company, Vineyard House, 44 Brook Green, Hammersmith, London W6 7BT within two months of the closing date of the promotion. 

Immediate Media will contact the winner before releasing this information and provide them with the opportunity to object or limit the amount of information shared. We can’t return your pictures – we’re sorry, but we receive too many to send them back! We will make sure that the details you’ve written on your picture are kept confidential and destroyed when we no longer need them. If your picture is entered, you keep the copyright but grant BBC Good Food and all of the magazines, websites and other businesses run by Immediate Media Company, a free and unlimited licence to use, edit and reproduce your picture in our products and in marketing.