Adults - Competition Entries

Overnight proved Earl Grey & Garam Masala Chelsea Buns
Overnight proved Earl Grey & Garam Masala Chelsea Buns

@Foodietweaker76 proved her dough overnight so is a lovely late entry... Grace says, "I took a day off from the kitchen baking yesterday to take out a friend who has been having anxiety after being mugged a few weeks back. We spend the day at Borough Market and the surrounding area, eating & drinking Sangria to our hearts delight 😃 A weekend is not a weekend without me baking anything. I got a copy of BREADSONG @kittytaitbaker..." read on via her Instagram page.

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Cranberry, White Chocolate and Dried Strawberry Chelsea Buns
Cranberry, White Chocolate and Dried Strawberry Chelsea Buns

From @bakeembakes who says... "Cran you believe how tasty these Chelsea buns look?! I have a white choco-lot of love for these treats! Classic Chelsea buns with cranberries, drizzled with white chocolate and topped with dried strawberry 👏 " Find @bakeembakes on Instagram.

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Fit for a Queen - A Chelsea Jubilation
Fit for a Queen - A Chelsea Jubilation

Joanna Chin says... "My entry for the World Chelsea Bun Awards is ‘Fit for a Queen - A Chelsea Jubilation’. Made to a traditional Chelsea Bun recipe, my entry is adorned with edible flowers and silver leaf to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee. Full of plump golden raisins and and mixed spices from the Commonwealth, this summery take on this British classic tastes as good as it looks!"

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Brioche Dough Chelsea Buns
Brioche Dough Chelsea Buns

A reel has arrived from Marilyne, she says... "Let me tell you why my Chelsea buns are special! 💫 First they are made with my very special brioche dough (if you ever got the chance to order/try my brioche you would definitely know what I am talking about 🤩) Second they are filled with homemade sweetened butter (I will share the recipe soon!) Loads of sugar, cinnamon, mixed nuts and currants. And wait this is not all! Once out of the oven they were brushed with... read on @bakeandfeast

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Bank Holiday Buns 💕
Bank Holiday Buns 💕

From @secret.baker.essex who says... "Chelsea Buns, proved, baked and drizzled with icing, ready to tear off and eat. My first attempt making these for a bank holiday family treat and they tasted delicious 😋 #Buns."

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Pesto Chelsea Buns
Pesto Chelsea Buns

From Olives Et Al who says... "It took us 18 years to perfect our Proper Basil & Pine Nut recipe. Just about as close as you can get to a real Ligurian Pesto alla Genovese. Just the ticket to make these Pesto Chelsea Buns from our chum Mark Lloyd. Works a treat on pasta, chicken, roasted veg too. Turned out nice again. 🤩" Find @olviesetal on Instagram

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Next Level Chelsea Buns
Next Level Chelsea Buns

@lizzie_rose1230 has made these Next Level Chelsea Buns from @the_orangebakery and says... "And believe me they are next level!"

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Cherry Bakewell Chelsea Buns
Cherry Bakewell Chelsea Buns

Former World Chelsea Bun Awards winner and GBBO Contestant 2018 Karen Wright says... "My favourite yeasty bake, a Chelsea Bun. These are full of my favourite flavours including almonds, marzipan and cherries, think cherry bakewell! The red blobs are not all glacé cherries. Some are marzipan balls coloured red. Entering into the spirit of #worldchelseabunawards in the adult section #chelseabuns #bakewell #marzipan #colourfulbakes"

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An American in Chelsea Buns
An American in Chelsea Buns

@ourchelseakitchen says..."These buns are spiced with a pumpkin spice blend, filled with mini chocolate chips, glazed with a brown sugar milk syrup and topped off with a maple cream cheese icing. I brought them into the office after their photo shoot this morning and my colleagues will vouch for the deliciousness! Yes, I am an American in Chelsea 😅 thanks for hosting, @partridgesfoods and always pleased to support @childrensurgeryfoundation."

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Easter Gluten Free Chelsea Buns
Easter Gluten Free Chelsea Buns

Sharon Witham says..."My Chelsea buns were made using the best ingredients I could find locally, using eggs from my neighbour, and organic gluten free flour with mixed spice and orange peel. They are a family favourite at Easter."

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Date and Walnut Chelsea Buns
Date and Walnut Chelsea Buns

@cupofbavarois says... "Chelsea buns with raisins, dates and walnuts, for a change."

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Manuka Honey Drizzled Chelsea Buns
Manuka Honey Drizzled Chelsea Buns

Lexie, the Founder of Manuka Direct, has entered The World Chelsea Bun Awards for three year's running and says... "This year’s Manuka Drizzled Chelsea Bun entry for Partridges’ highly prestigious World Chelsea Bun Awards. We’re up against esteemed master bakers so it’s just a bit of delicious manuka summer fun in aid of @childrensurgeryfoundation . Oops, all gone! 🍯 🧁."

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🐣 Easter Cinnamon & Sultana Chelsea Buns with Orange and Cinnamon Glaze with Orange Icing
🐣 Easter Cinnamon & Sultana Chelsea Buns with Orange and Cinnamon Glaze with Orange Icing

Sophie Ruston-Smith (Dr), and Great Taste Judge says..."Easter cinnamon & sultana Chelsea buns - birthchild of the hot cross bun and cinnamon swirl." Sophie also gives us the full recipe and cooking method on her Instagram page @thecornerplot

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Californian Sticky Spiced Orange Chelsea Buns (Series 9)
Californian Sticky Spiced Orange Chelsea Buns (Series 9)

Laurice is from California and says... "May Bake #5 - Sticky Spiced Orange Chelsea Buns (Series 9) Notes: I just love saying “Chelsea buns” in a British accent • These are very cinnamon roll-esque but with all the spices baked into the dough • Candying orange peel was new for me and was the most laborious part • Came out pretty good (dough’s a little bit tough) - tastes best warm and of course it’s the orange glaze for me 🍊." Follow @_rollingpinay_ on Instagram

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Sultanas, Apricot and Cherry Chelsea Buns
Sultanas, Apricot and Cherry Chelsea Buns

This is the third time @stott5695 entered The World Chelsea Bun Awards and says... "This year I went for Chelsea buns with sultanas, apricot and cherries. This is the 3rd year I've taken part as I enjoy the excuse to make and eat Chelsea Buns."

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Traditional Chelsea Buns
Traditional Chelsea Buns

Home Cook Godfrey says... "Been baking for a competition today and this is my entry. Old traditional recipe and all handmade Chelsea bun including a print of the original shop where they were made sadly no longer there." Follow @godfreybarton1963 on Instagram

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Buns Buns Buns
Buns Buns Buns

Bear Cornwall is a coffee shop in a Citroen HY Van by St Mawes Castle. "Lucy’s been experimenting in the kitchen again! We trialled these Chelsea Buns in the van yesterday and they flew out. So they’re back on today. If you head down now, you’ll get one while they’re still warm! Find out more on Instagram @bear_cornwall

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Baklava Chelsea Buns
Baklava Chelsea Buns

From @nordiclaura, she says... "Here are my baklava Chelsea buns for the adult catagory in the #worldchelseabunawards. They are full of walnuts, cashews and pistachio nuts with the traditional cinnamon, sugar and butter. To keep with baklava theme they have a delicious honey glaze. I've got everything crossed."

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Gluten Free Chelsea Buns
Gluten Free Chelsea Buns

From @nicoleedeyfood, Nicole says... "Chelsea bun time! Gluten free of course, ready to kick off the bank holiday with one of these. I still can’t get over how good the texture is, filled with apricots, cranberries, sultanas, lemon curd and orange zest glazed in a orange icing."

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Patriotic Chelsea Buns
Patriotic Chelsea Buns

Clare says... 😍 Find @clareniamh on Instagram.

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Cointreau Chelsea Bun
Cointreau Chelsea Bun

@nebosuke_bake says... "Another one from #BakeOffJapan – Chelsea buns! It was one of the technical challenges and the recipe was briefly on screen, so I made them while repeatedly pausing and rewinding. The recipe is perfect – authentic and delicious. I soaked the raisins in a bit of Cointreau for added goodness. That two and half hour time limit is a bit optimistic though!" See @nebosuke_bake on Instagram

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The Baking Nanna's Chelsea Buns
The Baking Nanna's Chelsea Buns

From @the_baking_nanna, she says... "Did you know The World Chelsea Bun Awards Online Bake-Off Competition is open 🤩Guest judges this year include Actress and Cake Expert Jane Asher and there are great prizes to be won."

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Gin Infused Chelsea Buns
Gin Infused Chelsea Buns

Michelle says... "What a way to start the bank holiday weekend- some Chelsea buns with gin infused fruit with blood orange and lemon zest in the dough, topped with gin icing and a cocktail made from the left over gin soaked fruit, juice of the blood orange and fresh lemon, topped up with tonic." See Michelle on Instagram @chelle_claytonhughes

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First Time Chelsea Bun Baker
First Time Chelsea Bun Baker

@claire_jpp says... "Here’s my entry. What do think? First time baking Chelsea Buns."

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Chelsea Buns with a hint of Fiori di Sicilia
Chelsea Buns with a hint of Fiori di Sicilia

@stefanothebaker has entered twice. For his first entry he says... "January Wednesday Comfort Bake - Chelsea Buns with a hint of Fiori di Sicilia."

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Vegan Cinnamon Chelsea Buns
Vegan Cinnamon Chelsea Buns

@stefanothebaker has entered twice. For his second entry he says... "Monday morning vegan Cinnamon bun time ( and nod to Chelsea Buns) with caramel base and made with rye flour - apple sultana pecan filling and cinnamon of course 😊plant based cookery."

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Chelsea Buns
Chelsea Buns

These come from Helen Harding @helenharding83

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