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Bake it a winner

Whisk, mix or sprinkle your way to baking glory this Spring, and you could win a fabulous baking hamper!

Whether you’re a seasoned baker or a complete novice, don’t miss your chance to take part in the fantastic Spring Bake Showdown.

All you have to do is get creative with your decorating using M&M’s Eggs, Galaxy Enchanted Eggs or Maltesers Bunnies, then Instagram a photo of your marvellous Easter creation to show the world your accomplishment. Just make sure you remember to hashtag #SpringBakeShowdown, and make sure your Instagram account is public – otherwise, no one will be able to see your wonderful creation!

Every week a lucky winner will be selected to win one of four phenomenal baking hampers. They’re packed with everything you need to take your baking to the next level including a sleek Kitchenaid Artisan Stand Mixer, a Kitchen Aid Mini Food Processor and a Wilton Easter cookie cutter set.

So get cracking! For a little inspiration, why not try one of these delicious recipes...

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Competition terms and conditions

The promotion is open to all residents of the UK, including the Channel Islands, aged 18 years or older, except the Promoter’s employees or contractors and anyone connected with the promotion or their direct family members.

The closing date for entries is 23.59 on 12.04.20.

By entering the promotion, the participants agree:

(a) to be bound by these terms and conditions;
(b) that their surname and county of residence may be released if they win a prize;
(c) that should they win the promotion, their name, likeness and winning entry may be used by the Promoter for reasonable pre-arranged promotional purposes; and
(d) to grant Mars, Incorporated and its affiliates a free and unlimited licence to use, edit and reproduce your entry for reasonable marketing purposes in any media worldwide.

Entrants should enter by posting an image on Instagram of their baked goods and using the hashtag #SpringBakeShowdown.

The baked goods must use at least one Mars product from the following list:

Galaxy® Enchanted Eggs
Maltesers® Bunnies
M&Ms® Eggs

Entries received after the closing date of the promotion will not be considered.

The Promoter will use entrants’ personal details for the purposes of administering the prize draws, fulfilling the prizes and, in the cases of the winners, for pre-agreed promotional purposes, in accordance with the Immediate Privacy Policy. These details are being collected and used by the Promoter, not by Instagram.

Only one entry will be permitted per person. Bulk entries made by third parties will not be permitted.

There are 4 winners. Winners will be chosen at random from all eligible entries throughout the promotion period. Should you not win in any of the prize draws within the promotion period, your entry will still be eligible for all subsequent prize draws until the final draw taking place within 7 days of the close of the promotion.

The Promoter’s decision as to the winner is final and no correspondence relating to the promotion will be entered into. The Promoter may share the details of the winners with the prize provider for the purposes of fulfilling/delivering the prizes.

The winners will be notified at the latest within 7 days of the close of the promotion by direct message on Instagram. If a winner cannot be contacted, has not complied with these terms and conditions, or fails to respond within 28 days of such notification being sent confirming the address to which their prize should be sent, the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to an alternative winner selected randomly from all remaining entries in the relevant draw, with the originally selected winner forfeiting their right to the prize.

Winners will receive their prizes within 28 working days of providing their address details. There is no cash alternative and the prizes will not be transferable. Prizes must be taken as stated and cannot be deferred. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize with one of the same or greater value should the advertised prizes become unavailable for any reason.

The surname and county of residence of the winners will be available upon request by sending an SAE to SpringBake Showdown competition, Immediate Media, 44 Brook Green, London, W6 7BT within two months of the closing date of the promotion. The Promoter will contact the winners before releasing this information and provide the winners the opportunity to object or limit the amount of information shared.

The Promoter reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions or to cancel, alter or amend the promotion at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, or if circumstances arise outside of its control.

The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries that fail to be uploaded correctly, are uploaded after the closing date or which do not qualify for an entry in the promotion for any reason (including where the entrant does not tag their photo with the hashtag #springbakeshowdown). Proof of uploading an entry to Instagram is not proof of receipt by the Promoter. Entries that are unsuitable for public viewing (including by referencing rude or offensive wording or imagery in the entry) will be rejected by the Promoter and will not qualify as an entry in the prize draws.

Any photograph must be the entrant's own original photo and the entrant must obtain the permission of anyone else appearing in the photograph prior to posting it on Instagram.

The Promoter does not accept any responsibility for lost, delayed or fraudulent entries or if a winner is unable to receive their prize due to a technical issue affecting their Instagram account, as a result of having provided an incorrect/incomplete postal address or for any reason beyond the control of the Promoter.

The Promoter excludes liability to the full extent permitted by law for any loss, damage or injury occurring to the participant arising from his or her entry into the promotion or occurring to a winner arising from his or her acceptance of a prize.

By entering this promotion you agree to release Instagram of any liability howsoever caused in respect of this promotion.

The promotion is subject to the laws of England and entrants submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

The Promoter is Immediate Media Company London Limited, 44 Brook Green, London, W6 7BT. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram.

This promotion is not administered or fulfilled by BBC Good Food.