Bake Off finalist Richard wants your delicious pudding recipes

TASTY TREAT: Proof is in the Pudding winner Richard Burr

TASTY TREAT: Proof is in the Pudding winner Richard Burr

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A familiar baking favourite is calling on Preston people to provide their perfect pud.

BBC Great British Bake Off finalist, Richard Burr, is urging aspiring bakers and pudding lovers to submit their dream dessert ideas to the Roebuck pub, on Garstang Road, and the Grapes Hotel, Kirkham.

And the winner of the ‘Proof is in the Pudding’ competition will be added onto a Chef & Brewer menu, appearing in pubs up and down the country.

Richard said: “For me baking has always been about experimenting with different flavour combinations and unusual ingredients.

“We are on the look-out for pudding creations that are innovative, original and exciting – something that is going to stand out from the rest and really make you want to try it.”

Richard will choose his top five recipes to go to a nationwide vote on the Chef & Brewer Facebook page and website with the overall winner receiving a KitchenAid Mixer as well as seeing their prized pud on the menu. Roebuck general manager, Emma Peoples, added: “We are hoping to find pudding ideas that are both creative and delicious in equal measure; whether it’s an old favourite, a personal speciality or a classic pudding with a modern twist. We can’t wait to see what the Preston community come up with.”

Participants can enter the competition until Sunday November 23 at www.chefandbrewer.com or by using the Proof is in the Pudding app on the Chef & Brewer Facebook page, www.facebook.com/chefandbrewer.