Calling all Bakers!

We love to celebrate food—the kind that’s made right in your own home, filled with story, tradition, and the joy that comes from time spent in the kitchen with people you love. So pull out your well-worn recipes and most-asked-for baked treats, because we’re hosting a bake-off at the Silos—and we want you to be a part of it! Submit your favorite recipe for a chance to participate in a friendly competition here in Waco, where you’ll bake your recipe in front of a panel of judges. Make sure your recipe complements our summer menu, because the winner will have their baked treat featured on our summer Silos Baking Co. menu—and receive a cash prize! To add to the fun, we’re going to film the whole thing and air it on Magnolia Network. 

You have until January 28, 2022 to submit your application—find more details below. 

Ready, set, BAKE! 

How To Apply:

We are looking for participants with a recipe and completed baked treat that meet the following criteria: 

  • Complement our summer menu profile. Previous seasonal items have included a Strawberry Lemonade Cupcake and Key Lime Cupcake. For reference, our current menu for Silos Baking Co can be found here.
  • Be your own original creation (original recipe)
  • Be shelf-stable (no refrigeration or warming required)
  • Require no more than 20 ingredients in total
  • Fit inside traditional dessert + pastry boxes used in commercial bakeries:
    • 6” x 6” x 3” pastry clam shell
    • 4” x 4” box
  • Not be currently sold or affiliated with existing commercial establishments

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens if I am selcted?

If selected to move forward in the process, our team will contact you via the phone number or email you provided on your application with more information. Selected finalists will be asked to participate in an in-person competition at Magnolia in Waco, Texas for the chance to win a cash prize and have your recipe featured on Silos Baking Co.’s summer menu. Selected applicants will be contacted between January 17 - February 4, 2022. Applicants will have 48 hours to respond back. 

If I win, what will magnolia do with my recipe?

To celebrate your recipe, we’ll feature your baked treat on Silo Baking Co.’s summer menu! 

How long does the search last?

Applications will be accepted starting January 16, 2022 and will close on January 28, 2022. 

When is the competition at the Silos?

March 25, 2022. 

Is this open to U.S. residents only?

Yes. At this time we are only able to accept applications from residents of the United States, excluding United States territories. Residents of Hawaii and Alaska are also eligible for entry. 

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