NATIONAL school pupil Clara Holian, 4th class St Colman's NS Cummer, won first prize for her baking at McHale college, Tuam. She is pictured with contestants Amelia Fuscardi, 4th class Educate Together NS, Tuam; Beau Greaney, 6th class, Newtown NS Abbeyknockmoy; Abby May Mannion, 6th class, Newtown NS, Abbeyknockmoy; Nina Maurel, Castlehackett NS; Saoirse Durkan, 5th class, St Colman's NS Cummer; Freya Donnellan, 6th class, Annagh Hill NS; and Alexander Mesune, 6th class, Belclare NS. With teachers Sarah Varden and Petrina McDonagh. Photo: Ray Ryan

Clara’s Unicorn is icing on the cake

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A FOURTH Class pupil from St Colman’s National School has cycled away with the top prize in this year’s Bake Me Proud competition at Archbishop McHale College, Tuam.

Clara Holian’s Unicorn Cake, which featured multicoloured and multi flavoured sponge, covered in decadent pink frosting, claimed top honours among the judging panel on Friday morning, when eight young bakers from around the Tuam region competed in the event.

The competition, which is in its third year, is designed to give primary school children a taste of secondary school, as well as the chance to showcase their culinary talents.

Teacher Petrina McDonagh said this was the first year the school was able to host the competition on site, as previously the pandemic had forced the contestants to bake their cakes at home …

“We had 57 entries from schools throughout our catchment area so

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