Jewish News readers are set for an extra sweet Chanukah with the chance to create a new doughnut to be sold by London’s best-known kosher bakery.
We’ve joined forces with the United Synagogue and Carmelli’s in Golders Green for their competition to design a new doughnut to celebrate the upcoming festival.
“Sweet or savoury, meaty, milky or parev, the only limit is your imagination,” said Richard Verber, Communications Director at the US. “We’re looking for some fabulous new doughnut flavours to set taste buds alight this Chanukah.”
Community members have just under a week to submit ideas for the Design a Doughnut competition before the top three entries are put to a public vote. The winning entry will be turned into a real doughnut by Carmelli’s and sold in the bakery throughout Chanukah.
A big box of doughnuts is the prize for whoever comes up with the best idea with the winner crowned on 2 December live on air during the United Synagogue’s Rabbi Steady Cook programme on TheUS.tv.
Entries should be submitted by 8pm on Wednesday 25 November. via www.theus.org.uk/doughnuts
Meanwhile, a drawing competition for young people has also been launched.
The best doughnut designs from primary and secondary school age pupils will win prizes. Find out more by going to www.theus.org.uk/drawing.
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