The holidays are a perfect excuse to spend a little extra time in the kitchen and we want to see what you are inspired to create in the Baking Contest. Anything edible baked in an oven using dry heat will qualify.

Show off your baking prowess for a chance to win some great supplies for your kitchen including a Le Creuset cookware set, stoneware sets, or stainless steel mixing bowls. Fire up your oven and get ready to bake some delightful delicacies and scrumptious sweets. If you need some help getting started, check out our Cake Decorating class!

Want more contests? Check out Instructables' current contests here!

The Baking Contest 2016 is closed.

Grand Prize

19 Prizes

Grand (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

First (3)

Three First Prize winners will receive:

Second (5)

Five Second Prize winners will receive:

Runner Up (10)

Ten Runner Up Prize winners will receive:
How It Works

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Nov 21, 2016 and Jan 16, 2017 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Baking Contest 2016. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.