- American Bakers Association Sourdough
Entries into the American Bakers Association Sourdough Category must be made from authentic Sourdough i.e. from dough which is naturally leavened and contains no added yeast. Fermentation comes from creating/utilising a sourdough starter/culture. Additional ingredients (e.g. nuts, fruit, herbs, cheese etc) may be included but adding additional/separate yeast is strictly not permitted.
Moist Italian bread made with oil which has large air holes
- Gluten Free
Bread of any variety, but must be made with gluten-free flour and gluten-free yeast
Bread baked into a long, thin loaf. A traditional baguette has a crispy brown crust and a light, chewy interior
A ring of yeasted wheat dough, with a brown exterior and chewy interior
- Speciality - Sweet
An open category for you to show us your own unique sweet creations
- Speciality - Savory
An open category for you to show us your own savory favourites
Traditional Jewish enriched plaited loaf
- American Bakers Association Wholewheat/Wholemeal
Brown bread made from wholegrain flour
Baked bread, both hard and soft-baked pretzels
Bread of any variety made in accordance with the criteria of the Vegan Society that is ‘The manufacture and/or development of the product, and where applicable its ingredients, must not involve, or have involved, the use of any animal product, by-product or derivative.’
- Burger Bun
A bun made specifically for a burger patty, so that when it is cut in half, it carries the burger. It may be of any type, plain or flavored.
Breads made from usually unleavened dough and baked in flat loaves. From pitta to naan, focaccia to tortilla
- The Tiptree Showstopper USA
Brown or white, fruit or plain, whatever takes your fancy. Entrants to this category must be considered amateur bakers according to the Rules of Entry and the use of bread machines is not permitted
Note: The winner of the Home-Baker category is not eligible for the overall title of Tiptree World Bread Awards supported by American Bakers Association
- People's Choice
Think your favourite bakery deserves recognition? Then now’s your chance to vote and let the world know! Opening to votes 1st September 2020.
PLEASE NOTE: Baked pastries and goods often referred to as Viennoise are not eligible for these Awards.
Such items are usually made from laminated and enriched (with eggs, milk, butter, cream, sugar) yeast leavened dough or pastry. Examples include croissants, pain au chocolat, pain aux raisins, popovers, Danish pastries