Claire Thomas baked these chocolate treats.Claire Thomas baked these chocolate treats.
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GALLERY: 16 mouth-watering pictures of your magnificent lockdown baking efforts ...

While the coronavirus lockdown has disrupted lives the length and breath of the country, it has also provided opportunity for people stuck at home to get creative in the kitchen.

We asked on our facebook page for your best baking pictures and we were inundated!

Our baking expert Michelle Adamson (she eats plenty of cake) picked 16 of the best-looking entries from hundreds and we've put them into a gallery (more photographs in next week's Wigan Observer out Tuesday 21st April)

Enjoy the pictures and thanks for all your amazing efforts ... if only we could taste them!