DEPARTMENT O - BAKING

PREMIUMS OFFERED - BAKING - $306.00     

Superintendent - Michelle Beaty  (815) 474-2859

                                                                                                        

  

Entries will be accepted 5:00 - 7:00 pm on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. An entry fee of .50 per entry will be charged. (Pre-entry fee is .25 per entry and must be received by Monday, Aug 28)  Release date will be Sunday, September 3rd from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. Must have a stub to pick up entry. Alternate release date is Wednesday, September 6th from 6:00 - 7:00 pm.
 All exhibitors must be non-professionals. Professionals are defined as those who consistently accept payment for their services. Professionals will be disqualified. All baked goods must be done from scratch. NO MIXES ARE PERMITTED. All frozen food must be thawed before judging, no foods still frozen will be judged. If any article is not worthy, it will be disqualified by the judge and comments will be wrote on entry tag. Baked goods must be entered ready to exhibit. USE PLAIN WHITE PAPER/STYROFOAM PLATES (use appropriate size for entry) and cover with CLEAR plastic baggies. No entries will be covered with plastic or put on a plate by the fair workers. A Best of Show plaque will be given to the exhibitor whose entry is judged best or most outstanding in Baking categories. The exhibitor who wins the largest total amount of prize money in Baking and Canning will win the Grand Champion Cook award. An exhibitor must have prize winning entries in both baking and canning categories to qualify for Grand Champion Cook. This award can be won only 2 consecutive years by the same person.

 

BAKING

PREMIUM AWARDS

1st - $3.00; 2nd - $2.00; 3rd - $1.00 (for 5 or less entries per class)

1st - $5.00; 2nd - $3.00; 3rd - $2.00 (for 6 or more entries per class)

 

YEAST BREADS (Whole or Half Loaf)

1970 - Caramel pecan rolls (2 only)      

1971 - Dinner rolls (2 only)                 

1972 - Cloverleaf rolls (2 only)                         

1973 - Cinnamon rolls (2 only)

1974 White Bread

1975 Raisin Bread (frosted)

                               

COFFECAKE

(Displayed on heavy cardboard cover with WHITE paper not to exceed 1 inch larger than

cake, whole item covered with CLEAR plastic wrap)

1976 Coffecake, any 8 to 10 square

DOUGHNUTS

1977 Doughnuts, 3 

QUICK BREADS (Whole or Half Loaf)

1978 - Blueberry muffins (2 only)                   

1979 - Bran muffins (2 only)                   

1980 - Pumpkin bread                                     

1981 - Zucchini bread
1982 Cinnamon Bread
1983 Banana nut bread
1984 Beer Bread

 

CAKES

(Whole 8 round/square cake or 4x4 piece) Single or double layer, displayed on heavy cardboard. Covered with WHITE paper not to exceed 1 larger than cake; whole item covered with CLEAR plastic wrap. 4x4 piece may be displayed on white paper/styrofoam plate.

1985 - Angel food (not frosted)                         

1986 - Pound cake (not frosted)                         

1987 - Chocolate cake (lightly frosted)                 

1988 - Applesauce cake (lightly frosted)   
1989 - Carrot cake (lightly frosted)
1990 Zucchini chocolate cake (lightly frosted)
1991 - Chocolate cupcakes (2 only)
1992 White cupcakes (2 only)

 

COOKIES (2 only)

1999 Molasses
2000 Scotch
2001 Peanut Butter                                    
2002 - Gingersnaps                                         
2003 - Oatmeal raisin                                     
2004 - Sugar (undecorated/unfrosted)  
2005 Sour Cream
2006 Chocolate Chip
2007 Snickerdoodles
2008 Chocolate bon bon

2009 - Best tasting nutritional cookie or bar. Nutritional meaning low salt, low sugar, and/or low cholesterol (recipe must accompany entry) 
2010 Thumbprints (rolled in nuts)
2011 Chocolate brownie (unfrosted)
2012 - Blondies
2013 Any other cookie not listed

 

PIES (2 crust)

(1 piece or a full size pie Only - No custard or cream fillings) 

2013 - Apple                         

2014 - Cherry                                                                                         

2015 Peach

2016 Rhubarb

2019 Any other berry not listed 

CANDY (3 pieces per plate)

2020 - Caramels                    

2021 - Chocolate fudge                     

2022 - Peanut brittle

2023 Mint

2024 Most attractive display (6 pieces)

 

2027 - Best of Show - First place winners from categories 1970 - 2024 compete - Plaque