Special Baking Contests

Winners of the 2012 Special Baking Contests


PA PREFERRED™ CHOCOLATE CAKE BAKING CONTEST

CLASS 02 PA Preferred™ Chocolate Cake Contest

JUDGING CRITERIA

Flavor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 points
(aroma, taste, good balance of flavorings)
Texture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 points
(moist and tender crumb; not soggy or dry)
Inside Characteristics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 points
(even grain, evenly baked; free from air pockets)
Outside Characteristics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 points
(consistent shape/size/surface; overall appeal)
Frosting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 points
(taste, texture, even color)

PREMIUMS

1st 2nd 3rd
$25 $20 $15

Sponsors: PA State Assoc. of County Fairs and PA Dept. of Agriculture’s PA Preferred™ program


SPECIAL YOUTH CONTEST ~ PA Preferred™ Chocolate Cookie, Brownie & Bar Baking Contest

DEPT. 011 SECTION 15C
CLASS 01 Chocolate Cookie, Brownie & Bars

Judging Criteria

Overall Appearance 25 points
Consistency (size and shape) 15 points
Moistness and Crumb 20 points
Flavor 30 points
Creativity (appearance/ingredients) 10 points

PRIZES:
  • 1st = $20
  • 2nd = $15
  • 3rd place = $10

Sponsors: PA State Assoc. of County Fairs and PA Dept. of Agriculture’s PA Preferred™ program


BLUE RIBBON APPLE PIE CONTEST

CLASS 01 Blue Ribbon Apple Pie Contest

JUDGING CRITERIA

Judging will be based on the following criteria:
Flavor 30 points
Filling: 25 points
consistency, doneness, moistness and flavor
Crust: 20 points
color, flavor, texture, doneness
Overall Appearance 15 points
Creativity 10 points

Sponsors:
The PA Apple Marketing Program
The PA Department of Agriculture
The PA Association of County Fairs


ANGEL FOOD CAKE CONTEST

CLASS: 03 Angel Food Contest

JUDGING CRITERIA

Flavor 30 points
(smell, taste, flavoring)
Inside Characteristics 25 points
(texture and lightness)
Overall Appearance 20 points
(surface, size, color)
Creativity 15 points
Topping or Icing or Decoration 10 points

PREMIUMS

1st 2nd 3rd
$30 $25 $20

Sponsors:
PA Egg Farmers
PA State Association of County Fairs

 

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