Do you have a special cake that is requested at all church pock-lucks? Does your family expect you to make your famous pie for the holidays? Just about everyone who cooks is known for a special baked good, whether its homemade yeast rolls, fudge or a pecan pie. Wouldn’t it be a huge honor to be awarded first place for that special baked good or even win reserve grand champion or grand champion at the Bryan County Free Fair.
The Bryan County Fairboard would like to invite all county bakers, adults and youth, to enter their baked goods in the upcoming 2014 Bryan County Free Fair. All baked goods entries will need to be entered 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the Clay Jones Community Center. All baked goods entries need to be placed on a plain, sturdy paper or foam plate inside a plastic sealable bag. Judging of the baked goods be 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4. Premiums will be awarded: $3 for first place, $2 for second place and $1 for third place.
Open baked goods classes
· Whole wheat
· Nut bread
· Miscellaneous bread
NOTE: The State “Best of Wheat” Bread Baking Contest is a separate competition with different guidelines that’s conducted each year at the Bryan County Free Fair. This special bread baking contest for adults and youth is sponsored by the Oklahoma Wheat Commission. See the 2014 Bryan County Free Fair Book for information.
Bread other, three pieces
· Miscellaneous bread
· Angel Food, no icing
· Chocolate, iced
· Decorated cakes
NOTE: Adult and youth winners of this class will receive the Wilton Decorated Cake Award and cake-decorating products from Wilton.
· Miscellaneous cake
Candies, three pieces
· Peanut brittle
· Miscellaneous candy
· Chocolate chip
· Peanut butter
· Miscellaneous cookie
Pies (not custards or cream)
· Miscellaneous pie
Level 2 (ages 9-11)
· Three muffins
· Three rolled biscuits
· Three baked drop cookies (no shaped cookie such as snicker doodle or peanut butter)
Level 3 (ages 12-14)
· One-half loaf of any yeast bread (not a sweet dough) made by hand or in a bread machine
· Three yeast cinnamon rolls (no icing)
· Three rolled sugar-type cookies (no gingerbread recipes)
Level 4 (ages 15 and older)
· One-half loaf or portion of breads from another culture. Include a one-page story on how this bread fits into the culture and its nutritional contribution.
· One-half of one 8-inch layer (not iced) shortened-type cake (no angel food or chiffon).
To learn more about the upcoming Bryan County Free Fair (Sept. 3-6), pick up a copy of the fairbook now available at the Bryan County OSU Extension Office. Additional information also is available by calling the extension office at (580) 924-5312.
The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service offers its program to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability or status as a veteran and is an equal opportunity employer.