Junior Baking Contest

Contest rules and regulations

EASY APPLE CAKE

Junior Baking Information Sheet (PDF)

Open to children 8 to 16 years of age as of June 1, 2021. One entry per exhibitor.

Entry must be (1) 9-inch square cake on a food safe disposable setting.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 cups diced apples
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon soda
  • 1 teaspoon each cinnamon, salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • Vanilla extract to taste

Directions

Combine sugar and apples in large bowl. Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Sift flour, soda, cinnamon and salt together.

Add flour mixture and remaining 4 ingredients to apples, mixing well.

Spoon into greased and floured 9-inch square baking pan.

Bake at 350° for 45 to 50 minutes or until cake tests done.

Judging Criteria

Overall Appearance 25 points
Following Directions 10 points
Texture 15 points
Aroma 10 points
Flavor 40 points
Total 100 points

Premiums

First Place $10.00
Second Place $600
Third Place $4.00