2022 Cooking And Preserves Section

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2022 Cooking And Preserves Section

2021 Champion in Cooking
Margaret Hurle
2021 Champion Junior Cooking
Chelsea Holden
2021 Champion in Preserves
Jeff Bonham

Cooking Steward: Melanie McHugh 0407 224 989
Manilla Bakery
Woods Garage
Eileen Brand
Sean Handsaker
Noel and Rynetta McMillian
Phyllis Kingdom
Manilla Country Women’s Association

Conditions of Entry:


  • All entries must accompany a Pavilion Entry Form
  • All exhibits must be in position by 9:30am Friday 11th March 2022 to be judged at 10:00am the same day, NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.
  • All exhibits must be preserved and/or cooked by exhibitor. Amateurs only.
  • Professional teachers, bakers, bakers apprentices or any person making a profit from Preserves and Cooking are excluded from entering this competition.
  • Top lids on jams, pickles etc, not to have brand names of products (paint lids).
  • The year of making product to be on jar or bottle.
  • Brand name labels to be removed.
  • Please check for mould on jams, pickles etc.
  • All jams, pickles can be in a jar of any size.
  • No red or green fruits in plum pudding.
  • As far as practical all jams, conserves, jellies, sauces, pickles and chutneys to be in screw top jar. Exhibit tickets to be firmly attached to jar.
  • RUBBER BANDS TO BE USED - NO STICKY TAPE
  • Exhibits to be collected between 9am and 1:00pm on Sunday 13th March 2022.

The Manilla Show Society Inc would like to thank the following Sponsors of the 2022 Cooking & Preserves Section.


Preserve Section

Condition of Entry - Preserves

  • Top lids on jams, pickles etc, not to have brand names of products (paint lids).
  • The year of making product to be on jar or bottle.
  • Brand name labels to be removed.
  • Please check for mould on jams, pickles etc.
  • All jams, pickles can be in jar of any size.
  • No red or green fruits in plum pudding.
  • As far as practical all jams, conserves, jellies, sauces, pickles and chutneys to be in screw top jar. Exhibit tickets to be firmly attached to jar.
  • RUBBER BANDS TO BE USED - NO STICKY TAPE
  • Exhibits to be collected between 9am and 1:00pm on Sunday 13th March 2022.
NB: All Preserves can be in jar of any size.

Preserves Classes:

1. Marmalade any variety, 1 jar.
2. Red Tomato Jam, 1 jar.
3. Any Jelly, 1 jar.
4. Fig Jam, 1 jar 
5. Any other Jam not mentioned, 1 jar
6. Tomato Sauce, 1 bottle
7. Chutney, any variety, 1 jar
8. Green Tomato Pickles, 1 jar
9. Pickles, any other variety, 1 jar
10. Tomato Relish, 1 jar
11. Relish (other than Tomato). 1 jar
12. Lemon Butter
13. Sauce, any other variety.

Prize Money: 1st $5.00, 2nd $2.00

Cooking Section

Condition of Entry - Cooking

  • Cakes – Round, square or rectangular tins to be used in all classes. No ring tins or fancy shapes accepted.
  • Small Cakes, biscuits, scones etc. should be as uniform as possible in size, shape and finish.
  • Patty Cakes – baked in tins. No patty papers. Iced.
  • No cake rack marks on cooking.
  • Please note that Thermomixes may be used in the preparation of entries.

Cooking Classes

14. FEATURE CLASS: $100 Prize Money

 HONEY CAKE

 Recipe to be used supplied below Ingredients

  •  Cooking spray
  • 2cups all-purpose flor (plain flour)
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup honey
  • 3 large eggs
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • Icing sugar for serving

Method

 Preheat oven to 350 deg F (170-180 deg C). Line a 9 inch round cake pan with parchment and grease with cooking spray. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, salt and baking soda.

In another large bowl, using a hand mixer, eat butter and honey together until butter is smooth and mixture is light and creaming. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition, then add almond extract.  Add dry ingredients and beat until just barely combined, then add sour cream and beat until just combined.

Pour batter into prepared cake pan and back until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean, 35 minutes. Let Cool.  Dust with icing sugar and serve.

15. DECORATED CAKE: Any variety of cake deco- rated in the theme "Bees”.
  • Prize Money: 1st $15.00 2nd $7.00
  • 16. Half Pound Fruit Cake.

    Prize Money: 1st $30.00 2nd $15.00

    17. Corn Flour Sponge Cake; do not dust with icing sugar.
    18. Boiled Fruit Cake.
    19. Plum Pudding, Steamed.

    Prize Money 1st $10.00 2nd $5.00

    20. Orange Cake.
    21. Banana Cake.
    22. Chocolate Cake.
    23. Patty cakes, iced – 6 on a plate.
    24. Lamingtons – 6 on a plate.
    25. Date loaf.
    26. Any slice – 6 pieces on a plate.
    27. Scones, 6 on a plate.
    28. Pumpkin Scones, 6 on a plate.
    29. Damper Cooked on a Slide, NOT IN A TIN.
    30. ANZAC Biscuits, 6 on a plate.
    31. Biscuits, any other.
  • Prize Money: 1st $5.00 2nd $2.00
  • Gluten Free Section

    32. Any item gluten free,

    Prize Money: 1st $50.00

    Junior Cooking Section

    MUST BE CHILDS OWN WORK - Judge reserves the right to penalise any exhibit they deem to be adult assisted.

    3 Years and Under

    33. Decorated arrowroot biscuits, 3 on a plate

    4 and 5 Years

    34. Decorated arrowroot biscuits, 3 on a plate
    35. Chocolate Crackles, 3 on a plate

    36. Honey Joy, 3 on a plate

     Prize Money: 1st $4.00 2nd $2.00 3rd $1.00

    6, 7 and 8 Years

    37. Patty cakes – DO NOT use patty papers – iced and plainly decorated, 3 on a plate
    38. Decorated arrowroot biscuits, 3 on a plate
    39. Most colourful patty cake – DO NOT use patty papers – iced and decorated, 1 on a plate

     Prize Money: 1st $4.00 2nd $2.00 3rd $1.00

    9 - 12 Years

    40. DECORATED CAKE: Any variety of cake, decorated in the theme - "Bees"
    41. Patty cakes. DO NOT use patty papers, iced and plainly decorated. 3 on a plate.
    42. Chocolate cake, must be a packet cake, chocolate icing on top ONLY, no decoration. 
    43. Chocolate cake, made from scratch, chocolate icing on top ONLY, no decoration.
    44. ANZAC biscuits, 4 on a plate.

     Prize Money: 1st $4.00 2nd $2.00 3rd $1.00

    13- 17 Years

    45. DECORATED CAKE: Any variety of cake, decorated in the theme - "Bees"
    46. Patty cake, DO NOT use patty papers, iced and plainly decorated and 3 on a plate.
    47. Chocolate cake – not packet cake – chocolate icing on top ONLY, no decoration
    48. ANZAC biscuits – 4 on a plate
    49. Sweet muffins – 3 only
    50. Savoury muffins – 3 only

     Prize Money: 1st $4.00 2nd $2.00 3rd $1.00

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