Cake Competition

  • 25 Jan 2020
  • 10:30 AM
  • Stewart Theatre, 2610 Cates Ave, Raleigh, NC 27695


Contest Rules:

  • You can only enter traditional Kerala Style Plum Cakes.
  • One entry allowed per family.
  • The finished cake should be presented for display by 11:00 AM (Judging will start around 11:30 AM).
  • The cake has to be presented as a whole to be judged. We will provide plates, spoons and napkins for the judge's use.
  • Entry must be made from “scratch”. So please think out of the box. And by box we mean those of Betty Crocker, Duncan Hines, Pillsbury, etc. Please keep them away.
  • Please be ready to answer any questions the judges might have about your recipe.
  • The contest is open only to current GCKA members.
  • ·Minimum 5 participants required for this competition. GCKA BOD reserves the right to cancel this competition if minimum number of participants has not been acquired.

Judging Criteria: Total 100 points

  • Flavor (aroma, taste, good balance of flavors) - 30 points
  • Consistency (moist and tender crumb; not soggy or dry)- 25 points
  • Texture (even grain, lump free, evenly baked)- 20 points
  • Visual Appeal (shape/size/even surface, overall appeal, no icing)- 15 points
  • Presentation (how the cake is presented)- 10 points  

Judging will be done by local food experts.

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