THE GREATER CAROLINA KERALA ASSOCIATION


GCKA Cake Baking Contest - 2022

  • 5 Feb 2022
  • 2:00 PM
  • Zenith, Apex Community Center, 53 Hunter St, Apex

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Contest Rules:

Kerala Plum Cake Baking Contest

  • All the participants need to have an active GCKA membership.
  • Only one entry is allowed per family.
  • Any shape or size is allowed.
  • Cake must be made from “scratch”. Any readymade cake mixes such as Betty Crocker, Duncan Hines, Pillsbury, etc. are not allowed.
  • A minimum of 3 entries are required for this competition. GCKA BOD reserves the right to cancel this competition if this requirement is not met.
  • Cakes should be dropped off at the cake judging area. We will provide a spot for you to setup your cake.
  • The participants need to leave the cake judging area after setup. The participants should set up the cake on the table by themselves.
  • The cake setup should be ready in an hour from event start time (start time is TBD).
  • Participants should be ready to answer any question judges might ask about the recipe (Judges will call you over the phone).
  • Participants are required to provide a list of ingredients (not recipe)
  • The last date of registration is 1/30/2022. The contest date will be 2/5/2022

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)- 25 points

Decorated Cake Baking Contest

  • All the participants need to have an active GCKA membership.
  • Only one entry is allowed per family.
  • Any flavor, shape or size is allowed. Multiple tiers are also allowed.
  • Cake must be made from “scratch”. Any readymade cake mixes such as Betty Crocker, Duncan Hines, Pillsbury, etc. are not allowed.
  • A minimum of 3 entries are required for this competition. GCKA BOD reserves the right to cancel this competition if this requirement is not met.
  • Cakes should be dropped off at the cake judging area. We will provide a spot for you to setup your cake.
  • The participants need to leave the cake judging area after setup. The participants should set up the cake on the table by themselves.
  • The cake setup should be ready in an hour from event start time (start time is TBD).
  • Participants should be ready to answer any question judges might ask about the recipe (Judges will call you over the phone).
  • Participants are required to provide a list of ingredients (not recipe)
  • The last date of registration is 1/30/2022. The contest date will be 2/5/2022.

Judging Criteria: Total 100 points

  • Flavor (aroma, taste, good balance of flavors) - 20 points
  • Consistency (moist and tender crumb; not soggy or dry)- 15 points
  • Texture (even grain, lump free, evenly baked)- 10 points
  • Creativity – 30 points
  • Visual Appeal (shape/size/even surface, overall appeal)- 25 points







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