The best bakers inIowasquared off in heated competition in the Trust Your Recipe to Gurley’s competition judged Friday during the 2012 Iowa State Fair.
Entries were judged on originality, taste, presentation and best use of Gurley’s products.
Complete results below:
Breads and Rolls
1) Judy Kiburz-Harrison, MountAyr
2) Rita Johannsen, Des Moines
3) Hester Derscheid, Ellston
Cakes and Muffins
1) Cassandra Hyatt, Ankeny
2) Hester Derscheid, Ellston
3) Louise B. Cothron, Afton
1) Emma Whitlock, Indianola
2) Dianne Caron-Smith, Winterset
3) Carole Miller, Otley
Honorable Mention) Robin Tarbell-Thomas, Centerville
Other Baked Items
1) Hester Derscheid, Ellston
2) Natalie Ridgway, Johnston
3) Teresa Layland, Ankeny
Honorable Mention) Marta Burkgren, Ames
The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. Food Department judging is held in theElwellFamilyFoodCentersponsored by Blue Bunny.
“Nothing Compares” to the 2012 Iowa State Fair, August 9-19. The Fairgrounds are located at East 30th and East University Avenue, just 10 minutes east of downtown Des Moines, and are open 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. each day of the Fair. Exhibit hours may vary. For more information, call 800/545-FAIR or visit iowastatefair.org.