Bakers, Best Bundt Cakes Claims State Fair Ribbons
August 14, 2018
The best cakes baked in Bundt pans were on display in the Nordic Ware Bundt Cakes competition, judged Sunday at the 2018 Iowa State Fair.
In the Classic Bundt Cake class, Linda Anderson of Urbandale won first place. Marianne Carlson of Jefferson claimed second place and Eileen Gannon of Des Moines earned third place.
Eileen Gannon of Des Moines won first place in the Creative Bundt Cake class. Rose Ridgway of Johnston earned second place and Jordyn Siepker claimed third place.
Entries were judged on best recipe, taste and creativity.
The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. There are 171 divisions, 727 classes and over 9,574 entries at this year’s Fair. Food Department judging is held in the Elwell Family Food Center sponsored by Blue Bunny Ice Cream.
Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines is Iowa’s greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. Nothing Compares to State Fair Moments, August 9-19, 2018. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.