Aug 11 - 21, 2022
Michael Ross of West Des Moines won first place in the Favorite Book Desserts contest, judged Thursday, August 19, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.
Brooklynn Sedlock of Indianola earned second place and Josiah Derr of Clive claimed third place.
Judges also awarded Honorable Mention to Caitlin Caffrey of Ankeny.
Participants were challenged to create dessert based on a favorite book, book character, book cover or story setting.
Entries were judged on design, taste and creativity.
The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. There are 134 divisions, 603 classes and nearly 6500 entries at this year’s Fair. Food Department judging is held in the Elwell Family Food Center sponsored by Urban Air.