Aug 11 - 21, 2022
Alisa Woods of Des Moines won first place and a $100 cash award in the My Favorite Birthday Cake contest, judged Saturday, August 14, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.
Lauren Probst of Windsor Heights earned second place and $75. Jordyn Siepker of Des Moines claimed third place and $50.
Judges also awarded honorable mention of Ann Gillotti of Ankeny
Entries were judged on taste, appearance, creativity and difficulty.
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.