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Food: Quick Breads Baking Competition

Food: Quick Breads Baking Competition

September 02, 2021

The top quick bread makers from across the state put their best creations to the test in the Quick Breads Baking Competition, judged Friday, August 20, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.

Entries were judged on taste, appearance and creativity.

Complete results follow:

Banana Bread

1) Judy Kiburz-Harrison, Tingley

2) Alisha Ruffcorn, North Liberty

3) Rose Ridgway, Johnston

Fruit (dried or fresh)

1) Natalie Larson, Des Moines

2) Nanette Everly, Batavia

3) Cassandra Hyatt, Ankeny

Pumpkin (with or without nuts, etc.)

1) Cassandra Hyatt, Ankeny

2) Clarissa Ridgway, Johnston

3) Matthew Phoenix, Ankeny

Vegetable (excludes pumpkin)

1) Natalie Larson, Des Moines

2) Cassandra Hyatt, Ankeny

3) Mary Burr, Iowa City

Any Other Bread (includes recipes like beer bread, cheese bread, etc.)

1) Clarissa Ridgway, Johnston

2) Heather Collier, Des Moines

3) Jean Hanson, Pleasant Hill

Hon Mention – Mary Burr

Fruit or Nut Muffins

1) Belinda Myers, Osceola

2) Barb Miller, Prairie City

3) Rita Cashman Becker, Fort Madison

Cornmeal/Cornbread Muffins

1) Joyce Larson, New Market

2) Barb Miller, Prairie City

3) Natalie Larson, Des Moines

Any Coffee Cake

1) Lori Geadelmann, Adel

2) Cassandra Hyatt, Ankeny

3) Natalie Larson, Des Moines

Any Biscuits (traditional or flavored)

1) Linda Anderson, Urbandale

2) Barb Miller, Prairie City

3) Natalie Larson, Des Moines

Any Scones

1) Diane Rauh, Des Moines

2) Karen Pavlik, Waukee

3) Alissa Puffett, West Des Moines

Krusteaz Kreations

1) Natalie Larson, Des Moines

2) Mary Burr, Iowa City

3) Robin Abraham, Cedar Falls

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.