Cookery

Adult classes sponsored Eves Machine Tool Services

Under 16 classes sponsored by Lichfield Cathedral School

To celebrate 100 years of the Show Society we are changing our awards structure to reflect 2019!

Please see the Awards section

Prize Money                         All Classes: 1st – £5.00, 2nd – £3.00, 3rd – £1.00

Class 61                                    Cake of your choice – old family recipe celebrating 100 years must be presented with recipe

Class 62                                  Preserve/jam/chutney – old family recipe celebrating 100  years must be presented with recipe

Class 63                                    Chelsea buns eight in a ring, ready to pull apart

Class 64                                    Lemon meringue pie

Class 65                                    Chocolate Fudge cake please use recipe provided below

Class 66                                    Six plain shortbread fingers or rounds

Class 67                                     Six savoury canapés – three of two different sorts

Class 68                                    Home infused flavoured gin

 

Under 16s Only

Class 69                                   UNDER 16s Six brandy snaps – no filling

Class 70                                   UNDER 9s Six rock cakes

 

Recipe – Chocolate Fudge Cake

Ingredients

Cake:

  • 150g self-raising flour
  • 30g cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 175g muscovado sugar
  • 175g butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 50g dark chocolate.

Fudge Icing:

  • 200g butter
  • 200g icing sugar
  • 200g dark chocolate.

Method

  1. Put the flour and cold butter, cut into pieces, in food processor. Pulse until flour and butter cHeat oven to 180C/fan170C/gas 4
  2. Use 2 x 20cm sandwich tins
  3. Mix all the cake ingredients together.  If the mix is a little stiff add 1-2 tbsp of water.  Divide between the tins and bake for 30 minutes or until springy
  4. Make up the fudge icing then use to sandwich and ice the cake.

 

Additional Rules and Guidance Notes

  1. All entries to be presented on a plate or other appropriate dish
  2. Items to be covered with a clear covering
  3. After judging, all entries will be covered in cling film
  4. Please bear in mind warm weather when choosing ingredients and do not use fresh cream.

Section Organiser:

Sue Gidman, 13 Leofric Close, Kings Bromley, DE13 7JP

Tel: 01543 473106           Email: suegidman@live.co.uk

Judges: Mr Arian Corry & Justine Hollins

Entry fees: £0.50 per entry (under 18s Free)