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Department 162 - Jr Home and Dairy Products

Superintendent: Bonnie Diehl, (652-5492); Committee: Melissa Cogan, Erin Jay


Baked goods will be received Monday, July 27, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. after being registered in the Junior 4-H Building. See Department 11-24 Rules.

1. Entries must be made by the exhibitor from scratch. NO MIXES!
2. Fresh bake goods will be sold at 4-H Auction unless specified otherwise. A portion will remain for display. Proceeds will go for the 4-H Building Fund.
3. No baked goods needing refrigeration accepted.
4. Please bring breads & rolls in plastic bags.
5. Each class in Section 15A will be judged for a BEST OF SHOW, winner will receive a Rosette and $10.
6. All baking participants will receive a Red Star Yeast coupon.
7. All baking entries using yeast in Class 1 Bread and Class 2 Rolls will be entered in a Red Star drawing to win one of (3) RED STAR Yeast banded items. Exhibitors must use Red Star Yeast and attach an empty packet or photo to their recipe entry.

Section 1

Classes - Jr Home Baked Products

CLASS... $3 $2.50 $1.50

1 Loaf White Bread
2 Loaf Nut Bread
3 Loaf Raisin Bread
4 Other
10 Cinnamon Rolls (6)
11 Rolls - white (6)
12 Basket of Fancy Yeast Rolls
13 Biscuits (6)
14 Corn Bread (4 pieces)
15 Muffins (6) - (at least 6) at least 3 different kinds
CLASS... $7 $5 $4
20 Chocolate Layer
21 White Layer
22 Gold Layer
23 Angel Cake
24 Sponge
25 Chiffon
26 Spice
27 Any other kind
28 Four (4) Decorated cup cakes, white or chocolate
30 Decorated Cakes

CLASS... $5 $4 $3
40 Apple
41 Cherry
42 Peach
43 Shoo-fly
44 Any other except cream pie
CLASS... $3 $2.50 $1.50
50 Drop Cookies
51 Ice box or sliced
52 Rolled
53 Bar
54 Filled
55 No Bake
56 Brownies
57 Gobs (4)
60 PA Preferred COOKIE, BROWNIE OR BAR BAKING CONTEST (See special rules below.)
CLASS... $3 $2.50 $1.50
HOMEMADE CANDIES (1/2 lb. must be shown)
70 Chocolate Fudge
71 Divinity Fudge
72 Chocolate Creams
73 Caramel Fudge
74 Fondant
75 Seafoam
76 Candied Fruit Peel
77 Peanut Butter Fudge

PA PREFERRED Junior Baking Contest

2020 PA PREFERRED Junior Baking Contest - Cookie, Brownies and Bars Rules
1. Participant must be an individual amateur baker (age 8 through and including 18 years ONLY) who is a Pennsylvania resident. One entry per person.
2. Entrants may NOT have won 1st place in this PA Preferred Junior Baking Contest at any other fair in 2020.
3. Entry must be a plate of six (6) individual sized portions of the baked entry item.
4. Entries must be made from scratch. Pre-made mixes are NOT acceptable ingredients.
5. At least two (2) PA Preferred ingredients must be used in the recipe. some examples of qualifying ingredients are PA Preferred grains such as flour or oats, butter, milk, eggs, fruits and/or vegetables.
6. Entry must be submitted for judging on a food safe disposable setting. (All pans, plates and dishes are considered to be disposable and will not be returned.)
7. Recipes(s) must be submitted with the entry, printed on one-side of 8 1/2" X 11" paper. Recipe must list all ingredients, quantities, and the preparation instructions. The "PA Preferred" ingredients must be listed clearly in the ingredient list, specifying the ingredients and the company that made/grew them.(ex: PA Preferred Milk - Galliker's brand). Entrant's name, age, address and phone number must be printed on the back side of all the pages. (All recipes and cookies/brownies/bars will become the property of the Fair or PA Farm Show and will not be returned.)
8. A PA Preferred logo is NOT required because not all PA Preferred products carry the label. The name of the ingredient and the source is sufficient. For a list of acceptable products visit Additionally, PA Preferred staff will assist in locating PA Preferred ingredients, as needed.
9. Refrigeration is NOT available at the fair or PA Farm Show. Entries that require refrigeration after baking must indicate so in the recipe. Those entries will not be sold, auctioned or otherwise distributed for consumption after judging for food safety reasons.
10. Judging criteria:
Flavor: 30 points (aroma, taste, good balance of flavorings)
Texture: 25 points (appropriate for the type of cookie, brownie or bar)
Inside Characteristics: 20 points (even grain, evenly baked; free from air pockets)
Outside Characteristics: 15 points (uniform size, shape, appearance; overall appeal)
Creativity: 10 points
TOTAL: 100 points
Fair Premiums: 1st $20.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $10.00
First Place Winner is eligible for the 2020 PA Farm Show competition.
Premiums for the 2021 PA FARM SHOW Competition: 1st - $500, 2nd - $250, 3rd - $100,
4th - Rosette, 5th - Rosette

SPONSOR: PA Preferred TM

Section 2

Canned products this section must be single varieties in standard one-quart clear glass jars with new 2-piece lids. No zinc-type lids permitted.

Classes - Jr Canned Products

CLASS... $1.50 $1.00

1 Apples
2 Applesauce
3 Blackberries
4 Blueberries or Huckleberries
5 Cherries with Pits
6 Cherries Pitted
7 Currants
8 Elderberries
9 Peaches
10 Pears
11 Plums
12 Raspberries
13 Rhubarb
CLASS... $2.50 $2.00
14 DISPLAY - 3 Varieties of canned fruits and berries
CLASS... $1.50 $1.00
15 Asparagus
16 Beans, green
17 Beans, yellow
18 Beans, lima
19 Beets
20 Carrots

21 Corn
22 Mixed Vegetables
23 Peas
24 Succotash
25 Tomatoes
26 Vegetable Soup
CLASS... $2.50 $2.00
30 DISPLAY - 3 varieties canned vegetables
CLASS... $1.50 $1.00
31 Beans
32 Beets
33 Chow-Chow
34 Corn Relish
35 Pepper Relish
36 Bread & Butter
37 Dill Pickles
38 Mixed Pickles
39 Mustard Pickles
40 Sour Pickles
41 Sweet Pickles
42 Catsup
43 Chili Sauce
44 Miscellaneous

Section 3

Classes - Jellies, Jams, Marmalade, and Preserves

Must be in pint or jelly jars.
CLASS... $2 $1.50
A. Apple
B. Blackberry
C. Cherry
D. Crabapple
E. Currant
F. Elderberry
G. Grape
H. Plum
I. Quince
J. Raspberry
K. Any other kind
CLASS... $3.50 $3.00

CLASS... $2 $1.50
A. Blackberry
B. Cherry
C. Currant
D. Elderberry
E. Peach
F. Plum
G. Raspberry
H. Strawberry
I. Any other kind
A. Apricot
B. Grape
C. Grapefruit
D. Orange
E. Peach
F. Pear
G. Pineapple
H. Plum
I. Any other kind
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