The Worcester In Bloom Andrew Baynham Trophy will be awarded to the winner of the Cakes & Preserves Class section.

Please note, the Cakes & Preserves Section will be staged and judged on Saturday 10th August.

Section Rules

Please read section rules very carefully. Failure to comply may lead to disqualification.

  • All exhibits must be made by the exhibitor including homemade pastries, breads, pizza bases etc.
  • Exhibitors must provide own plate and cover for exhibit (excluding jars or bottles).
  • Jars may be reused but jars and lids showing trade names are not acceptable.
  • All preserves must have new twist top lids or a waxed disc and cellophane cover.
  • Labels should be stuck to the jar and not loose tied.
  • Full date of making is required on the label.
  • In the interests of food safety, no meat, fish or fresh cream to be used in any dish.
  • Vinegar proof lids should be used for chutneys and pickles.
  • An exhibitor may enter up to two distinct entries per class.
  • Cakes & Preserves will be judged by Women’s Institute criteria.
ClassDescription - Cakes & Preserves
Class 601A Tea Loaf, recipe to be displayed with loaf.
Class 602One Victoria sandwich cake (raspberry jam filling, caster sugar dusting and using a sponge tin no larger than 200mm diameter). Recipe to be stated. (250mm max overall display size)
Class 603One decorated cake to inspired by prehistory! Dummy cakes permitted (250mm max overall display size)

Class 604Cake for a special diet (max size 200mm diameter, 250mm max overall display size). Special diet to be displayed and recipe stated.

Class 605Six sweet scones (250mm max overall display size).

Class 606Six savoury scones (250mm max overall display size).
Class 607A box of sweet cookies. Presented as a gift but able to be opened for judging, with two extra pieces for tasting.

Class 608New A decorative container of homemade sweets with two extra on a plate for tasting.
Class 609Six decorated cup cakes (to be judged on both taste and decoration)

Class 610A batch of six brown rolls or six white rolls

Class 611A fancy loaf, decorated or shaped

Class 612A dessert incorporating pastry
Class 613A vegetarian pizza (300mm max overall display size).

Class 614A vegetarian quiche (300mm max overall display size).
Class 615One jar of strawberry jam (jars no smaller than 227g (8oz))
Class 616One jar of raspberry jam (jars no smaller than 227g (8oz))
Class 617One jar of any other jam (jars no smaller than 227g (8oz))
Class 618One jar of fruit jelly (jars no smaller than 227g (8ozs))
Class 619One jar of fruit marmalade (jars no smaller than 227g (8oz))
Class 620New One jar of lemon curd (jars no smaller than 227g (8oz))
Class 621One jar of honey
Class 622One jar of chutney, any kind (jars no smaller than 227g (8oz))
Class 623One jar of pickled vegetables (vinegar preserve, not in mustard sauce), any kind (jars
no smaller than 227g (8oz))
Class 624A flavoured oil, infused for a minimum of three months before showing. Please state the date when made on the label.
Class 625NEW Any homemade alcoholic beverage. Please state type and date bottled on the label.
Class 626NEW An Afternoon Tea - An attractive arrangement on a tea tray, to include two savoury items, two sweet items, and a jar of homemade jam.

*Prize Winning Class*

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