First Ever “Great Gaithersburg Bake-Off” Announced
The City of Gaithersburg has announced details for it’s first ever Great Gaithersburg Bake-Off. Recipe submissions are due by April 23rd.
The rules of the contest state, “Recipes may be either sweet or savory but must be made from scratch (no mixes or prepared doughs). The preparation for all recipes must include baking (cooking by dry heat in an oven) for some period of time to qualify for this “Bake-Off” Contest. Pizza would qualify as baked (dry heat) but a braised stew would not (wet heat). Custard pie would qualify (baked dough) but a custard parfait would not (prepared on stovetop only).”
Full details below:
Great Gaithersburg Bake-Off
Great bakers of the Gaithersburg region, it’s time to show us what you’ve got! Submit your best spring baking recipe (sweet or savory) to the first ever Great Gaithersburg Bake-Off for your chance to be named the best baker in the land. The winner will receive a Gaithersburg prize package and the title of Great Gaithersburg Bake-Off Champion.
This contest is open to adults age 18 & over located within driving distance of Gaithersburg, MD. Find the entry form and all of the rules, judging criteria, and regulations by visiting http://gburg.md/BakeOffEntry and contact LetsCook@gaithersburgmd.gov with any questions.
April 23, 2021 Recipe submissions due
May 7, 2021 Finalists announced
May 20, 2021 Finalist recipe tasting & judging at Casey Farmers Market; winner announced
Recipe submissions are due by April 23, 2021, and the finalists will present their baked recipes at the Casey Farmers Market on Thursday, May 20, 2021. Bakers, good luck!
Future Contest Schedule
More recipe contests are coming in 2021, so hang on to your recipes for BBQ, Pumpkin, and Soup. Details coming soon.
Great Gaithersburg BBQ-Off
July 9, 2021 Recipe submissions due
July 23, 2021 Finalists announced
August 3, 2021 Finalist recipe tasting & judging at Casey Community Center’s National Night Out; winner announced
Great Gaithersburg Pumpkin-Off
September 10, 2021 Recipe submissions due
September 24, 2021 Finalists announced
October 7, 2021 Finalist recipe tasting & judging at Casey Farmers Market; winner announced
Great Gaithersburg Soup-Off
October 29, 2021 Recipe submissions due
November 5, 2021 Finalists announced
To Be Determined Finalist recipe tasting & judging at Casey Farmers Market; winner announced