Cinnamon the Winning Theme at 2015 Best of Bread Baking Contest at Oklahoma State FairMon, 28 Sep 2015 06:09:13 CDT
Karen Overman from Ponca City, Ok in Kay County, placed first in the Sweet Breads Category of the Senior Division at the State “Best of Wheat” Bread Baking contest held on September 27 at the Oklahoma State Fair in Oklahoma City. Her entry of Cinnamon Rolls topped the class also winning her the title of Grand Champion for the Senior Division with her entry. (Pictured here- Left to Right: Senior Division Grand Champion silver tray and winning recipe, Cinnamon Rolls, made by Karen Overman of Ponca City, OK & Junior Division Grand Champion silver tray and winning recipe, Ariana’s Cinnamon Swirl Bread, made by Ariana Bumgardner of Boley, OK.)
The contest is an annual event sponsored by the Oklahoma Wheat Commission and State Fair of Oklahoma.
“We had 136 entries from 41 counties this year, all champion or reserve champion winners in the county contests,” said Kenneth Failes, Chairman of the Oklahoma Wheat Commission. “We had great attendance and always enjoy the opportunity to award the top bread bakers in the state.”
The contest consists of 12 classes, 6 in the senior division and 6 in the junior division. Senior division classes include white bread, whole grain bread, dinner rolls, other wheat breads, sweet breads and machine breads. Junior division classes include white bread, dinner rolls, other wheat breads, sweet breads, specialty shapes, and machine breads.
State Champions in the Senior division include: Lori Turner, Harper County, white bread; Don Robison, Kingfisher County, whole grain bread; Marlene Oxford, Tillman County, dinner rolls; Julie Oxford, Tillman County, other wheat breads; Karen Overman, Kay County, sweet breads; and Melody Thorn, Woodward County, machine breads.
Meanwhile, Ariana Bumgardner from Boley in Okfuskee County placed first in the Sweet Breads Category of the Junior Division at the State “Best of Wheat” Bread Baking contest. Her entry of Ariana’s Cinnamon Swirl Bread topped the class also winning her the title of Grand Champion for the Junior Division with her entry.
State Champions in the Junior division include: Kylie Templin, Dewey County, white bread; Lilyana Sestak, Lincoln County, dinner rolls; Sarah Walker, Payne County, other wheat breads; Ariana Bumgardner, Okfuskee County, sweet breads; Brianna Marenco, Ellis County, specialty shapes; and Brianna Marenco, Ellis County, machine breads.
WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI
Top Agricultural News