King Arthur Flour Baking Contest

2013 Adult Baking Contest

Abby’s Fabulous Chocolate Cake
3 squares unsweetened chocolate
½ c. (1 stick) butter
1 c. water
2 c. sifted King Arthur unbleached cake flour
1 ¼ tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 c. dairy sour cream
2 eggs
2 c. sugar
1 ½ tsp. vanilla
confectioners’ sugar (for decoration)

Pre-heat oven to 350°. Grease and flour a 9″ x 13″ pan. In microwave melt chocolate, butter and water. Cool. Sift together  flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside. In a large mixer bowl, beat eggs and sour cream until well blended. Add sugar and vanilla. Stir in cooled chocolate mixture. Add dry ingredients ½ at a time on low speed until smooth. Batter will be thin. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 40 min. or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack for 10 min. Sift confectioners’ sugar over top for decoration.

 

2013 Children’s Baking Contest

Blonde Brownies
¾ c. butter
3 c. light brown sugar
3 eggs
2 ¼ c. sifted King Arthur All Purpose flour
3 tsp. baking powder
½ tsp. salt
1 ½ tsp. vanilla
1 c. chopped nuts

Pre-heat oven to 350°. Melt butter.  Mix the butter with sugar, let mixure cool. Stir in eggs. Sift in flour, baking powder and salt. Add vanilla and nuts. Spread in a greased 9″ x 13″ pan. Bake for 25min. The brownies should be just set and soft to the touch.

 

Both recipes can be found in the new Brooklyn Fair Cookbook. Available during the Fair at the Souvenir/Information Booth and the Country Store. 

 

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