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Allotment Associations & Horticultural Groups in Harrow, Middlesex

Harrow in LEAF's 18th Horticultural and Craft Show at the Headstone Village Show

August Bank Holiday Monday 28th 2023, from noon until 5.00pm

Competition Classes for exhibitors - OPEN TO ALL, anyone can enter:



COOKERY SECTION:       PRINT RULES      PRINT ENTRY FORM

SUPPLEMENTARY RULES

Exhibitors to use own recipe unless otherwise stated
Bread machines must not be used
Cakes and flans should be 7" - 8" (18cm - 20cm approx.) diameter, unless otherwise stated
Individual plastic covers will be available for all baking classes classes except 96 and 97
No fresh cream to be used in any class. All exhibits will be cut for judging


CLASS

96 LOAF e.g. white, brown, soda, any shape, approx 1lb
97 BREAD, any other
98 CAKE WITH VEGETABLE OR FRESH FRUIT, label with added ingredient
99 FOUR CHEESE STRAWS
100 BOILED PINEAPPLE CAKE - to recipe below (or page 21 of Show Schedule booklet)
101 FOUR FRUIT SCONES
102 TWO BLUEBERRY MUFFINS
103 FOUR CHEESE AND CHUTNEY PASTRY WHIRLS - to recipe below (or page 21 of Show Schedule booklet)
104 FOUR SQUARES MARS BAR CAKE - to recipe below (or page 13 of Show Schedule booklet)



Mars Bar Cake

Cake tin approx. 15cm square or 18cm round, greased and lined

Ingredients:

Cake

160g approx. Mars Bars
70g butter
60g puffed rice cereal e.g. Rice Krispies

Topping

80g milk chocolate

Method:

Cake

Cut Mars Bars into small pieces and put into a pan with the butter.
Melt over a low heat, stirring all the time.
When melted, remove from the heat and add the puffed rice.
Stir well to ensure all the rice is coated
Press into the tin

Topping

When the mixture in the tin is cool, pour or spoon the melted chocolate on top.
To melt the chocolate, break into a small bowl and stand in a pan of hot water, stirring occasionally, until melted.
Or use any other method to melt the chocolate.

When completely cold, cut the cake into pieces approx. 5cm square.


Boiled Pineapple Cake

Pre-heat oven to Gas Mark 4 or 180°C.
2lb or 900g loaf tin, greased and lined

Ingredients:

225g tinned, crushed pineapple and juice
50g margarine
50g dark soft brown sugar
175g mixed dried fruit
100g self-raising flour
½ teaspoon mixed spice
2 large eggs, beaten
50g glacé cherries, quartered
Pinch of salt
½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

Method:

Put the pineapple, margarine, sugar, fruit and cherries into a saucepan.
Bring to the boil and boil for 6 minutes.
Leave to cool.
When the mixture is cold, add the flour, salt, mixed spice, bicarbonate of soda and the eggs, and mix thoroughly.
Turn into the tin and bake 40-45 minutes, until a skewer comes out clean.
Cool on a wire rack.

Cheese & Chutney Pastry Whirls

Pre-heat oven to Gas Mark 6 or 200°C.
Baking tray, lined

Ingredients:

100g Red Leicester cheese, coarsely grated.
100g butter, diced and chilled
125g plain flour
1 tablespoon chutney

Method:

Rub flour and butter together, until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
Stir in the cheese and 1-2 tablespoons cold water.
Mix to a dough.
Shape into a ball, wrap in film and chill in fridge for 20 minutes.
Roll out pastry into a rectangle approx. 20cm x 40cm and 5mm thick.
Spread chutney thinly over pastry and roll to form a log.
Slice into discs approx. 1cm thick and place on baking tray.
Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden.
Cool on a wire rack.


Thank you to our supporters:


Once again, we offer a big thank you to our Show Schedule sponsors, and hope that you can support them too as they are important to us.
Please take a look at their ads on this page and visit their websites for further details.

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Brian Cox Estate Agents, Harrow






Our Show Contacts:

A full list of our Show Contacts can be found on our Home Page


Competition Classes:

• The People's Choice

• Open Challenge Cup

• Vegetables

• Vegetables - Top Tray

• Fruit

• Flowers

• Flowers - Top Vase

• Floral Art

• Home Preserves Section

• Cookery Section

• Wine, Beer, Cider

• Crafts Section

• Photography Section

• Art Section

• Junior Section

• Honey, Mead and Beeswax



Thank you to our supporters:

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