2018 Bake-Off
Sunday Sept. 2, 2018

Register by noon: judging at 2:00 pm in the Cultural Area

Signup: Wisconsin Highland Games 2018 Bake-Off Rules & Signup Form

To volunteer at the Bake-Off table or get a Registration Form contact: Kathleen at our Contact Page or Facebook group: WI Highland Games Bake-Off.

Watch the Cultural Area presentation schedule for Baking Demonstration - times to be announced.

New for 2018

Entrance Categories:

  • Bakers Challenge 2018: Plaid Cake, where the cake itself has layers showing the plaid or checkerboard pattern.
  • Cookies/Bars
  • Scones
  • Bread/Tea Cakes
  • Under 18
  • Alternative: Gluten Free/Dairy Free/Dietary Adjusted Entries

About the Judge:

  • Chef Rachelle Oliver
  • Instructor┬áin the Baking and Pastry program at Waukesha County Technical College.
  • Graduated from The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY with a Bachelor's Degree in Baking and Pastry Management.

2017 Bake-Off

2017 Winners

  1. Best in Show: Chocolate Guinness Cake, by Nicole and Rachel Spottek
  2. Chocolate Irish Whiskey Cake, by Janelle Clohessy
  3. Strawberry & Mascarpone Pavlova Torte, by Jessica Eddy
  4. Short Bread Lemon Tart, by Courtney Jackson (youngest entered baker)
  5. Irish Cream Delights, by Sonia Rohowsky
  • Best Alternative: Flourless Chocolate Cake with Butterscotch Sauce and Chocolate Ganache, by McKenzie Ross
  • Best Bread: Scottish Tea Cake with Cranberry and Pecan, by John Rader
  • Best Other/Candy: Irish Potato Cake, by Jocelyn Cotsmire