Pound Cake Bake-Off Rules and Information

  1. All entries into this contest must be Cabarrus or Rowan county residents.

  2. Contestants must sign and submit entry form.

  3. Entry forms must be submitted to the Mt. Pleasant Library by Wednesday, September 17th at 1 pm.

  4. Contestants must choose from one of the following to bake:

    1. Classic Plain Pound Cake
    2. Iced Pound Cake
    3. Novelty Pound Cake (sour crème, strawberry, etc.)

  5. All entries in this contest must be homemade by contestants.

  6. Contestants must submit a written or typed recipe with their cake.

  7. The actual contest event will be held on Saturday, September 20th at 1 pm at the Mt. Pleasant Library Meeting Room. The public is invited.

  8. Cakes must be turned in at the Mt. Pleasant Library by 12:30 pm on contest day, Saturday, September 20th.

  9. Contestants' entries are judged 70 percent on taste and 30 percent on presentation.

  10. The decision of the judges shall be final.

  11. A $100 prize will be given to the winner of each category.

  12. Checks to winners will be given at the event.

  13. After the contest, there will be cake (entries to the contest) and ice-cream served to all who attended.

  14. For additional information, call the Mt. Pleasant Library at 704-436-2202.