Question? Call our Show Secretary - 0458 451 126

Snatch the Baking Comp with these Winning Recipes


Want to Blitz the Baking Comp at this Year Show??????????

Some tried and true recipes ………….

Are you new to baking or just wanting an edge over their competitors in this years Pavilion Baking Comp.

Below are some recipes that our retired baking champion Del Linnewebber tells me are sure fire no fail ………….

All are from our Show Whitsunday Cookbook……..  Good luck and get Baking!!!!!!



1 Cup Butter                                                       11/4 cups Castor Sugar

4 Eggs                                                                 ¾ cup Milk

21/2 cups sifted Self Raising Flour                     Vanilla Essence



Beat butter and sugar to a cream

Add eggs separately and beat well

Stir in sifted flour and milk alternately

Flavour with vanilla essence

Spoon into patty papers

Bake in a moderate oven (190 C) for approximately 12 to 14 minutes

Mixture makes approximately 3 dozen cakes


Plain Scones


250g self raising flour                 1/2 tsp Salt

2 tbs butter                                 185-250ml Milk

Milk for glazing



Sift flour and salt into a bowl

Rub in Butter

Add Milk all at once.  Mix quickly to form a soft dough.  Add extra milk if necessary.

Turn dough onto a floured board, knead lightly and quickly.  Roll nut 1cm thickness. Cut with round cutter.

Place fairly close together on greased tray.  Glaze with milk

Bake in a hot oven (250 C) for 12-14 minutes.









1 cup Self Raising Flour                                  ½ tsp lemon juice or vinegar

2 tbs Sugar                                                      1 egg, lightly beaten

¼ tsp Bicarbonate Soda                                   30g Butter, melted

½ – ¾  cup Milk                                                  extra melted Butter


Sift flour, sugar and soda into a bowl

Add lemon juice or vinegar to milk to sour it.  Allow to stand  for 5 minutes

Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients

Add the egg, ½ cup milk and butter and mix to form a smooth batter

If batter is too thick to pour from spoon, add remaining milk

Lightly brush base of frying pan with melted butter

Drop 1-2 tbs batter onto pan about 2cm apart

Cook over a medium heat for 1 minute or until underside is golden brown

Turn over and cook other side

Remove from pan and repeat with remaining batter.