ARE YOU THE NEXT CHOCOLATE CHAMPION?
If you cheer for chocolate, check out the 2011 Ghirardelli Chocolate Championship at the Topsfield Fair! Topsfield Fair this year operates Friday September, 30th through Monday October, 10th 2011. The competition calls for tempting treats, cakes and desserts featuring decadent Ghirardelli chocolate. From individual sweet snacks, to rich desserts that can serve a party, anything that delivers the intense flavor of Ghirardelli chocolate is welcome!
Make your entry with at least one all natural Ghirardelli baking product (chocolate chips, bars and/or cocoa) and up to 10 other ingredients.
First and second place finishers win $150 and $50 respectively. The top three winners, plus one random contestant each take home a Ghirardelli gift basket.
Judges choose winners based on chocolate taste (40%), originality/creativity (30%), appearance (20%), and ease of preparation (10%). Ages 18 or older may enter; limit one entry per person.
As a warm up try this delicious Magic Cookie Bar recipe. For baking tips, recipe ideas and product information, go to www.ghirardelli.com.
Entries are judged at the fairgrounds. For contest details and complete entry guidelines, contact the Topsfield Fair entry office at 978.887.5000 or visit the contest section of www.topsfieldfair.org. Topsfield Fair this year operates Friday September, 30th through Monday October, 10th 2011.