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PECAN FOOD FANTASY BLOG

This blog features the Karin Davidson Pecan Food Fantasy Contest winning recipes. 

 

Karin Davidson

PECAN FOOD FANTASY CONTEST

Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Hotel Encanto from 9am – noon.
Let’s get creative baking with pecans!

 

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Pecan Flan

By: Karen Romero Hotel Encanto Best of Show Ingredients: 1 Can of Evaporated Milk 1 package of Philadelphia Cream Cheese 6 eggs 2 cups of Pecans 1 cup of Sugar Make the caramel with the sugar and 2 Tablespoons of water. When it is finished, let it cool. Pour it into an 8 inch cheese cake mold. Blend the evaporated milk, condensed milk, cream cheese, eggs and pecans...

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Pecan Food Fantasy Contest Rules and Regulations

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Pecan Food Fantasy Contest

Sunday, March 1st at Hotel Encanto

Let’s get creative baking with pecans!

Contest Details

Contest will be held on Sunday, March 1st at Hotel Encanto. Winners will be announced on our blog Monday March 2nd.

PRIZES & AWARDS

The Karin Davidson Food Fantasy Contest will be judged by food professionals. All participants will receive a certificate of participation when they deliver their entries. Ribbons will be given to the first three places in each category for youth and adult. Cash prizes are also awarded. First Blue Ribbon in all categories youth and adult is $40.00. The best traditional pecan pie in youth and adult is awarded $250.00 (sponsored by Leigh Fox Fletcher and Marge B. Fletcher). Outstanding Adult receives $200.00, and Outstanding Youth receives $100.00. Representatives from Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces will be presenting the 2020 Karin Davidson Food Fantasy Best of Show award of $250.00 at the Monday night banquet. Results will be posted online and available for viewing starting Monday March 2, 2020 by 9 am. 

ENTRY RULES & INFORMATION

Entrants may enter all 15 categories, but, only one entry per category. All entries should be delivered on SUNDAY, MARCH 1, 2020 between 9 am and NOON. Deliver to the Hotel Encanto Ballrooms. All entries should be handmade by the entrant, and the food entry MUST CONTAIN PECANS. Exhibitors need to complete a LEGIBLE ENTRY FORM for each entry. These may be downloaded from https://www.westernpecan.org in advance, and will also be available at Hotel Encanto on Sunday morning. Exhibitors also need to submit a  LEGIBLE RECIPE with each entry. Exhibitors are also required to bring a LEGIBLE PRINTED RECIPE, that includes the names of the Chefs who prepared the dish at the bottom of the page.  The PRINTED RECIPE will be displayed along with your food item. Please put all food on disposable containers because we cannot return platters. Refrigeration is available. Entries and recipes will become the property of WPGA. Questions? Contact: Jennifer Kosnick at pecanfoodfantasy@gmail.com for any Food Fantasy questions. Contact John White at 575.640.7555 if you would like more information about the Western Pecan Growers Conference. 

CATEGORIES

ADULT & YOUTH

(AND QUANTITY OF SERVINGS NEEDED FOR ENTRY)

BREADS

Quick Breads. . 1 loaf or 6 muffins

Yeast Bread......... 1 loaf or 6 rolls

CAKES

Un-Iced ........................ 1 cake

Iced ............................. 1 cake

CANDY… ................ 12 pieces

CHEESECAKE .............. 1 cake

COOKIES

Drop Cookies ....... 12 cookies

Bar Cookies ............... 6 Bars

Other Cookies…… 12 Cookies

DECORATED CUPCAKES

…………………….. 6 cupcakes

OTHER PIES ................. 1 pie

TARTS ........... 1 large or 6 Small

TRADITIONAL PECAN PIE 1 Pie

UNUSUAL DESSERT. 6 servings if small; or 1 large (as in cake etc)

GLUTEN FREE BAKED GOOD- (See above for quantities)

(You may enter all 15 categories, but only ONE entry per category.) 

Pecan Food Fantasy Blog

All winners and their recipes will be featured on our blog.

Pecan Flan

By: Karen Romero Hotel Encanto Best of Show Ingredients: 1 Can of Evaporated Milk 1 package of Philadelphia Cream Cheese 6 eggs 2 cups of Pecans 1 cup of Sugar Make the caramel with the sugar and 2 Tablespoons of water. When it is finished, let it cool. Pour it into...

Pecan Spirals

By: David Armas 2 1/2 c. All Purpose Flour 1/4 c. Brown Sugar 1 c. Butter 2 Tbsp. Cream Cheese 1/4 c. Maple Syrup 1/4 c. Raw Sugar 1/2 c. Sugar 1/4 tsp. Salt 2 tsp. Vanilla 1 1/2 c. Pecans 2 Eggs Mix flour, sugar and salt. Add butter; mix until crumbly. Add vanilla...

Triple Chocolate Cake

Triple Chocolate Cake By: Demi Martinez in the 2017 Pecan Food Fantasy Hotel Encanto Best of Show Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted butter 2 1/2 cups sugar 4 eggs 1 cup cocoa 2 cups water 2 3/4 cups flour 2 tsp. baking powder 2 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt Sift the flour,...

Kahlúa Pecan Pie

INGREDIENTS 1 Recipe Pie Crust 2 tablespoons Unsalted butter ½ C Sugar 1 tsp Vanilla extract 2 tbsp Flour 2 large Eggs ¼ C Kahlua ¼ C Corn syrup 1/3 C Evaporated milk 1 1/4 C Pecans, divided ½ C Chocolate chips INSTRUCTIONS Prepare your favorite piecrust recipe, and...

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