Can you bake as good as your Oma? Prove you’ve got the goodies in the Colorado Springs OktoberFest very first German Bake-Off (Das Bake Auf) Sunday, October 1, at 11 a.m. OctoberFest will be held at the Western Museum of Mining and Industry (WMMI) located at I-25 & North Gate Blvd., 225 North Gate Blvd. in Colorado Springs.
Any and all people are welcome to enter the bake-off! Bakers of any age and experience level can compete in one of three categories: Cake, Strudel, or Cookies/Dessert Bars. All baked goods must be made in a home kitchen. To enter your confection, fill out the contact form and then complete your purchase of this product through the OktoberFest site https://csoktoberfest.com.
The overall winner will win a KitchenAid Mixer
Categories are German Cake, German Strudel and German Cookies/Dessert Bars. Each Category will have three winners: 1st Place – $75, 2nd Place – $50, 3rd Place – $25
Register online or day-of registration at the Big Red Barn (on-site) between 11:00 and 11:30 at WMMI
What to Expect on the Day of Das Bake-Auf:
- Check-in is between 11 – 11:30 in the Big Red Barn. Please bring yourself and your confection to the barn no later than 11:30 to drop off your confection and receive your Bakers Number.
- Judging will begin at noon (we will update information about who is judging the event once that information is available, keep an eye on our Facebook Page).
- Winners will be announced in the Big Red Barn after judging is completed. That time is dependent upon the number of entries, so please return to the barn by 1:30.
For more information, call Carol O’Donnell (719) 635-8803 extension 2 or Carol@ODonnell2.com or visit http://csoktoberfest.com/ for more information.