New To This Year's Folly

The Great Folly Bake is a new addition to this year’s festival and challenges all the wonderful home bakers to compete in what will no doubt be a mouth-watering competition.

The categories for the competition are as follows:


Old Fashioned Plate Tart – shortcrust pastry, fruit based

Un-decorated Filled Sponge Cake

Irish Style Brown Bread – Split Tin or Open Bake

Decorated Cup Cakes (6)


Junior  (Primary School Children)

Biscuits / Cookies (6)

Entry Fee – Senior Competition €5  Junior €2


Competition Schedule – Sat 20th July

Entries need to be dropped off at the ‘Bake Off’ Tent at 12pm 

Judging will take place in private from 12.30 – 1.30pm

Entries can be viewed from 2.30 – 3pm

There will be a cookery demonstration at 3.30pm

Winners will be announced at 4pm.

Prizes will be awarded in each of the 5 categories. 

Judges will include Anna May McHugh, of the National Ploughing Championship.

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