Apricot Shortbread Traybake

Method for the base:
Rub the margarine into the flour and add the sugar. Mix to a dough incorporating one third of the beaten egg. Roll out to fit a greased swiss roll tin. Spread the jam thickly on top of the dough. Mix the coconut with the sugar, then mix in the remainder of the beaten egg and spread on top of the jam. Bake in the centre of a moderate to low oven 170degC, 325degF, gas mark 3 for 35 minutes or until golden brown. Cut into fingers while still hot.

136th Annual
Strathardle Highland Gathering
& Agricultural Show
Saturday 26th August 2017

Home Industries Show

Secretary: Morag Houstoun

Judging starts at 10.00am - Open to the Public at 1.00pm

Judges

Baking & Handcrafts: Mrs Caroline Lang, Mrs Sandra Boath and Mrs Janice Easson
8 Garden Produce: Mr Arthur Lawrence
9 Childrens Section & Hobby Prizes: All Judges

CLICK HERE for a printer friendly ENTRY FORM

SPECIAL PRIZE - JUBILEE ROSEBOWL
Red Velvet Cake

SINAGOCA CUP FOR MOST POINTS and the ELIZABETH CAIRNS QUAICH FOR
BEST EXHIBIT IN CLASSES 1-5

CLASS 1 Baking

  1. Three Fruit Scones
  2. Three Cinnamon Buns
  3. Jam Filled Victoria Sponge
  4. Three Apricot Shortbread Fingers
        (Click here for the recipe)
  5. Three Chocolate Hobnobs

CLASS 2 Preserves

  1. Jar of Blackcurrant Jelly
  2. Jar of Onion Marmalade
  3. Jar of Barbecue Sauce
  4. Jar of Passion Fruit Curt
  5. Bottle of lemon and Lime Aid

CLASS 3 Desserts

  1. Individual Custard Tart (shortcrust pastry)
  2. Individual Fruit Posset
  3. Small Syrup Sponge

CLASS 4 Savouries

  1. Flask of Lentil Soup
  2. Small Quiche
  3. Small Dish of Kedgeree
  4. Small Dish of Chicken Liver Pate

CLASS 5 Sweets

  1. ¼lb Peanut Brittle
  2. Four Coffee Truffles

 

MARY MILNE MEMORIAL TROPHY FOR BEST EXHIBIT IN CLASS 6

CLASS 6 Hobby

  1. Photograph - “New Life”
  2. Painting - Any Theme Any Medium

 

BALFOUR CUP FOR MOST POINTS and the GLENISLA SHEILD FOR BEST EXHIBIT IN CLASSES 7-8

CLASS 7 Knitting

  1. Blanket for a Premature Baby Cot (16”x19”
    to be donated)
  2. Farm Animal

CLASS 8 Handcrafts

  1. Shopping Bag
  2. Christmas Stocking
  3. Lampshade
  4. Door Stop

 

EVANS CUP FOR MOST POINTS IN CLASS 9-1 to 9-9 INCHYRA CUP FOR MOST POINTS IN CLASS 9-9 to 9-13 and the CORONATION CUP FOR
BEST EXHIBIT IN CLASS 9

CLASS 9 Garden Produce

  1. Flowering Pot Plant
  2. Foliage Pot Plant
  3. Hanging Basket
  4. Window Box
  5. Small Vase of Annuals
  6. Three Roses
  7. Jug of Sweet Peas
  8. Floral Arrangement Nursery Rhyme Theme
  9. Vase of Garden Flowers
  10. Three Potatoes
  11. Three Carrots
  12. Three Onions
  13. Three Beetroot
  14. Collection Four Vegetables
  15. Unusual Container of Cress

 

STRATHARDLE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY TROPHY

CLASS 10

A Mineral Bucket of unharvested carrots to be harvested by the judge on show day.  NO AGE LIMIT.

 

MANDY DUNCAN CUP FOR MOST OUTSTANDING CHILD’S EXHIBIT

CLASS 11 Children's Section
(please state age on exhibit )

AGE 5 AND UNDER

  1. (a) Collage of Favourite Farm Animal

6- 8 YEARS:

  1. A Handwritten Poem with an illustration A4
  2. 3D Bridge of any medium

9-11 YEARS:

  1. A Drawing of a Roald Dahl Character
  2. Three Decorated Biscuits
  3. Sock Puppet

 

BALNALD CUP FOR MOST POINTS IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL AGE SECTION

Secondary

  1. Three Pieces of Rocky Road
  2. Individual Pizza
  3. Bottle of Fruit Smoothie
  4. Painted Stone
  5. An A4 sheet of decorated gift wrap with matching tag
  6. An edible Garnish

First Prize £2.00 (3 points) Second Prize £1.50 (2 points) Third Prize £1.00 (1 point)

TROPHIES:
Jubilee Rosebowl Special Prize
Sinagoca Cup for most points
Elizabeth Cairns Quaich Best Exhibit in Classes 1 to 5
Mary Milne Memorial Trophy Class 6
Balfour Cup Handcrafts Classes 7 to 8
Glenisla Shield Best Exhibit in Classes 7 to 8
Evans Cup Flowers Class 9(a) to 9(b)
Inchyra Cup Vegetables Class 9(i) to 9(n)
Coronation Cup: Best Exhibit in Class 9
The Mandy Duncan Cup: Most Outstanding Child's Exhibit
The Balnald Cup for most points in secondary section

SALES TABLE in aid of funds
CAKE, CANDY, PRESERVES will be gratefully accepted.


RULES

1 - Entry Forms and Fees must be in by 22nd August 2016.
2 - Entries to be at Marquee by 9.30am on 27th August with labels firmly attached and named.
3 - Entries unlabelled and un-named will be disqualified.
4 - An individual may only make one entry in any category
5 - The decision of the judges will be final.
6 - Three prizes will be given for each class dependent on number of entries
7 - Children’s Section – Entries free
8 - All entries must be removed between 4.30pm and 5.00pm on the day of the Games
9 - All competitions open to residents in the Show area with the exception of the Children’s Section

 
Home Industries Cups