FULTON, Ill. — The Education Committee of Fulton’s de Immigrant Windmill Area will host its sixth annual baking competition.
The bake-off entries will be received March 27 between 10 a.m. and noon. Each entry will include two like items for submission. One entry will be sold at a bake sale held during the final Wild Winter Wednesday at the Windmill Cultural Center this season. The other entry will be available for sampling and Best of Show voting March 28 from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m.
Coffee and mill flour treats have been available each Wednesday morning from December through March prior to the Wild Winter Wednesday programs.
This year’s competition will feature adult entries only. The entry fee is $10, which includes a bag of windmill flour of choice. Nine different types of flour are available at de Immigrant Windmill. Bakers may choose from wheat, ground as fine, cracked or unsifted; rye, ground as fine, unsifted or cracked; buckwheat, ground fine; flax; and cornmeal.
Entry forms may be picked up at the Windmill Cultural Center in Fulton any Wednesday from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. prior to March 28. A children’s bake off is planned for Fulton’s Fall Festival. For information on the bake off call Betty Wiebenga at (815) 589-3671 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.