Dark Rich Fruit Cake Competition Conditions of Entry
Steward/Volunteer at a Local Show – Expressions of Interest

    This competition is a test of skills in the fine art of baking a Dark Rich Fruit Cake for those who wish to maintain a heritage culture which has been renowned for generations.

    A set recipe is not provided – exhibitors are permitted to use their own tried and proven recipe in accordance with the Queensland Ag Show rules.

    The competition begins at the local show. Winners of the Dark Rich Fruit Cake local show competition are eligible to enter the Sub Chamber competition. The winner of each Sub Chamber is then eligible to be judged at the State Finals.

    Only one entry from each Sub-Chamber is permitted. For more information about local shows, please visit the Contact Shows page.

    All exhibits for the State final must be a 500g mixture, made with approximately 2.25kg of fruit, and will be displayed at the State Finals hosting show. 


    2019Sandra WyattNear North Coast
     2018Robert UllmannNear North Coast
    2017 Patricia MurphySouth East Queensland
     2016 Loretta VollDarling Downs
    2014Barbara HapgoodNorth Queensland
    2013Barbara HapgoodNorth Queensland
    2012Manny SorelyDarling Downs
    2011Loretta HetheringtonBurnett
    2010Isabell MatherNorth Queensland
    2009Edna O’NeillSouth Burnett