Charleston, Virginia – Mrs. Kathy Justice announced the West Virginia Birthday Cake Contest in her office to mark the state’s 159th birthday.
West Virginia residents are invited to create and submit original cake recipes, according to a Justice Department announcement. One recipe was chosen and designated as the “official” West Virginia Birthday Cake, which is served each year on June 20th to celebrate statehood.
“This is just another way to celebrate West Virginia and the creative people who live here,” said Mrs. Kathy Justice. I am so excited to choose a recipe that truly celebrates.”
Recipes should use ingredients and methods that remind participants of West Virginia. Recipe submissions must include:
- cake ingredients list
- steps to make cake batter
- Ingredient list for icing glaze
- Instructions for making cake icing or glaze
In addition, participants were able to suggest special toppings and decorations for the cake, describe the recipe in detail, and explain why the cake was the perfect choice to be designated the “official” birthday cake of West Virginia. increase.
One grand prize winner will be selected and other prizes will be awarded at West Virginia’s Birthday Celebration on June 20th.
Participants must enter online here. birthday cake contest entry
The deadline for submissions is June 7, 2022.