Missouri State Fair, 2016


Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance




Missouri State Fair

August 13, 2016



Missouri State Fair Winners 2016 Family Heirloom Contest


Our Family Heirloom Recipe competition seeks your best made from scratch recipe of a family favorite never served to guests.  Maybe it is a favorite reuse of leftovers, something cobbled together because Mom’s doing laundry.  Can’t think of anything, well bring whatever you want. Recipe should originate before 1950.


Contestants brought a prepared dish along with a brief story of who passed the recipe down to them, ethnicity, if relevant, number of years the recipe has been in their family and any interesting information about their recipe.



Taste: 50%

History: 40%

Appearance: 10%



1st place – $150.,  2nd place – $100.,  3rd place – $50.



Competition was conducted on August 13th, these are the results:


First Prize:


Pat Finkes, Steelville, Missouri


Missouri State Fair 1st Winner 2016 Springerle Family Heirloom Contest



Second Prize:

Angel Pudding

Faye Hunton, Sedalia, Missouri


Missouri State Fair 2nd Winner 2016 Angel Pudding Family Heirloom Contest



Third Prize:

Pink Angel Food Cake

Stephanie Reed, Missouri