The Butter Tart Taste-Off will bring pastry chefs to Peterborough�s Morrow Building during the Peterborough�s Farmers� Market on Saturday, September 24th, 2016. Bakeries from all over the Kawarthas-Northumberland region will compete for butter tart bragging rights.
Awards will be given for Best Overall Plain Butter Tart, Best Locally Sourced Tart, Best Gluten Free Tart, and the often-quirky-but-always-delicious Best Alternative Butter Tart.
Last year’s competition was fierce. As with this year, the Taste-Off saw awards given for best overall plain butter tart, best locally-sourced butter tart, best alternative butter tart and People�s Choice. The winners, in the same order, were Sweet Kitchen, The Whistle Stop, Yellow Cake Bakery and Doo Doo�s Bakery.
Rumour has it, this year will have these barons of butter tarts bringing some pretty whacky concoctions with them to the competition!
We spoke to one baker who was on a mission to combine the tangy-velvety taste of a lemon meringue pie with a butter tart, while another was attempting to fuse their favorite chocolate bar with a runny, pecan butter tart.
Needless to say, the tasting portion of the day is going to be amazing — whatever your preference.
OFFICIAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
9:30AM � People�s Choice Tastings and Judging
10:00AM � Best Overall Plain Butter Tart
10:30AM � Best Locally Sourced Tart*
*75% of the ingredients must be from Kawarthas Northumberland region
11:00AM � Best Alternative Tart
11:30AM � Best Gluten-Free Tart
12:00 Noon � People�s Choice & Category Winners announced
More information on the Butter Tart Taste-Off can be found here.