Fifth annual Fruitcake Bake-off to be held in Dexter

Posted Nov. 16, 2012, at 2:56 p.m.
Last modified Nov. 16, 2012, at 3:53 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 1:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Location: Dexter, Maine

For more information: 207-924-7292

DEXTER, Maine — The Abbott Memorial Library will be decorated for the holiday season and for the fifth annual  Fruitcake Fanciers Bake-Off on Saturday, Dec. 8.

Contestants should register in advance by calling the library at 207-924-7292.  Copies of contest rules are available at the library.    Fruitcakes should be delivered to the library before 1:30 p.m.  Judging will commence at 2 p.m.

First place, $25, second place, $15 and third place, $10. If the winning recipe comes out of a cookbook owned by the library, the prize money will be doubled.

The public is invited to attend and sample some of the cakes baked by local residents.