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Kentucky Electric Cooperatives 1951 cake baking contest: PHOTOS

J. T. Tupman of Columbia, Ky. during the 1951 cake-baking contest
Lawrenceburg, Ky - 1951 cake-baking contest
Owenton, Ky. - 1951 cake-baking contest
1951 cake-baking contest
Paintsville, Ky - 1951 cake-baking contest
Lawrenceburg, Ky. - 1951 cake-baking contest
Owensboro, Ky. - 1951 cake-baking contest
Owensboro, Ky. - 1951 cake-baking contest
1951 cake-baking contest(from left to right) J. T. Tupman, Billye Carroll, J. D. Brown
1951 cake-baking contest
1951 cake-baking contest
1951 cake-baking contest
J. T. Tupman the grand prize winner of the 1951 cake-baking contest with second and third place, Billye Carroll and J. D. Brown.
1951 cake-baking contest
1951 cake-baking contest
1951 cake-baking contest
1951 cake-baking contest
McKee, Ky. - 1951 cake-baking contest
1951 cake-baking contest
1951 cake-baking contest
1951 cake-baking contest

In honor of our December 2019 issue, which highlights recipes from electric cooperatives across Kentucky, here is a look at a cake baking contest from 1951. 

The Nash-Kelvinator Corporation was a sponsor of this contest which was held during the 5th annual statewide electric co-op meeting in Louisville.

The grand prize winner J. T. Tupman–of Columbia, Ky.–won a Kelvinator electric range. She made the best cake out of 22 entries.

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