Ideal Festival Baking Competition’s final showdown saw Bibi Amadah binti Haji Awang Rusli and Nurulhuda binti Mohamed Said competing against each other with Nurulhuda crowned the winner. They were given two hours to assemble and decorate their cakes. Nurulhuda emerged victor with her cup shaped coffee salted caramel cake, while Bibi Amadah took second place with her coconut almond cake.
The competition was organised by Ideal Marketing (B) Sdn Bhd with the support from the Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Health, among others. The competition consisted of four home bakers.
Ideal Festival Event Manager Haji Abdul Halim bin Haji Osman said, “The goal of this event is in continuation to Ideal Group of Companies’ logo rebranding and hoping to create brand awareness for our farm fresh eggs.”
The event was intended to extend commercial relationships with clients and businesses, and help expose home bakers to improve their socio-economics as well as to enable them to demonstrate the quality of the eggs, exemplifying the motto ‘Good Eggs Bake Good Cakes’.
Acting Director of Agriculture and Agrifood at the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism Hajah Masliana Yuliah binti Abdullah, the guest of honour, launched the event at Little Soho in Batu Bersurat.
The four contestants were Bibi Amadah, Maisara Ahmad, Nurulhuda and Mona Adiliana binti Asmat. Their bakes were judged by general appearance, taste and creativity, by three professional pastry chefs.
Ideal Group Managing Director Haji Awang Ahmad Morshidi bin Pehin Orang Kaya Di-Gadong Seri Diraja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Abdul Rahman presented prizes.