Decadent Dessert Contest

Enter your best, most original and delicious egg recipe to win fabulous prizes!

Click HERE to download the entry form.


Contest includes 2 divisions:

  1. Adults 19 and up
  2. Students enrolled in grades 6-12
  • Entrant MUST be an Iowa resident
  • Participants non eligible: American Egg Board members, Iowa Egg Council members, staff and their immediate families, or anyone earning income for food preparation or recipe development.


  • Recipes must be originals.
  • Entrants may submit two recipes.
  • Recipes may only include desserts, and no cookies will be accepted.
  • Recipes must contain at least 4 eggs (in the form of whole eggs, yolks, or whites).
  • Eligible recipes will be judged on: taste, use of eggs, appearance/presentation and originality.
  • Recipes using raw egg will be disqualified.


  • Contest entry begins Friday, January 23, 2015
  • Contest entry deadline is Monday, March 16, 2015
  • All entries become the property of the Iowa Egg Council and will not be returned. Entry constitutes permission to edit, modify, adapt, publish and use the recipe in any way without further compensation.
  • By entering the contest, entrant agrees to abide by the final decision of the judges of the contest or the contest committee on any matter concerning the interpretation of the contest rules.
  • Taxes on prize money are the responsibility of the winners.
  • The top 5 finalists in each division will participate in a bake off on April 18, 2015 at Reiman Gardens in Ames. If a finalist does not participate in this event, he/she forfeits all winnings.
  • Written notification to the ten finalists will be postmarked by March 31, 2015. Finalists will also receive a phone call on that date.

Prizes (awarded in each division):

  • First Place: $750 cash prize
  • Second Place: $350 cash prize
  • Third Place: $250 cash prize
  • Fourth Place: $75 cash prize
  • Fifth Place:  $50 cash prize

Click HERE to download the entry form.