'But the dog ate my ... cake'
It was a case of "the dog ate my homework" for Ms Lin Griffiths when she entered the Country Women's Association Umina Beach branch cake competition on January 30.
Ms Griffiths would have won second prize in the section for her peach blossom cake, if the dog had not eaten it.
Ms Margaret Key cooked the winning peach blossom cake.
In the fruit cake section, Ms Lucy Heighington won, with Ms Wendy Goswell second and Ms Kay Kennaugh third.
Ms Celia O'Meara won the plain buttercake section, with Ms Fiona Duckworth second.
Ms Coral Pawelko came third and also won the steamed fruit pudding section.
Ms Doreen Moulds was winner of the tomato relish section, with Ms Duckworth second and Ms Pawelko third.
Ms Duckworth was winner of the orange tarragon jelly competition with Ms Griffiths runner-up.
Ms O'Meara won the spicy fruit chutney section with Ms Duckworth runner-up.
In the under-12s jam drop competition, William (10) came first and Elizabeth (11) came second.
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