Soda Bread Judging Sheet

Baking Contest

 


Entry #                                    


Category:                                                              


 

(scoring: 1 = poor, 3 = fair/average, 5 = excellent)

 

External Characteristics:

 


Round Shape:        pts


 


Cross Present:        pts


 

Cross Depth (approx 1/3)              pts

 

Baking Characteristics:

 


Evenly Browned:  _           pts


 


Hollow sound when tapped on the bottom:      pts


 

Handling Characteristics:

 


Breaks Easily:         pts


 


Slices Easily:          pts


 

Internal Characteristics:

 


Bread Texture;        pts


 

Flavor:

 

Includes slight soda taste:                                   pts

Point Total, Characteristics:               pts

Traditional Requirements:

Any ingredient other than salt, flour, baking soda, buttermilk

or sour milk and butter, -3 pts                          

 

Sweet taste, -3 pts

 

Cake-like crumb or texture -3 pts                      

 


Final score:

(Characteristic score minus deductions)          pts