Well, Sunday, August 26, celebrity judges met to taste all the finalists and chose their winner in each category.
***Drum roll please*** The winners are:
Best Taste – Savory -- Fernie’s Hoppin’ John Cake with Jackpot Sauce by Winter Family Concessions
Ingredients include black-eyed peas, white rice, spicy smoked sausage, green onions and a secret blend of special spices combined with bread crumbs and eggbeaters and formed into a cake. The cake is breaded in an egg wash that includes flour and panko bread crumbs. It is then deep fried then topped with a zingy black-eyed pea relish and garnished with pickled okra. It's served with a side of Jackpot Sauce.
Most Creative -- Cotton Candy Taco by Justin & Rudy Martinez
The shell is a graham cracker waffle cone batter pressed into a crunchy taco shell shape. The inside of the shell is coated with a marshmallow glaze stuffed with chocolate, toasted marshmallow and organic cane sugar cotton candy. We then top it off with chocolate cookie crumbles and two chocolate cream-covered biscuit sticks with marshmallows.
Best Taste – Sweet -- Arroz con Leche (Sweet Crispy Rice) by the Garza Family
Start with a fried cinnamon-spiced rice ball coated in crispy puffed rice cereal. It is then sprinkled with powdered vanilla and a scoop of vanilla ice cream. It's drizzled with a caramel sauce and powdered cinnamon.