Lone Entrant in Baking Contest Ranks Second An English grandmother named Jenny Brown entered her town's cake-baking contest. Her entry, a Victoria Sponge, was quickly gobbled up and awarded second place. Thing is, she was the only one to enter the contest. Judges took off points because of marks from the oven rack.
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Lone Entrant in Baking Contest Ranks Second

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RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

An English grandmother named Jenny Brown entered her town's cake-baking contest with a Victorian Sponge, quickly gobbled up and awarded second prize. Thing is, she was the only one to enter the contest. Judges took off points because the cake had marks from the oven rack. Brown says she was not annoyed and recalled a previous cooking contest where she was also the only entrant. That time her fruit scones came in third.

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