Superbunker, Machine Project and Make Magazine present: DORKBAKE!
giant robot illustrated by Richard Horne for “How to Survive a Robot Uprising”.
- Teams or individuals will construct ovens using only the heat of a standard 100-watt incandescent bulb.
- The name â€œEasy-Bake Ovenâ€ is property of Hasbro and shall not be mentioned again.
- Oven makers shall create a food item at home with said oven.
- Item must be large enough for four judges to each have a taste.
- Home baked goods may use any ingredients, but…
- You’ll probably want to practice with the Standard Ingredients which will be provided in the final bake-off.
- On Feb 3rd, registered contestants will bring ovens and pre-cooked items to Machine Project
- Each oven-item combination shall be judged on engineering, tastiness and presentation.
- All ovens will remain on display at Machine.
- The chosen finalists will compete in a public bake-off.
Compete in Final Bake-Off
- Within the time limit and under the full glare of public attention, each finalist oven team must mix and cook an item.
- A standard 100 watt light bulb will be provided for use in the final bake off
- Only the Standard List of Supplied Ingredients may be used in the final bake-off
- While the items are baking, a representative of each oven must give a brief presentation
- Presentation may be about the oven technology, cooking techniques, history of cupcakes, the recipes of Nikola Tesla or anything else the person/team considers relevant.
- Props and costumes are encouraged.
- Each finalist shall be judged on engineering, tastiness, presentation and overall zazz.
- Prizes include subscriptions to MAKE and CRAFT, a free class at Machine, electronic kits and other goodies.
The Dorkbake FAQ is here
Register now to DORKBAKE
Feb 3rd, 2007
Registration is $13.37
To pay by check:
mail a check made out to Machine Project for $13.37 to:
PO Box 26900
Los Angeles, CA 90026