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During the Jiggy with the Piggy Festival, May 3-4, the teams participating in the Kansas City Barbeque Society competition also competed in a dessert contest. A hundred community leaders judged the competition on Friday night.

This year’s dessert champions are:

Pies - Appearance

1st Place – Grate Smoke (Banana Cheesecake)
2nd Place – BB’s Smoke Shack (Key Lime Cheesecake)
3rd Place– House of Smoke (Salted Caramel Apple Cheesecake)
4th Place–2 Guys and A Chick (Oreo Cheesecake)


Pies - Taste

1st Place – BB’s Smoke Shack
2nd Place – Grate Smoke
3rd Place (tie) – House of Smoke and 2 Guys and A Chick

Cakes - Appearance

1st Place – Palmetto Pitmasters (Pecan Pie Cheesecake)
2nd Place – Smoke Monster BBQ (German Chocolate Cheesecake)
3rd Place– JL Smokers (Pecan Pie Cheesecake)
4th Place – Smokin Blue Q
5th Place Tie – Creekside Smokers NC and Grizzly Cornfed Barbeque

Cakes - Taste

1st Place – Smoke Monster BBQ (German Chocolate Cheesecake)
2nd Place – Palmetto Pitmasters (Pecan Pie Cheesecake)
3rd Place– JL Smokers (Pecan Pie Cheesecake)
4th Place – Creekside Smokers NC
5th Place – Grizzly Cornfed Barbeque
6th Place – Smokin Blue Q

Other Desserts Category – Taste & Appearance

1st Place – 270 Smokers (Bourbon Carmel)
2nd Place – Big Money BBQ (Pudding Cake)


City of Kannapolis employees also joined in the fun by competing for best dessert honors in a separate competition also judged by community leaders.


Employee Winners are:

Appearance
1st Place – Sandy Howell (Cheerwine Float Cake)
2nd Place – Ginger Overcash (Cherry Pound Cake)
3rd Place – Tina Cline (Red Velvet Trifle)
4th Place – Don Gray
5th Place Tie – Beth Hassenfritz and Lori Parker
6th Place – Renee Butler

Taste
1st Place – Tina Cline (Red Velvet Trifle)
2nd Place – Sandy Howell (Cheerwine Float Cake)
3rd Place Tie – Ginger Overcash (Cherry Pound Cake)
4th Place – Lori Parker
5th Place – Beth Hassenfritz
6th Place – Don Gray
7th Place – Renee Butler

 


Grate Smoke Banana Cheesecake

 


BB's Smoke Shack Key Lime Pie

 


Palmetto Pittmaster's Pecan Pie Cheesecake

 


Smoke Monster BBQ's German Chocolate Cake

 


270 Smokers Bourbon Caramel Cheesecake

 


Sandy Howell's Cheerwine Float Cake

 


Tina Cline's Red Velvet Trifle