National Culinary event The Merbein Great
Australian Vanilla Slice Triumph is a culinary event which incorporates the
National Vanilla Slice and National Dried Vine Fruit Baking competitions for
professionals through to amateur bakers.
The event also has public cooking demonstrations,
a public viewing of competition entries, a foodie festival and thousands of
vanilla slices on sale. The event is held on the third Saturday in August and
in 2016 will be held on Saturday 20 August.
competitions have sections have sections that range from Professional through
to Amateur, with categories of Vanilla Slice, Innovative Vanilla Slice, Sultana
Muffin, Sunmuscat Slice and Plum Pudding.