Yesterday, the Brooklyn Kitchen hosted ten entrants and a score of eager tasters in the First Annual Spring Cupcake Cookoff. We had six winners in three categories, in addition to the generally-elected Best in Show. The Judges were Taylor from the Brooklyn Kitchen, Melanie Schrimpe from Cheeks Bakery, and Joe Garden, future host of Late Night and writer for the Onion.
Check out the list of winners, after the jump…
Pure And Simple:
First Place: Karol’s Vanilla Cake with Vanilla Frosting with a Cherry on Top
Second Place: Gui’s Black Bottom Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting and Roses
First Place: Sarah’s Mexican Hot Chocolate
Second Place: Jean Marie’s Gum Paste Spring Flowers
Additions (Stuff in It):
First Place: Califia’s Orange Marmalade Cakes with Chocolate Truffle Frosting
Second: Alison’s Ginger-Infused Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Best in Show: The Mexican Hot Chocolate Cupcakes
Thanks to all who brought cupcakes, and ate cupcakes, I am definitely going to stop eating white sugar for at least two weeks. Whew!