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

Decorator’s Delight:

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!

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