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“Last year, we learned some things, and this year put on an even better event,” organizer Su Pak of IEShineOn.com said. “I appreciate all the bakers, vendors, volunteers and our sponsor California Cake Decorations & Supply Co. It shows there is support for this type of event. I also want to thank the organizations I worked with, California Riverside Ballet and Community Connect.” The two organizations received a portion of the proceeds from this event.
IEShineOn.com has announced the winners of this year’s Cupcake Fair. Cupcakes were judged in amateur and professional categories, with awards for the best overall and for the most unique ingredients.
The Inland Empire Cupcake Fair had two contests whose winners were determined by event guests. “Most Popular Cupcake,” went to [desi]gn cakes & cupcakes, whose Buffalo Chicken cupcake was voted the best. “Best Decorated Booth” went to Dreamy Little Cupcakes.
In the professional category, the first place Most Unique Ingredient winner was Viva Los Cupcakes, which won with their “Tamal con Mole” cupcake, which is a corn cake with mole frosting topped with a corn (tamal) shell. The Los Angeles-based cupcake baker Karina Jiminez, sells her products primarily at festivals throughout southern California.
Viva Los Cupcakes also took second place for Professional Best Overall for its Margarita cupcake.
Second place in the Most Unique Ingredient category was Simply Fancy Cuisine’s Hummingbird Cupcake, which is a southern-style cupcake topped with coconut and pineapple flowers. Simply Fancy Cuisine sells cupcakes and other bakery treats at the Redlands City Farmers’ Market and at the Grove Charter School Farmer’s Market, both of which take place in Redlands on Saturdays.
Third place in the Most Unique Ingredient category was KML Event’s Lemon Lavender Cupcake. KML Events is a mother-daughter events planning and catering team in Ontario, which also sells cupcakes on special orders and at various community festivals.
The Professional first place Best Overall winner was Queen Sin’s Cupcakes Caramel Macchiato cupcake. Queen Sin’s Cupcakes are available for purchase on an almost daily basis at Everything Sweet Cake and Candy Supplies, 1235 Indiana Ct., Suite 102 in Redlands, and can also be special ordered.
Third place professional best overall was MyCuppyLittleCake’s “Carrot Cuppycake.”
In the Amateur competition Cup2myCakes, is the Amateur Best Overall winner with her “Sock It To Me” cupcake. Her “Brown Sugar Kahlua” cupcakes took the prize for the Most Unique Ingredient cupcake
Second place Amateur Best Overall winner was Blukat Sugar Art, with “Double Chocolate cupcakes.” The winner described these cupcakes as made with double chocolate, dipped in chocolate ganache, frosted with chocolate whip cream frosting and topped with a chocolate covered strawberry.
The third place Amateur Best Overall was Jamie’s Cakes, which won with “Vanilla Coke” cupcakes.
“A tasty time was had by all,” said Pak.
For information on the next The Inland Empire Cupcake Fair “Cupcakes for a Call” call Su Pak at (909) 257-8862 or go email firstname.lastname@example.org
“The Inland Empire Cupcake Fair is back for more delicious fun! We’ve learned a few things since last year’s Premiere event and we’re excited to say this year is going to be bigger and better,” said Su Pak event creator and founder of IEShineOn.com.
Last year’s bakers included not only the best bakers in the Inland Empire but also the best cupcake baker in the United States! Desiree Massei from Design Cakes & Cupcakes, a three time Cupcake Wars winner and Casey’s Cupcakes also a Cupcake Wars winner.
Pak not only shares the cupcakes she shares the wealth. “This year, proceeds from the Inland Empire Cupcake Fair will benefit Community Connect and California Riverside Ballet.”
Pak has partnered with some great community organizations. “We’re proud to be working with the Riverside Downtown Partnership, the Riverside Convention Center and Dameron Communications,” said Pak.
“We are so excited to be in the fabulous, brand new Riverside Convention Center with the latest and greatest technology and comforts. We think our guests are going to love having it there. We plan to have the IE Cupcake Fair at the Riverside Convention Center for the next five years!” said Pak.
The IE Cupcake Fair is a family event with cupcake tastings, professional and amateur baking competition, live entertainment, a spa zone with free massages, a kid’s zone with professional babysitters from Seeking Sitters Inland Empire and a free photo booth hosted by Shutter Cubby.
Tickets go on sale Wednesday, February 25th. Visit IEShineOn.com for packages including VIP early entry specials and group rates.
Sponsored by IEShineOn.com, a website for finding the best dining, shopping, attractions and fun events in the Inland Empire. The Inland Empire Cupcake Fair is also sponsored by Key Sponsor California Cake Decorations & Supply Co. in Redlands
“Event, booth, table space and sponsorships are available but are filling up fast,” said Pak. “The response from bakers and vendors has been excellent.”
For more information call: Su Pak (909) 257-8862 or go to IEShineOn.com/cupcakes.
Enjoy the slide show from last years Inland Empire Cupcake Fair in Riverside, CA
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