Monday, March 2, 2009
Let's Eat Cake- Results!!!
Let’s Eat Cake! was filled with 36 beautiful cakes created by talented bakers in the Southern region. From as far north as Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and all of Florida. We were completely blessed by the out pouring of suport by the baking community!!
The judges studied these cakes, inside and out!! They tasted and studied, and tasted again!
The winners for the amateur category were:
Tastiest: Maria Rizzo – This Italian inspired cake was simple yet elegant with the words “Amor Est Vitae Essentia” meaning “love is the essence of life.”
Most Beautiful and Creative: Cynthia Richardson – This cake was decorated with a beautifully unique design inspired by shades of mocha and ivory.
Crowd’s Favorite: Melanie Judge – The crowd fell in love with this romantic white cake.
Best of Show: Melanie Judge - This four-tier white cake was surrounded by tall pink tulips that were gathered by a big pink bow.
The winners of the professional category were:
Tastiest: Ritz Carlton-Naples – This seven-layer cake was inspired by a spring theme and topped with sugar butterflies and colorful flowers.
Most Beautiful and Creative: Cakes by Lisa – This teal and silver cake was decorated with a fancy swirl design and stood beautifully on a silver cake stand.
Crowd’s Favorite: Unique Cakes by Frances – This cake was blue and silver in a castle-like shape and had a pumpkin carriage on top.
Best of Show: Heavenly Cakes by Neil – This amazing cake was embellished with intricate details topped with fresh cut roses!
More on Let's Eat Cake! to come, the crowds, the people, the auctions...
All Photos by: Powers Photography