Monday, April 9, 2012

Enter the Birthday Cake Baking Contest on May 6th!


All of my New York readers are invited to enter a fabulous and fun birthday cake baking contest.

Henry Street Settlement is hosting a 145th birthday party for our founder, Lillian Wald, from 12 noon to 3 p.m. on May 6th at 265 Henry Street on Manhattan's Lower East Side.  A highlight of the celebration will be the cake baking contest.  We have some amazing judges:  Food Maven Arthur Schwartz, Rozanne Gold (of the Recipes 1-2-3 fame), a food editor from the Ladies Home Journal, the owner of Sugar Sweet Sunshine, a wonderful bakery on the Lower East Side, the founders of TheLoDownNY and more!


Birthday Cake Contest Rules
Limit of 20 entrants; one cake per entrant
Cakes must be dropped off at event by 1 p.m.
Any size or shape permitted
A list of ingredients must accompany the cake
Cakes will be judged on appearance, originality, taste and interpretation of the birthday party theme. 
Advance registration is required by May 3rd – email info@henrystreet.org with CAKE CONTEST in the subject line.

5 comments:

  1. Is there any sort of incentive/prize if one's cake is selected?

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    1. Beyond the thrill of winning? There will be three prizes awarded, and winners will receive a Henry Street tote bag, mug and a pound of delicious Workforce Blend coffee. Winners will also be featured on the Henry Street website and on this blog.

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    2. Pleased to note that winners will also receive a two-pound bag of Daisy All Purpose Flour -- an amazing product that will improve everything you bake!

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  2. My aunt sent me your blog and I really love the concept of cooking recipes from the past. Once I get off of my little diet (getting married soon), I will have to try a lot of these. Right now I'm eating a lot of raw desserts, which are very good, but nothing beats real butter. Joann, chickypea.com

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    1. Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! Yes, nothing does beat butter, but I'm curious about your raw desserts. Do you mean fruit?

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