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Sweet Relief! Cerritos Cupcake Camp Returns on Nov. 4

Last year's event was a huge success and this year's gathering looks to be even sweeter. All professional and amateur bakers and sweet tooth lovers are once again invited to participate in the Cerritos Cupcake Camp II on Nov. 4.

Do you love baking cupcakes? If so, the Soroptimist International of Artesia-Cerritos would love to have you join their 2nd Annual Cerritos Cupcake Camp on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Cerritos High School.

Professionals, amateurs and first-time bakers are welcomed to participate in the charity event. So put on your apron, grab your favorite recipes and get to baking! 

(To see a Patch video recap from last year's Cupcake Camp, click here.)

What You Need to Know

  • Deadline to submit registration form: Oct. 12, 2012 (Registration information can be emailed to cerritoscupcakecamp@gmail.com -- all registration forms can be downloaded from the Patch image carousel).
  • Minimum Full Size Cupcake Donations: 
    • For PROS: 150 for shared baker table or 300 for own table.
    • For AMATEURS: 4 to 6 dozen.
  • Arrival Time: Both amateur and professional bakers should arrive by 11:00 a.m. 
  • Cupcake Contest: All professional and amateur bakers have the opportunity to show off their amazing cupcakes by entering the cupcake contest. We will have separate contests for professionals and amateurs. (Note: In order to be eligible for cupcake judging, all cupcakes must be turned in by 11:30 a.m.)
    • There are three contest categories that you can enter:
      • Best of Show: based on overall best flavor, texture, and design
      • Most Unique Ingredient: based on creativity, taste, and texture
      • Best Decorated: based on creativity and design
    • Cupcake Contest Rules:
      • Cupcake flavor entered for contest does not need to be the same as the cupcakes for donation. 
      • Only one entry is allowed per baker per category. 
      • If entering the cupcake contest, baker must submit three cupcakes of each type for judging. 
  • Other Important Information for Bakers:
    • There will be room to store cupcakes under tables. 
    • All cupcakes must be completely decorated upon arrival. 
    • Each professional baker may bring assistants to help. 
    • All bakers must wear plastic gloves when handling cupcakes.
    • Amateur cupcakes will be placed on a community amateur baker table. Amateurs need to bring their cupcakes in disposable containers as we cannot promise to return containers

Community Invited to Attend the Event - $10 Donation for Six Cupcakes

The Cupcake Camp is FREE to attend, but event organizers are asking for a $10 donation, which will allow attendees to try six different delicious cupcakes.

There will also be a "Kiddy Corner," which will include face-painting by local artist Ace of Faces

Pre-sale tickets can be purchased now at  located at 11420 South St., in Cerritos. You can also contact Dr. Annalisa Fernando-Langit for tickets or more information on this event at cerritoscupcakecamp@gmail.com.

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