girls Night Out: Pink Dessert Wars

girls Night Out: Pink Dessert Wars

Last Tuesday night I attended “Pink Dessert Wars”, a local fundraiser support Breast Cancer Research. For a mere $10 we were treated to samplings of pink-themed treats created by a number of different local bakeries. My friend Sarah, who writes for a college newspaper joined me and we absolutely stuffed ourself on sweets of all sorts; cakes, cupcakes, brownies, parfaits, you name it, we inhaled it.

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I love going to these kinds of events and I try to support local shops. One of my favorite bakeries, Whipped, was there. They were located right next door to the Old Town Commercial Association (where I did my graphic design internship). Let’s just say that I became very familiar with their cookies and mini cupcakes.  Whipped offering for the night is pictured below. Raspberry cupcakes. Delicious. Although that raspberry jam/topping thing was a bit strong.

128The event was sponsored by Pioneer Sugar. They came up with some lovely centerpieces. Well done decoration committee, well done.

My favorite dessert of the night was from Bake N’Cakes. They had a scrumptious pumpkin and maple parfait. It was a nice change from all the overly sweet treats all the other bakeries brought.13 14

Here’s a shot of me with the sugar centerpiece. Because, why not. I wore my best “cupcake” dress, because I don’t have a lot of pink in my wardrobe.


We had a great time and I hope that they put on this event next year. I didn’t make it through all the samples, I fell into a sugar coma about halfway through. My boyfriend ended up demolishing the few samples I managed to get in my to go box. Next time, I’ll fast the entire day leading up to it and then just have sugar for dinner. Sounds like an excellent plan.

  • Sounds like a great event for an even greater cause. Everything looks amazing!

  • This sounds like a lot of fun! There used to be ‘Cupcake Wars’ that I would attend when I still lived in Milwaukee. It was so much fun to taste all the different cupcakes and enter the raffles!

    • that sounds fantastic. I love cupcakes. Especially mini-cupcakes. Then I can eat a bunch on not feel so horrible about it

  • Andrea

    This looks delicious! Yummy!

  • oh my gosh. i want to go there please. i dont suffer from sugar comas so i would eat ERRYTHAN.

  • YUM. What a fun event– lots of food and generosity is totally my scene! Thanks for sharing these photos :)

  • I’m starving right now and all those look de-lish! What a cool event! Ok, I’m off to grab something sweet now.

  • Those all look amazing!!! Thank God I’m already eating a cupcake or I’d have to go and get one lol

  • What a fun event for a great cause! Those desserts look amazing!

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