2011 Cake Show: Junior Division

Junior (7 – 12 years): One category – not divided by style. Juniors may have an adult assist with baking the cake. Each junior must ice and decorate their own entry.

As with most of the divisions and categories, I didn’t photograph every entry. These are ones I liked or that caught my eye for some reason.

Colors Galore

Title: Colors Galore
by Ryanne
 
 
Doggy Park

Title: Doggy Park
by Sierra Shoatt (not sure if that’s really Shoaff, Shoatt, or Shoaft)
 
 
Weekend Grandpas

Title: Weekend @ Grandpas
by Joseph Peretiatto “Joey”
 
 
Baby Bugs

Title: Baby Bugs
by Lydia Good
 
 
Lucky Star

Title: Lucky Star
by Jordan Taylor
 
 
Mermaid Kingdom

Title: Mermaid Kingdom
by Anoushka Gupta
 
Mermaid Kingdom - work in progress

I had to include a copy of the photos that were displayed with the cake. I’m also trying not to squee like a fangirl about how adorable she is… I’m such a sucker for cakes and kids together (which reminds me, I still have to post photos of my borrowed children and their cakes after I finally get the competition photos all up).
 
 
I <3 Pets

Title: I ♥ Pets
by Yalantzi Gonzalez
 
 
cut the rope

Title: Om Nom!
by Ayanna Kent
(based on the game “Cut the Rope”)
I liked this one so much that I was sending a photo of it to all my friends before we even left the Junior section of the show.
 
 
Panda Bear

Title: Panda Bear
by Mark A. Villarreal
 
 
Ocean Life

Title: Ocean Life
Ocean and beach life depicted on sea shells
by Elyssa Gall (age 8)
 
 
Hoppy Easter

Title: Hoppy Easter
by Emma Griffith
And it’s a carrot cake too.
 
 
Girls Treasure Chest

Title: Girs Treasure Chest [sic.]
by Isabella
 

CAKE: Masters Division – Part Two

The Masters Division is for decorators who are experts in sugar art. They are known to blah, blah, blah… you know the drill.

Here are the last of the Master's Division photos.  There are only three cakes in this post, but I have a lot of photos of these three cakes stuffed in here, please be patient if it takes a few minutes to load.

It's all edible too…

Next is the winner for the Novelty Tiered Cake.  It has rats, lots of rats.

So are those little black coffee beans around the cake, or rat dropping?  Rat feces jokes aside, I thought this cake was rather cute.

The third cake is an absolute masterpiece.  It won first place for the Sculpture Cake in the Master's Division, first place for the entire Master's Division, and if I'm remembering correctly, it also won first place over ALL of the divisions.

Presenting the last horse of the competition:

This is a freakin' awesome cake.

There are still the Show Cakes and some of the demonstration cakes, and then that's it for this year.

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