Iron Cupcake is back!!

March 5th, 2014

After some time off, Iron Cupcake is back!

Iron Cupcake – Spring! – Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Registration is now open!All past competitors are welcome to register.

Secret Ingredient; theme of Spring

What is Iron Cupcake?

Iron Cupcake is a cupcake challenge open to the public which has a similar concept to that of Iron Chef. A “secret ingredient” is announced and the competitors must somehow incorporate it into their cupcakes. Cupcakes will be made ahead of time and brought in a finished state to the competition. There will be points awarded on presentation, taste and creativity. Iron Cupcake was started in the US and is not only popular there but in Europe as well. We are the first to bring this exciting franchise to Canada! For more details on where Iron Cupcake got it’s start visithttp://www.ironcupcakemilwaukee.com/

Competition date: Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Judges:  You! The attendees

REGISTRATION:

Now open to registrations!

If you plan to compete, please register by emailing ironcupcake@fortheloveofcake.ca your full name, phone # and either call 416-306-6446 or use paypal to submit your entry fee.
The entry fee is $15 which you can pay in person at our bakery or by credit card over the phone. There will be a cover of $5 for non-contestantants – you get to sample and judge the cupcakes entered to pick the winner! Why is there a fee to register? Well, it tells us that you are serious about entering, there will be prizes awarded, refreshments and it just helps us cover the costs of hosting the event.

Who Can enter Iron Cupcake:

The competition is open to everyone from the amateur home baker to professionals.


CUPCAKES:

Please bring at least 1 regular sized cupcake for your display – this will be judged on appearance

4 dozen mini sized cupcakes which will be judged on taste. You will also get to try the other competitors entries! Non-participants will be able to sample as well.


PRESENTATION:

Feel free to bring props – within reason - to better tell your cupcake’s story. Please bring a small sign stating the content of your cupcake. **Also please note if it contains nuts**
This is considered part of your presentation.
Please DO NOT put your name on the sign. The 4 dozen mini cupcakes will not be included in your display as they will be in a different area to give out for tasting, however, you may make extras to include in your display.


RECIPE:

You may bake your cupcakes from scratch or doctor up a box mix. It is your choice.
You are not required to submit your recipe.

LOCATION:

We will be holding the event in the 2nd floor lounge of our building. Please come to the bakery first to either sign in or buy your ticket. 171 East Liberty Street unit 117 1-3pm


TIME:

Bakers must arrive at 12:00pm to set out your cupcakes, doors open to the public at 1pm and judging will commence shortly after, awards will be announced by 3:00pm.

CHECK-IN:

When you arrive, please check in to register your name and the name of your cupcake and to receive your voting letter to be placed on your sign.

VOTING PROCEDURE:

Each cupcake will be judged by competitors and all in attendance.

There will be awards for best overall, best presentation and best tasting cupcake.

Prizes:

Iron Cupcake winner – bragging rights!
Iron Cupcake t-shirt
Extreme cakes mini calendar
more – check back soon for updates

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Iron Cupcake Spring – Winners

April 1st, 2012

Thanks again to everyone in attendance for another great Iron Cupcake!

I really have to say that at each and every event the displays that our bakers come with get more and more interesting and elaborate!

With this competition having the overall them of spring we have displays varying from “Spring Training” to gardens, easter eggs and hanging laundry.

Everyone did a fantastic job on both their cupcakes and displays.

Our overall winner was #5 Rachel Rivas, Best Frosting went to #8 Stacey Clare, favourite display wen to #11 Rosie Altomare and 2nd favourite display went to #1 Rachel Hoevenaars.

A special thank you to our volunteers who help us time and time again all for the love of cupcakes!

 

Iron Cupcake – Spring 2012

October 25th, 2011

Iron Cupcake – Spring!

Registration is now open!All past competitors are welcome to register.

Secret Ingredient; theme of Spring

What is Iron Cupcake?

Iron Cupcake is a cupcake challenge open to the public which has a similar concept to that of Iron Chef. A “secret ingredient” is announced and the competitors must somehow incorporate it into their cupcakes. Cupcakes will be made ahead of time and brought in a finished state to the competition. There will be points awarded on presentation, taste and creativity. Iron Cupcake was started in the US and is not only popular there but in Europe as well. We are the first to bring this exciting franchise to Canada! For more details on where Iron Cupcake got it’s start visithttp://www.ironcupcakemilwaukee.com/

Competition date: Sun, March 25th

Judges: TBA

REGISTRATION:

Now open to registrations!

If you plan to compete, please register by emailing ironcupcake@fortheloveofcake.ca your full name, phone # and either call 416-306-6446 or use paypal to submit your entry fee.
For our first challenge we will be limiting entries to the first 20. First come, first serve. The entry fee is $15 which you can pay in person at our bakery or by credit card over the phone. There will be a cover of $5 for non-contestantants – you get to sample and judge the cupcakes entered to pick the people’s chooice! Why is there a fee to register? Well, it tells us that you are serious about entering, there will be prizes awarded, refreshments and it just helps us cover the costs of hosting the event.

Who Can enter Iron Cupcake:

The competition is open to everyone from the amateur home baker to professionals.


CUPCAKES:

Please bring 1 regular sized cupcake for your display – this will be judged on appearance

4 dozen mini sized cupcakes which will be judged on taste. You will also get to try the other competitors entries! Non-participants will be able to sample as well.


PRESENTATION:

Feel free to bring props – within reason - to better tell your cupcake’s story. Please bring a small sign stating the content of your cupcake. **Also please note if it contains nuts**
This is considered part of your presentation.
Please DO NOT put your name on the sign. The 4 dozen mini cupcakes will not be included in your display as they will be in a different area to give out for tasting, however, you may make extras to include in your display.


RECIPE:

You may bake your cupcakes from scratch or doctor up a box mix. It is your choice.
You are not required to submit your recipe.

LOCATION:

We will be holding the event in the 2nd floor lounge of our building. Please come to the bakery first to either sign in or buy your ticket. 171 East Liberty Street unit 117 1-3pm


TIME:

Bakers must arrive at 12:00pm to set out your cupcakes, doors open to the public at 1pm and judging will commence shortly after, awards will be announced by 3:00pm.

CHECK-IN:

When you arrive, please check in to register your name and the name of your cupcake and to receive your voting letter to be placed on your sign.

VOTING PROCEDURE:

Each cupcake will be judged by our panel of judges, competitors and all in attendance.

Voting is based on 1/3 presentation, 1/3 taste and 1/3 creativity (how you incorporate the secret ingredient).
Ballots will be collected and tabulated to determine the winners. The Iron Cupcake Champion will be determined by our judges and the runner up will be chosen by attendees.

Prizes:

TBA

 

Iron Cupcake Apples – winners

October 18th, 2011

September’s (2011) Iron Cupcake – Apples was a great event with some fabulous entries.

Thank you to all of our competitors, volunteers and attendees for making this event possible!

Best Display went to entry #11 Kristen De Filippis

Second favourite display was #12 Amanda McIntyre

Best Tasting frosting was won by #14 Erin Harris

Winner of overall taste also went to #14 Erin Harris

Way to go bakers!! See below from some photos from this event. Registration is now open for November’s Iron Cupcake taking place on Sun, Nov 20th, 2011. Please email, call or come by for more details.

Iron Cupcake September – Apples!

August 5th, 2011

Registration is now open!All past competitors are welcome to register.

Secret Ingredient: Apples!

What is Iron Cupcake?

Iron Cupcake is a cupcake challenge open to the public which has a similar concept to that of Iron Chef. A “secret ingredient” is announced and the competitors must somehow incorporate it into their cupcakes. Cupcakes will be made ahead of time and brought in a finished state to the competition. There will be points awarded on presentation, taste and creativity. Iron Cupcake was started in the US and is not only popular there but in Europe as well. We are the first to bring this exciting franchise to Canada! For more details on where Iron Cupcake got it’s start visithttp://www.ironcupcakemilwaukee.com/

Competition date: Sunday, September 18th, 2011 1-3pm

Judges: TBA

REGISTRATION:

Now open to registrations!

If you plan to compete, please register by emailing ironcupcake@fortheloveofcake.ca your full name, phone # and either call 416-306-6446 or use paypal to submit your entry fee.
For our first challenge we will be limiting entries to the first 20. First come, first serve. The entry fee is $15 which you can pay in person at our bakery or by credit card over the phone. There will be a cover of $5 for non-contestantants – you get to sample and judge the cupcakes entered to pick the people’s chooice! Why is there a fee to register? Well, it tells us that you are serious about entering, there will be prizes awarded, refreshments and it just helps us cover the costs of hosting the event.

Who Can enter Iron Cupcake:

The competition is open to everyone from the amateur home baker to professionals.


CUPCAKES:

Please bring 1 regular sized cupcake for your display – this will be judged on appearance

4 dozen mini sized cupcakes which will be judged on taste. You will also get to try the other competitors entries! Non-participants will be able to sample as well.


PRESENTATION:

Feel free to bring props – within reason - to better tell your cupcake’s story. Please bring a small sign stating the content of your cupcake. **Also please note if it contains nuts**
This is considered part of your presentation.
Please DO NOT put your name on the sign. The 4 dozen mini cupcakes will not be included in your display as they will be in a different area to give out for tasting, however, you may make extras to include in your display.


RECIPE:

You may bake your cupcakes from scratch or doctor up a box mix. It is your choice.
You are not required to submit your recipe.

LOCATION:

We will be holding the event in the 2nd floor lounge of our building. Please come to the bakery first to either sign in or buy your ticket. 171 East Liberty Street unit 117 1-3pm


TIME:

Bakers must arrive at 12:00pm to set out your cupcakes, doors open to the public at 1pm and judging will commence shortly after, awards will be announced by 3:00pm.

CHECK-IN:

When you arrive, please check in to register your name and the name of your cupcake and to receive your voting letter to be placed on your sign.

VOTING PROCEDURE:

Each cupcake will be judged by our panel of judges, competitors and all in attendance.

Voting is based on 1/3 presentation, 1/3 taste and 1/3 creativity (how you incorporate the secret ingredient).
Ballots will be collected and tabulated to determine the winners. The Iron Cupcake Champion will be determined by our judges and the runner up will be chosen by attendees.

Prizes:

TBA

 



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