Sweet success on Sun., Nov. 23, 2014, 7 p.m. for the awards and tasting reception of the 4th-annual Long Beach Bake-Off. It was held at Bay Shore Church concert hall, 5100 E. The Toledo.
The contest entry and the tasting reception were $5 at the door.
Justin Rudd’s Community Action Team hosts this event with five categories: cakes, pies, cookies, bars/squares, and cupcakes.
Each first place winner received a $50 check for their favorite charity, school, or place of worship.
1ST: COOKIES: Lori Kesslak, Coconut Brown Butter Cookies
1ST: PIES: Francis Marotta, Pear Hazelnut Crumble Pie
1ST: CAKES: Kirsten Dominguez, Double Chocolate Torte
1ST: BROWNIES, BARS, SQUARES: Carol Gregerson, Oatmeal Bars
1ST: CUPCAKES, CAKE POPS: Casandra Sargent, Sweet Potato Cupcakes w/ Crushed Praline