Think you can make a mean cupcake? Then bring your best recipe, pastry bags, and unique ingredients to the Vancouver Cupcake Throwdown for validation. The local cupcake competition returns on Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 and if you’re not up for competing, you can certainly attend to enjoy all of the frosted and buttercream goodness.
Admission to the event, taking place at Fortune Sound Club, is $10 (plus fees) and they include four tasting tickets and a ballot to vote for your favourite cupcakes in a number of categories. Proceeds will go to the Friends of Raincity Housing, Five Star Footy Club, and Leaky Heaven Youth. The evening will be emceed by Erica Sigurdson with music from DJ Hebegebe.
Tickets are on sale now online and if you want to volunteer or sign up as a competitor/baker, email Stephanie (vancouver.cupcake.throwdown[at]gmail.com). Cupcakes are not baked on site. Amateur and professional bakers welcome.