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Art of the Cake Competitions
Exhibit Hall – Pastry Studio

Bakery, pastry and dessert pros competed in Creative Cake Decorating, NEW! Cheese Head Cheese Bread Challenge, Ultimate Donut Duel, Art of the Bread, Dessert Display Table Competition, NEW! Best of the Midwest Pie Contest and Extreme Cake competitions.

2018 Competition Results

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Extreme Groom’s Cake
Bring your undeniable creativity to life in this competition that showcases cake designs fit for a groom.
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Extreme Wedding Cake Challenge – Fondant
Originate and develop cakes of this art form only you can imagine and make a reality.
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Extreme Wedding Cake Challenge –

A chance to have your skill, talent and originality judged in this extreme competition showcasing wedding cake artistry.
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Creative Cake Decorating Competition
Bring your artistic perspective and Pastry Arts aptitude to impress for the 2018 theme “Holidays.”
Donut Duel photo

Wisconsin’s Ultimate Donut Duel
Create bold flavors and a twist on the classics for incredible bites of this versatile treat.
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Art of the Bread
Challenge yourself and your bakers to get creative and compete in the WBA’s first Art of the Bread competition in both Sculpted Bread & Braided Bread categories.
Cupcake Warrior photo

Dessert Display Table Competition
From weddings to birthday parties, dessert tables are showing up everywhere. The display is almost as important as the desserts themselves! Create your “Modern Tea Party” in 2018.
  Cupcake Warrior photo

NEW! Best of the Midwest Pie Contest
Bake your favorite fruit pie and enter it in the Best of the Midwest Fruit Pie contest!
Cupcake Warrior photo

NEW! Cheese Head Cheese Bread Challenge
Known as the legendary Wisconsin bread, the chewy, cheesy, ooey-gooey Cheese Bread is the ultimate Cheese Head snack!

If you have any questions about bakery programming or competitions, please contact Jessica Hoover at info@wibakers.com.

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More information: www.wibakers.com or contact info@wibakers.com or (800) 542-2688

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