The Keystone College Hospitality Club hosted the seventh annual Cupcake Challenge on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 from 5-8 p.m. at Evans Hall in Hibbard Campus Center in La Plume Twp. All proceeds will benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. The event, which was open to the public, showcased hundreds of cupcakes from more than 25 local bakers who competed in three divisions, with participants voting to determine the region’s best cupcake.
Professional bakers attending included: Antonio’s Bakery by Sisile, Tunkhannock; Cangiano’s, Dickson City; Keystone Hospitality Business Management students; Lake Sheridan Bar and Grill; Mill City Dairy; Meghann Boylan, Clifford; Sodexo; Suzy Deskiewicz, Second Chance Bakery, Duryea; Wegmans, Stephanie Heimbrooke; The Radisson, Scranton.
Junior bakers included: GGR Cupcakes, Team Lakeland; Riley Bransfield; Ty Synder- PA Live Chef; Team Adam Davitt; Team Berlinski; Team Chloe; Team Cuzzo, McPartland, & Naniewicz, Bake the World a Better Place; and Team Swartz, Madeleine and Bridget.
Home bakers: Alyssa Clarkson, Montrose; Biggie & Smalls, Tunkhannock; Billie & Rachel, Neighborhood Bestie Bakers; Jennina Barrios; Kristen von Ahnen; Sherry Pritchyk Wade, Scott Twp.; the Leo’s; and Two Girls & a Cupcake, Keystone College students
Brian Fulton has been the librarian at The Times-Tribune for the past 15 years. On his blog, Historically Hip, he writes about the great concerts, plays/musicals and celebrity happenings that have taken place throughout NEPA. He is also the co-host of the local history podcast, Historically Hip. He competed and was crowned grand champion on an episode of NPR quiz show “Ask Me Another.” Contact: email@example.com; 570-348-9140; or @TTPagesPast