Nostalgia Cupcakes Win DC's First Cupcake Contest

Because We (the royal "we") couldn't be there for the contest, the Cupcake Princesses...Deb and Meg (see below)...took over for the Cupcake Queen last night at the Washington Club, location of DC's First Cupcake Contest! Nostalgia Cupcakes from Annapolis won the contest!

Meanwhile, CQ was sharing a beautiful dinner with University of Maryland Pres. and Mrs. Mote and other awardees of the President's Distinguished Service Award and the President's Medal. We had such a great time that I hardly missed not being at the Cupcake Contest! Meanwhile, everyone at the dinner was asking for cupcake updates!

Everyone had a great time! The cute little skull and crossbones thinggies are from Martha Stewart!
These were the cupcakes I made for the event:

You're the One for Me Cupcake
(Vanilla Cupcake with Chocolate Frosting)

I Need You in My Life Cupcake
(Chocolate Cupcake with Vanilla Frosting)

I Love the Way You Look at Me Cupcake
(Cranberry, Apricot, Date, Walnut, Pecan, Almond Cupcake with Vanilla Rum Frosting)

It was definitely a fun day all the way around!

Thanks for all your good wishes!



  1. Anonymous2:42 PM

    Always a winner in my heart—and tummy.

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  3. Congrats Cupcake Queen. My friend was entered as an amatuer and was located right beside your table. Unfornetly all of your cupackes were gone by the time I went around to your table but your Cupcake princesses were very friendly. Congrats again but you have a new blog reader in me Thanks, Wayne

  4. So fun. I didn't realize that people were that into cupcakes. I made some pretty fun ones last year that you might like.

  5. Wow- that's awesome that you guys were in that! Especially when all the others were bakeries! Congratulations for getting your name out like that! Your cupcakes look and sound fantastic. :D

  6. Anonymous3:08 AM

    I'm so proud that you entered this contest! I did read that you got the most points for your vanilla cupcake! Yea!!! Way to go!! Love you!! Kimbo

  7. Anonymous8:42 PM

    I think it's great that you entered, CQ! What a fun contest to judge.

  8. Your cupcake pictures look fantastic...Or members of are looking for dessert recipes...maybe you can post some of your recipes on the site... I am sure the members would be very greatful...thanks


  9. Congratulations on the win!