2014 Pocono Cupcake Challenge

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Admission: Free
$10 for 4 Cupcakes
To Benefit United Way of Monroe County

On the Grand Lawn of The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort
12 noon – 3pm

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PoconoCupcakeChallenge(Boy Pictured Above: Will Mecca)

Official Rules


The Party Shack
Riverside Rhythm
The Perk Up Truck
Kitchen Chemistry
Kilaresky Orthodontics
Sweet Riley’s Bakery


Lily Fischer – A Cupcake Wonderland
Past winner of TV’s Cupcake Wars

Nima Etemadi – A Cupcake Wonderland
Past winner of TV’s Cupcake Wars

Ady Abreau – Ady Cakes
Past Winner of TV’s Cupcake Wars

Special Note

Don’t forget to bring your cupcake carrier! Boxes will be $2 each at event.

Cupcake VendorsEntry to be judged is asterisked.

Kurt Cummings
Tobyhanna, PA
· Banana Pudding
· Key Lime Pistachio*
· Cappuccino

Renee Sommo
East Stroudsburg, PA
· Decadent Carrot Cake with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting*
· Chocolate with Chocolate Ganache
· Vanilla with Vanilla Buttercream

Desserts With Love
East Stroudsburg, PA
· Chocolate with Dulce de leche Filling and Chocolate Ganache*
· Vanilla with Buttercream
· Vanilla with Chocolate Icing

Richie Cancel, Jr
Stroudsburg, PA
· Coconut Hawaii*
· Strawberry Shortcake
· Blueberry Blast

Sean Thompson
Stroudsburg, PA
· Vanilla Apple*

Emma Kakes
East Stroudsburg, PA
· Funnel Cake Cupcake
· Cotton Candy
· Deep Fried Oreo Cupcake*

Amanda Bruchok
Stroudsburg, PA
· Watermelon*
· Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
· Le Orange S’more

Susy Q’s Cupcakes
East Stroudsburg, PA
· Chocolate Peanut Butter
· Peanut Butter & Jelly*
· Chocolate with Red Wine Buttercream

“The Golden Girls Bakery”
Effort, PA
· Oreo Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownie Cupcake “The Ultimate Dessert”*
· Lemon Mocha
· Chocolate Hazelnut with Vanilla Bean Icing

Petit’s Custom Creations
Newton, NJ
· Campfire Cupcake*
· Thin Mint Cupcake
· Tagalong Cupcake

Little Miss Cupcake
Stroudsburg, PA
· Fudgey Mochachino*
· Strawberry Shortcake
· Cheesecake Fondue

Kupkake Kandi
Palmerton, PA
· Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge*
· Coconut Bliss
· Pumpkin Pecan with Spiced Honey Buttercream

Bangor, PA
· Vanilla Bean Pistachio*
· Chocolate Chianti
· Pecan Potato Chip

Hattie Pearls’ Cupcakery
Bangor, PA
· Bananas Foster*
· Snicker’s
· Peanut Butter Cup

Mollie Kester
Wilkes-Barre, PA
· Bacon French Toast
· Peanut Butter S’mores
· Midnight Snack*

Tammy Miles
Albrightsville, PA
· Chocolate*
· Vanilla
· Peanut Butter

Brittany Novinski
Bartonsville, PA
· Apple Cinnamon*
· Falls Best (Pumpkin Spice)
· Pink Champagne

Babby Cakes Bakery
Scranton, PA
· Pink Champagne
· Chocolate Chambord with Chocolate Ganache*
· Flourless Chocolate with Salted Caramel

Meredith Mecca and Jessica Dokecher
Long Pond, PA
· French Toast
· Apple Pie*
· S’mores

Chrisy Kolar
Stroudsburg Shoprite
Pocono Summit, PA
· Strawberry Margarita*
· Pina Colada
· Mud Slide

Sharon Horrocks
Harvey’s Lake, PA
· Four Layer*
· Peanut Butter

Bonny Roberts
Stroudsburg, PA
· Sweet Potato Pie*
· Key Lime Pie

Desiree Eltringham
Frackville, PA
· Irish Car Bomb*
· Tiramisu
· Citrus Sunshine

Marlinda Reakes
Hemlock Creek, PA
· Maple Bacon Caramel Apple*
· Caramel Pecan Cinnamon Roll
· Banana Nut French Toast

Janette and Cassandra McHenry
Shickshinny, PA
· Chocolate Mousse Cupcake*
· Sweet Potato Cider Cupcake with Marshmallow Frosting
· Lemon Blueberry Cupcake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Robert Ford
Mahanoy City, PA
· Death By Chocolate
· Caramel Apple*
· Lemon Tear Drop

Cathann Lyon
Pocono Summit, PA
· Pina Colada
· Chocolate Turtle*
· Chocolate Peanut Butter Filled

Cresco, PA
· Deep Chocolate Peanut Buffet Cup
· Pumpkin Spiced Latte
· Hard Cider Cinnamon with Caramel Whiskey Apples and Cinnamon Butter Cream*

Sweet Riley’s Bakery
Stroudsburg, PA
· Gluten-Free Carrot with Cream Cheese*
· Banana Cream
· Chocolate with Peanut Butter

Heather Lewis
Levittown, PA
· S’mores
· Pumpkin Spice Latte
· French Toast*

Katona Lyn Miller
Scranton, PA
· Chocolate with Peanut Butter Mousse
· White Sugar with Whipped Cream and Fresh Fruit
· Cheesecake Stuffed with Black Raspberry Sauce Topping*

Tina Welker
Dillburg, PA
· Pumpkin Pie*
· Caramel Apple
· Pecan Pie

Sarah Binder
Weatherly, PA
· Pina Colada
· Watermelon Margarita*
· Fresh Mango

Anna Considine
Honesdale, PA
· Chocolate Peanut Butter
· Lemon Bliss*

Melissa Crawford
Springfield, PA
· Apple Pie Cupcake*
· Pumpkin Cupcake
· S’more Cupcake

Jess Kovalchik
Archbald, PA
· Pumpkin Chocolate Chip*
· Caramel Apple
· S’more

Jennifer & Jeffrey Donchez
Kutztown, PA
· Sweet Potato with Bacon Buttercream & Brown Sugar Bacon Strips*
· Broken Glass
· Mocha Cupcake

Beth & Kodi Clifford and Family
Brodheadsville, PA
· Bacon Chocolate
· Key Lime with Blackberry Frosting*
· Double Butterscotch

Maureen Evans-Kelly
Oxford, NJ
· Pineapple Pina Colada*
· Chocolate Chocolate
· Banana Sour Cream

Kristy Dadurka
Forty Fort, PA
· Red Velvet
· Oreo
· Fat Elvis*

Linda Trevethan and Julie McCarthy
Warrior Run, PA
· Red Velvet
· Banana Split*

Elizabelth Negvesky
Pocono Manor, PA
· Autumn Carrot Spice*

Nicole Andrews and Robert Fluck
Williamsport, PA
· Raspberry Tiramisu*
· Mint Chocolate
· Lemon Chiffon

Kelly O’Kakes
Greentown, PA
· Irish Car Bomb*
· Carrot Cake
· Monkey Business

Kasia Meeder
Nanticoke, PA
· French Toast with Maple Buttercream*
· S’mores

Keystone Confections
Tunkhannock, PA
· Chocolate-Chocolate with Raspberry Filling and Chocolate Frosting*
· Banana with Walnuts, Buttercream Icing
· Pumpkin with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Colleen Masucci and Samantha Beers
East Stroudsburg, PA
· French Chocolate Mint Macaroon
· Bienenstich “Bee Sting” Cake
· Passion Fruit & Raspberry*

Diane Brewster
Edwardsville, PA
· Chocolate Cake topped with Fudge & Mint Frosting Drizzled with Chocolate Syrup & Chips*
· Yellow Cake with Buttercream Frosting Drizzled with Butterscotch Crunch
· Yellow and Chocolate Cake with Chocolate, Cherry Topping

Elizabeth Mayers
East Stroudsburg, PA
· Lemon
· Red Velvet*
· Dark Chocolate Fudge

Marianne and Katt Fione
Throop, PA
· Pumpkin Crème Brulee
· Bacon Jam*
· Salted Caramel Apple

Tricia Turner
Stroudsburg, PA
· Lemon Drop
· Honey Lavender*
· Chocolate Grasshopper

Sweet Tooth Delights
East Stroudsburg, PA
· Snickers*
· Peanut Butter Cups
· Almond Joy

Stephanie Scavone
Wapwallopen, PA
· Banana Honey*
· Maple Pumpkin
· Salted Caramel Mocha

Sassy Sweet Darlin’s
Montrose, PA
· Chocolate Raspberry Seduction*
· Peanut Butter Overload
· Poppin’ Punkin’ Pie

Rockstar Cupcakes
Throop, PA
· Rockin’ Rockstar*
· Chunky Monkey
· Breakfast Surprise

Rebecca Sommers
Summit Hill, PA
· Chocolate with Peanut Butter
· Apple with Cinnamon Buttercream
· Triple Lemon (lemon cupcake, lemon filling, Swiss meringue lemon buttercream)*

Bobbi Holl
Pittston, PA
· Chocolate Chip
· Honey-Strawberry*

Amira Elsayed
Stroudsburg, PA
· Coconut Cream*
· Mango

Sherri Houghtaling
East Stroudsburg, PA
· Root Beer Float
· Chocolate Malt
· Banana Split*

Katie Pepe and Amy Zingone
Stroudsburg, PA
· Grapefruit*
· Caramel Apple

Charlene Hitchcock
Bartonsville, PA
· Lemon Meringue
· Banana Cream*
· Apple

Theatrical Gems
Canadensis, PA
· Sweet Potato Maple Peanut Butter*
· Banana Nutella

Dina Gilmartin
Lords Valley, PA
· Chocolate Caramel Pretzel*
· Pina Colada
· Lemon Kissed

2 Classy Cupcakes
Pocono Lake, PA
· Pumpkin Spiced Latte
· Toasted Marshmallow
· Caramel Apple/Maple*

Kathleen Ramage
Oxford, NJ
· Cappuccino*
· Chubby Hubby
· Strawberry Daiquiri