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Local Bakers Gear Up For Cupcake Smash 2013

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(One of the entrants for Cupcake Smash 2012. Credit: Philabundance)

(One of the entrants for Cupcake Smash 2012. Credit: Philabundance)

Tim Jimenez Tim Jimenez
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By Tim Jimenez

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- For the third straight year, cupcakes are taking over Northern Liberties at an event benefiting Philabundance.

On Saturday, April 27th, from 2 to 5 p.m. it’s Cupcake Smash 2013 at the Piazza at Schmidt’s.

Marlo Delsordo is the spokeswoman for Philabundance.

She said the event has, “amateur bakers and professional bakers featuring their yummy, delectable cupcakes for all to taste as well as cocktails and beverages.”

DelSordo also said these aren’t your everyday concoctions, “last year, people loved the idea of combining the sweet with bacon. We had a jack-rabbit bacon cream cupcake. We also had Applewood chocolate chip cupcakes.”

Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door with the proceeds benefiting Philabundance’s effort to feed the hungry.

“Last year Cupcake Smash provided 15,000 meals and we’re making the goal 20,000 meals this year,” Delsordo said.

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