Cupcake Joy, 2022 Edition

Enjoy a photo gallery from the 7th Annual Ithaca Cupcake Baking Contest, held in the Commons on October 15, 2022

Aušra Milano and friend receive an Honorable Mention award for their Chai Latte Cupcakes

Julia and Taylor from Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity work the registration table

Laurie and Skip Knoll hang The Sophie Fund banner in the Bernie Milton Pavilion

Megan Martinez enters her Grand Prize Award-winning Tiramisu Bouquet Cupcakes

Megan Martinez’s 1st Place cupcakes

Emcee Carley Robinson of the Civic Ensemble

Akiko Cliteur’s Baked Cheesecake and Swan Cream Puff Cupcakes

Akiko Cliteur receives 2nd Place Award

Maddie Ulrich briefing the registration team

Ayumi Pereira’s Matcha Green Tea Cream-Filled Cupcakes

Ayumi Pereira receives 3rd Place Award

Katy Holloway’s S’more Cupcakes Please! Cupcakes

Katy Holloway receives the Youth Award

Suzuki violinists from Ithaca Talent Education

Kristina LaPage’s Sweet Bee’s Honey-Maple Cupcakes

Mary Sever-Schoonmaker’s Root Beer Float Cupcakes

Suicide Prevention & Crisis Service’s You Matter Cupcakes

Remarks by Crystal Howser of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Greater Central New York

Remarks by Kathy Taylor of NAMI Finger Lakes

Question of the Day!

Anna Brown receives the Most Fulfilling Award for her Payasam Cupcakes

Cy Centano-Pearlman receives the Peachy Keen Award

Suzanne Beltz’s Gingerbread and Mango Cream Cheese Cupcakes

Takoda Warner’s Layer Cake Cupcakes

Scott MacLeod, co-founder of The Sophie Fund, and Darrell Harrington, of Be Kind Ithaca

Cornell University volunteers

Final-round judges

Sponsors from Visions Federal Credit Union

Laurie Knoll and Virginia Cook

Event producer Cara Nichols from CRN Events

That’s a Wrap, Ithaca Commons!