Cake Baking Competition

birthday cakeThe Waterford Township Public Library turns 50 this year! Help us celebrate 50 years of library service by baking us a cake!

Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 7:00 pm in the Community Room.


Take a look at the rules of the competition, register for the contest here, then bake any kind of cake and bring it in to be shared and judged. The top three winners will take home cash prizes based on the ruling of 3 local celebrity judges.

1st place -- $75
2nd place -- $50
3rd place -- $25

Bring ten copies of the recipe you baked, noting if the cake contains any milk, nut, soy, wheat, or egg ingredients to alert people who may have food allergies. 


  • Bakers and recipe exchange participants must be at least 18 years of age, and cannot be professional bakers or pastry chefs.
  • Cakes can’t be store-bought, but can be made from a cake-mix.
  • Each person may enter only once.
  • You MUST pre-register by Tuesday, February 18th to be able to win prize money. There is a 30 person limit, and you must be present to win.
  • Cakes will be judged using a 1-10 point scale (with 10 being the best) on taste, recipe originality and appearance.
  • No candles please


What a great way to celebrate

What a great way to celebrate the Library's birthday!

info on cake contest

sounds like fun!  

what are the judges looking for?   

is there a cost to register?


how much is the cash prize money?


thank you


Good questions!

Cake will be judged on taste, recipe originality, and appearance. There is no cost to register. The prizes are $75 for 1st place, $50 for 2nd and $25 for 3rd.

Ooh fun! Who will judge?

Ooh fun! Who will judge?

Hopefully the same people as

Hopefully the same people as last year, but they're not yet finalized. Come and celebrate with us!