The Sweet Taste of Victory: Winning Cupcakes from Our FC's Contest!

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If there’s one thing that we love, it’s a bake-off! We challenged ModCloth employees to a cupcake contest last Friday, and there was no telling how freely the creative juices would flow. The friendly folks at our Pittsburgh-based Fulfillment Center, the place where your orders begin their journeys, took to their stoves to battle for confectionery victory.

Participants voted on nearly twenty submissions in two categories: cutest and tastiest. However, there could only be one well, two winners.

Check out more of these behind-the-scenes photos for a continued sugar fix!

Congratulations to Intake Specialist Christy, whose sushi-shaped cupcakes were claimed ‘Cutest-of-Them-All’, and Intake Specialist Marlise, whose Banana Drizzle Cupcakes gained the sought-after title of ‘Tastiest’! Runner-ups included the spring-inspired Garden of Cakes and mouth-watering Li’l’ Macs.

After this contest, we’re wondering if our FC, short for ‘Fulfillment Center,’ really stands for ‘Frosted Cupcake Heaven’!

Laura Vrcek

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13 Responses to The Sweet Taste of Victory: Winning Cupcakes from Our FC's Contest!

  1. Carrie 04/29/2011 at 12:19 pm #

    What an amazing array of creative cupcakes!

  2. Chaucee 04/29/2011 at 12:33 pm #

    Oh my goodness I love the cookie monster and the mini-burgers! How adorable!

  3. Sarah 04/29/2011 at 12:35 pm #

    Haha, the cookie monster ones really crack me up. All of these cupcakes are so cute!

  4. Jessica 04/29/2011 at 1:20 pm #

    Wow! Such creativity! You have to love cupcakes! At my wedding recently we served cupcakes in an array of flavors and colors – they were a hit!
    I wonder if the purple wrappers were made using the Cricut cutter?

  5. Caitlin 04/29/2011 at 1:54 pm #

    Wow these are so awesome. I love the little popcorn/jiffypop ones.

  6. Amanda 04/29/2011 at 1:54 pm #

    you just had to combine my two most favorite foods in the world-sushi and cupcakes. it’s beautiful.

  7. Alison 04/29/2011 at 7:03 pm #

    OMG these are adorable! Will you be posting the recipes? :)

    • Jenn (ModCloth) 04/29/2011 at 7:59 pm #

      Hey, Alison!

      We weren’t planning to, but sure can. Are there cupcakes you’re especially interested in seeing the recipes for?

    • Alison 04/29/2011 at 8:06 pm #

      ALL OF THEM! heehee :) Just kidding, but those little burger ones look super cute, that would be fun to try! As a vegetarian, those are burgers I can enjoy :P

  8. Kahlan 04/30/2011 at 3:16 pm #

    Please at least post the recipe and method to the rainbow frosting swirl cupcake!!!

    • Jenn (ModCloth) 05/02/2011 at 9:00 pm #

      Hi, Kahlan!

      We can certainly do that. :) I’ll ask for the recipe!

  9. Alexandra 05/12/2011 at 2:52 am #

    ditto about the rainbbow cupcakes!!!!

  10. BL 05/16/2011 at 11:52 am #

    Haha! These are fantastic. I love the cookie monster cupcakes.

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