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LA’s Vegan Cupcake Contest

On Sunday, Los Angeles residents can attend a showdown of the city’s best vegan cupcakes.

The creators behind Los Angeles’ vegan Urban Food Crawl, Jen Bardekoff and Sheri Wheeler, are expanding their repertoire, this time with a baking contest called Cupcakes + Art. Referred to as “LA’s first vegan cupcake competition,” the event will feature 10 local bakers, including Babycakes and 14-year-old Clara Polito of Clara’s Cakes, competing for the cupcake crown. The competition will also showcase cupcake-themed art from local artists, including Nickelodeon Studios story artist Ryan Kramer, and will take place tomorrow afternoon at Los Angeles art gallery Hold Up Art.

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