It was my first time to attend Goldilocks' Cake Deco Expo. I just found out that they are doing it for three years already. My sister also told me that her alma mater, College of Saint Benilde, has been winning in cake competitions like these. Upon entering it at SMX Convention Center, the first thing I saw are mostly cakes on display. Some are for weddings, some are for birthdays. There are also themed birthday cakes and cupcakes that follows the Angry Birds hype.
|One of the cake exhibits|
There is also an exhibition of finishing a towering birthday cake a child would love. There are also designated activity areas for everyone in the whole family to enjoy. From designing your own mini-cake or participating in workshops. But the main event of the whole expo was the inter-collegiate cake competition from different universities and colleges.
|Fun activity for kids|
The competition was on the spot. The competing campuses were given a theme and what are they are going to use an hour before the actual competition. The theme was birthday and they are going to use cupcakes. Not just one cake but two. One for the boy and one for the girl. They were given one hour and thirty minutes to finish the cake including clearing up the area and they are not allowed to waste any ingredients they already got.
They will be judge according to creativity, appearance, technique, and use of materials. What I didn't expect that the cakes were starting to form nicely. There were many shapes and sizes and it was hard to imagine that these were mostly cupcakes. After one hour and thirty minutes, the judges were starting to look at each cake entry.
|Lyceum of the Phils. Laguna, overall champion|
Besides choosing the best cake for the subcategories for the best birthday cake for a boy and for a girl, the competition was won by Lyceum of the Phils. Laguna. Pinky Yee, Goldilocks Marketing Director, said that this is not only to make the campuses compete but only to help students to showcase their talents it cake decorating because someday, we will see them designing cakes for Goldilocks. I look forward to see next year's Goldilocks Cake Deco Expo.