Broadway-Themed Over-the-Top Creations Take the Cake at NY Cake Show

June 12, 2017 1:58 pm Last Updated: June 12, 2017 2:05 pm

Enthusiastic bakers and cake artists showed off their cake-decorating skills at the Fifth Annual NY Cake Show this past weekend, held at Pier 36 in Manhattan.

The Broadway-themed cakes found inspiration from shows through the ages, from “Chicago” to “The Lion King.” The cake competition was first founded by cake artist Lisa Mansour, the owner of NY Cake and NY Cake Academy, in 2013. Here are the winners below. Make sure to check out photo highlights following.

Best in Show Winner:

Ashley Holt, Sugar Monster, Brooklyn, New York, Kinky Boots Show Table Cake

Top Contestants of Every Category:

  1. Wedding Cake: Chrissie Boon (Too Nice to Slice)
  2. Celebration Cake: Nichole Ferello
  3. Sculpture: Lidia Lourenco
  4. Shoe Display: Sandra Durbin (Sandra’s Cakes)
  5. Show Table: Melissa Alt (Melissa Alt Cakes)
  6. Sugar Flowers: Yuka Sukegawa
  7. Decorative Cookie Display: Amanda Mccrea
  8. Decorative Cupcake Display: Diane Fehder (Diane Michelle Cakes)
  9. Buttercream Wedding Cake: Charmaine Esh
  10. Dessert Bar: Joseph Settepani
  11. 11. Non Cake Display: Rei Tamagawa

There were these pretty Cinderella slippers:

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(Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

This one will have you singing “Tales as Old as Time”:

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(Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

This one was inspired by “Anastasia”:

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(Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

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(Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

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(Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

The Phantom lurks somewhere …

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(Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

This is sort of a Lion King totem:

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(Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

Call the nanny!

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(Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

The cake work was truly spectacular:

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(Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

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(Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

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(Channaly Philipp/The Epoch Times)

And of course, what’s a cake show without cake shoes?

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(Channaly Philipp/The Epoch Times)

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(Channaly Philipp/The Epoch Times)