Published DateLACONIA — Lakes Region Habitat for Humanity is holding its first Cupcakes for a Cause Fundraiser on Saturday, March 16 from 1-3 p.m. at the historic Belknap Mill in downtown Laconia. Six local businesses will square off to be crowned the Best Cupcakes in the Lakes Region.
Admission is $10 and guests will vote on the best flavored cupcake. Each baker will submit 15 dozen miniature cupcakes of their most popular flavor as well as present them on an original made themed display. Votes will be tallied at 3 p.m. culminating with the winner being announced and crowned the Best Cupcakes in the Region.
Bakeries with a store front will have tickets available to sell starting this Friday March 1 during normal business hours. The other tickets will be sold at the door on a first come basis.
Participating in the inaugural event are the following:
— The Sweet Life with the entry of an espresso cupcake with a maple butter cream frosting and bacon topping.
— Kara's Cafe with an entry of Lemon Zest and Raspberry Cupcake with Vanilla Bean Butter cream.
— Sweet Lea Lea with a S'mores cupcake.
— Lakes Region Cupcakes with an Almond Joy cupcake.
— Lara Gruner-Just a Girl with an apron with Tyed Dyed Cupcakes Vanilla Bean Flavor
— Oh La La Creative Cakes with a Salted Caramel Chocolate Vanilla Popcorn Cupcake.
All proceeds from the event will be used on Lakes Region Habitat's next build in Franklin this spring for the Sobalsi family.
The mission of Habitat is to eliminate substandard housing in the world by working in partnership with people in need to build simple, decent, affordable housing. The houses are then sold to those in need at no profit and with no interest charged.