Libby scoops cupcake competition in aid of St Albans cancer boy Bailey
THE runaway winner of the Herts Advertiser’s Create a Cupcake competition is Bailey’s Fruit Frenzy, the brainchild of 11-year-old Libby Morrow.
We asked young readers to come up with their delicious designs for creative cupcakes to help raise vital funds for the Bailey Sarwa Appeal, with the winning entry to be crafted and sold at Dixie’s Cupcakery.
A shortlist of entries was published in the Herts Advertiser last month, with readers asked to vote for their favourite. More than 1,000 votes were received over the following weeks, but Libby’s was the clear winner after the campaign went viral when her parents and sister Abi, nine, published it on Facebook.
Libby’s creation, Bailey’s Fruit Frenzy, is made up of banana sponge with lemon buttercream, decroate with blueberries and chocolate shavings.
Abbey C of E School pupil Libby, who lives in Newhouse Park, St Albans, explained how she came up with the concept: “I wanted something fruity because then it was a mixture, my favourite colour is pink and I love blueberries. I know all about Bailey and I’m really pleased to be helping him.
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“I’m really excited that my cupcake design will be going on sale at Dixie’s, and all my friends have promised to come in and buy it.”
Dixie’s owner Luisa Zissman will be donating 50 per cent of the sales of Libby’s design to the Bailey appeal, and explained: “I’m really looking forward to seeing Bailey’s Fruit Frenzy on sale in the shop - it was a really fun design and interesting mix of flavours, so I’m sure it will prove very popular and help bring in lots of extra money for Bailey.”
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