Cupcakes Take the Stage at SXSW

By on Monday, March 15th, 2010

Cupcakes took center stage on Friday night at the SXSW Music/Film/Interactive Festival during the Pastries and Pasties Burlesque Cupcake Cookoff. Austin’s cupcake heavyweights Polkadots, MadCakes, The Cupcake Bar, Toot Sweet, Holy Cacao and Delish squared off while members of Texas’ premier burlesque troupes strip-teased the night away. From the looks of the bakeries’ (and the burlesque troupes’) websites, it must have been quite a night.

Toot Sweet Cupcakes at Pastries and Pasties (picture courtesy of Tiffany Bacon)

After assiduous internet searches and more than a few emails, I finally obtained a cupcake picture from this year’s event.  You’d think that there’d be plenty of pictures of just about anything from a tech conference, but I guess everybody was too busy having fun and eating cupcakes :)

The cupcake fun continued on Sunday at the SXSW Cupcake Social hosted by our fellow food bloggers at Cupcakes Take the Cake and by You can follow Cupcakes Take the Cake’s Nichelle Stevens’ live tweets from the event here. But alas, as yet, no pictures.