Pocono Cupcake Challenge

Our 6th Annual Pocono Cupcake Challenge will be held on Sunday, September 17 from noon-3pm on the Grand Lawn of The Historic Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort.  This event benefits the United Way of Monroe County to support the non-profit’s mission to improve lives and provide solutions to those facing life’s challenges. This is a public family-friendly event in which participants volunteer to bake and donate cupcakes which are judged and awarded in different categories.


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Sunday, September 17, 2017
Noon-3:00 pm
Grand Lawn of The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort 
Free to attend, $10 donation for 4 cupcake tickets
*Proceeds to benefit The United Way of Monroe County

Competition Categories

  • Home Bakers  
  • Professional Bakers
  • Junior Bakers  

Judging Categories

Best Overall Cupcake 

    • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Home Baker
    • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Professional Baker
    • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Junior Baker
    • Judging Factors: Taste and Originality 

People’s Choice Award 

    • 1 Overall Winner

Best Booth Award 

    • 1 Overall Winner                             

Prizes and Awards

  • 1st Place Cash Prize(Home Baker, Professional, and Junior)
  • Gift Cards and other prizes to be awarded to Best Booth, People's Choice, and all 2nd and 3rd place winners of each category


This Year's Judges


A Family Friendly Event

  • Family friendly atmosphere
  • Hayrides
  • Temporary tattoos
  • Perk-Up Truck
  • ShawneeCraft Brewery beer stand

Enter Contest or Become a Sponsor by Mail

 or  can be mailed or emailed to events@shawneeinn.com. All mailed in submissions must be sent to:

The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort
c/o Melissa Owen
P.O. Box 67
Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356

Any additional questions or concerns, please contact events@shawneeinn.com at 570-424-4000 x1405.