Scrumptious baking featured at big Easter Cake Bake-off in Lake Cowichan

‘Peter Rabbit’ by Debbie Lane finished first, with ‘Easter at the Farm’ by Dawn-Alena Brown taking second place in the Easter Cake Bake-off in Lake Cowichan on April 20. (Submitted)‘Peter Rabbit’ by Debbie Lane finished first, with ‘Easter at the Farm’ by Dawn-Alena Brown taking second place in the Easter Cake Bake-off in Lake Cowichan on April 20. (Submitted)
Dian White’s decadent chocolate-lashed ‘Easter Jubilee’ took third spot, and Terri Ferris’s dainty flower-filled ‘What a Pansy’ finished fourth. (Submitted)Dian White’s decadent chocolate-lashed ‘Easter Jubilee’ took third spot, and Terri Ferris’s dainty flower-filled ‘What a Pansy’ finished fourth. (Submitted)
Honourable mentions went to ‘Happy Hopping Bunny’ by Dianna Fontaine, and ‘Easter Chicks’ by Rose Elliott. (Submitted)Honourable mentions went to ‘Happy Hopping Bunny’ by Dianna Fontaine, and ‘Easter Chicks’ by Rose Elliott. (Submitted)
Honourable mentions also went to ‘Bunny Butt’ by Twila, and ‘Basket of Goodies’ by Lorna Vomacka. (Submitted)Honourable mentions also went to ‘Bunny Butt’ by Twila, and ‘Basket of Goodies’ by Lorna Vomacka. (Submitted)
The Easter cake bakers included: Lorna Vomacka, Debbie Lane, Terri Ferris, Rose Elliott, Dianna Fontaine, Dawn-Alena Brown, and Dian White. Twila is missing from the photo. (Submitted)The Easter cake bakers included: Lorna Vomacka, Debbie Lane, Terri Ferris, Rose Elliott, Dianna Fontaine, Dawn-Alena Brown, and Dian White. Twila is missing from the photo. (Submitted)

A group of enthusiastic bakers showed their skills at the Lake Cowichan 50+ Centre’s first-ever Easter Cake Bake-Off on April 20.

Debbie Lane’s fabulous Peter Rabbit entry took first place, with the lively Easter at the Farm by Dawn-Alena Brown in second.

Dian White’s decadent chocolate-lashed Easter Jubilee took third spot, and Terri Ferris’s dainty flower-filled What a Pansy finished fourth.

Honourable mentions went to Basket of Goodies by Lorna Vomacka, Happy Hopping Bunny by Dianna Fontaine, Bunny Butt by Twila, and Easter Chicks by Rose Elliott.

Each cake was sold at a silent auction following judging, earning the Centre $272, according to the group’s Ginny Saboe.