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Miss Virginia Recital

A Program Created to Increase Scholarship for Miss Virginia Contestants 

Auction and Raffle Information


2017 Cakes and Cupcake Information

I hope you enjoy my 2017 creations. This was the first time I used the Caljava gum paste flowers accented with my own fondant and buttercream work. They really bring the design to a new level.






2017 Raffle Baskets and Unique Gifts



Take a look at the.....2016 Cakes

Last year we had 3 cakes and 7 dozen cupckaes available for the auction. The cakes included the Sundae Cake, Oreo cake and the Hazelut Cake. The cupcakes were Cookies and Cream, Snickers, and Sundae Delight!  All proceeeds from the auction to directly to fund the Qulaity of Life Scholarshiops at the Miss Virginia Pageant.


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Oreo Cake

There's nothing better than a "Oreo Cake" ...if you are a chocolate lover!

Sundae Cake

Chocolate, Strawberry, and Vanilla layers topped with buttercream, chocolate covered strawberries and bananas, fresh raspberries, pecans, lemon zest, cherries... and then drizzled with chocolate ganache! Yummmmmm!!!


2016 Baskets

You are in for a real treat this year. Among the 7 themed baskets are a "Just for the Guys", "Windchime", "Hallmark Beach Bounty", "Miss Virginia Pageant", and "Wheelbarrow."



2015 Cakes and Baskets

Here is a list and description of the 2015 cakes and cupcakes that were available for the 2015 auction.


Snickers Cupcakes (2 dozen available – 4 packages of 6)



Cookies and Cream Cupcakes (2 dozen available– 4 packages of 6)

Snickers Cake


P B & C Cake (Peanut Butter and Chocolate)


Banana Butterfingers Coffeecake


Sometimes You feel Like a Nut…Sometimes You Don’t!


2015 Raffle Baskets

(Designed and Created by Carol Abramson and Brenda Johnson)







All I can say is WOW. Our 2014 cake auction raised $760.00 for the Miss Virginia Community Service Scholarship! Thank you so much for your generosity!



   The ladybug cake featured a hand-sculpted                 The buttercream rose cake is a strawberry

   ladybug and 2 mini-ladybugs on a glass flower            mango chiffon displayed on a glass strawberry

   keepsake plate. This was a banana cake with             keepsake plate.

   buttercream icing, covered in white fondant

   with a sculpted red accent bow.



  Who doesn't like cupcakes and burgers?  Put                Fun silk basket with cake-pops. It's a 2-fer!

  them together and you have a delicious treat.                 Once you eat all the cake pops, add a few

 Caramel cupcakes with a "brownie burger"                      more silk flowers and you have a great

 and buttercream lettuce, ketchup and mustard.                accent basket!



      Chocolate cupcakes with milk and dark chocolate and raspberries or blackberry accents. Yummy!


2014 Basket Raffle!

Check out the amazing talents of Carol Abramson! These baskets raised $500.00 towards the Miss Virginia Community Service Scholarship fund!






The 2013 event featured decorated cakes, cupcakes, and cake pops! The cake pop featured a special mold designed just for this event - a Miss Virginia crown made in fondant!

After 2 days of marathon baking and decorating, here's a few pictures of the cakes, cupcakes and cake pops at the Recital!

The cakes (and cupcakes) and cakepops featured today were:

The "Strawberry Chiffon Cake" was filled with strawberry puree nd strawbeery buttercream fosting encased in KitKat candy bars, thentopped with strawberries dipped in Ghirardelli milk and white chocolate. The cake was then decorated with a touch of bling, red ribbon, fondant butterflies, and an antique crown pin.

The "Snickers Cake" was a deep chocolate cake filled with a cream cheese and snickers filling, iced with caramel buttercream, then topped with Snickers pieces and drizzled with caramel.

The "Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake" was a chocolate cake filled with chocolate ganache, then iced with chocolate chip cookie dough buttercream and decoated with mini chocolate chip cookies and a drizzle of chocolate ganache.

The cake pops were chocolate fudge cake dipped in Ghiradelli milk chocolate and topped with a Miss Virginia fondant crown and sprinkles.







 We had several amazing themed baskets for our raffle.                                      


The amazing pictures below were taken by Julius Tolentino at the Miss Virginia Workshop on April 13th.  You can check out the whole gallery of his work by clicking on his link at on the Miss Virginia webite. There is also a link on our Home page. As soon as his pictures from the Recital are available, I will post a link to them.


 Rosemary Willis, Miss Virginia 2012, with the Snickers cupcakes. These will be available at the recital!

Alvene Buckley and Miss Virginia 2013 Contestants with the cakepops that will also be featured at the Recital on June 2nd.