Birchwood Cafe wins inaugural Baker's Dozen Gluten-Free Bake-Off
Birchwood Cafe's sweet potato cranberry cupcake with green tea buttercream
This weekend at the Chow Girls Catering Parlor in northeast Minneapolis, the inaugural Baker's Dozen Gluten-Free Holiday Bake-Off was held. Some of the participants included Muddy Paws Cheesecakes, Seward Co-op, Bittersweet Bakery, French Meadow, and the Birchwood Cafe. The event was judged by a panel of local celebrities, which included local cookbook author and chef John Michael Lerma, local Food Network Star finalist Justin D., and Minnesota Monthly's Stephanie Meyer.
The event was held to help raise money for Twin Cities ROCK (Raising Our Celiac Kids), a local organization that helps parents find information on how to deal with children who have celiac disease, which prevents the digestion of gluten in the body.
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