OK, I hereby challenge the twitterverse to a cupcake contest … who’s in?!
– Tweeted on 7/26/09 by @HbgFoodandWine
One day on Twitter, @HbgFoodandWine‘s friend, @jbairy, was tweeting about some yummy cupcakes that she was eating. Mutual tweep, @bostella, chimed in and soon started bragging about how he could bake better cupcakes than the both of them. @HbgFoodandWine smelled a challenge, and the seed was planted for a a community cupcake contest and tasting event to benefit the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank.
After some twelp on names for the event, the twitterverse voted in @KatyHaltertop‘s suggestion of the “Cupcake Cup.” That’s how the first-ever Harrisburg Cupcake Cup was born in 2009.