Get ready for the first annual battle of the batter at the 2014 Pink Dessert Wars, presented by Pioneer Sugar, Whipped Bakery and the University Club of MSU!

Sample what area bakeries, caterers, pastry shops and restaurants create on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at the University Club at Michigan State University from 6-9 PM. Some of  the contestants include Red Cedar Cafe, Bake N Cakes, The University Club, Whipped Bakery, Shee Be Baking, Looking Grand Cafe and Pixy's Pastries.

Competitors will vie for prizes and awards given by our panel of distinguished judges for their desserts, table decorations and use of Michigan-made food products with the Pioneer Award. We will also hand out the People’s Choice Award, and this is where we need your help! When you buy your $10 ticket (a portion of ticket sales will benefit Susan G. Komen Mid-Michigan), you get to sample from the dessert offerings and choose which you think is the very best! Click here to buy your tickets.

To compete in Pink Dessert Wars, call 517-887-3255.