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Corning baker reaches quarterfinals of “The Greatest Baker” contest

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Kyra VanWinkle, owner of “Kyra’s Cupcakery” in Corning, New York, has reached the quarterfinals of the online “The Greatest Baker” contest, featuring television’s “Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro.

The competition offers a top prize of $10,000, an appearance in “Bake from Scratch” magazine, and a meeting with Valastro. VanWinkle expressed her excitement and gratitude for the support she’s received, noting her passion for baking and inspiration from Valastro’s work.


Voting for the quarterfinals is now open, with the deadline for casting votes set for January 18 at 10 p.m. The competition allows for one free vote every 24 hours and offers options for additional votes through donations. VanWinkle’s advancement in the competition highlights her skill and dedication as a baker, having started her bakery in 2021.

VanWinkle’s participation in “The Greatest Baker” contest brings attention to her bakery and showcases the talent present in the Corning area.