Nestle Crunch 75th Birthday and Birthday Showdown Kick-Off!
Disclosure: This is not a sponsored post. I was invited out to Nestle Crunch’s 75th birthday Celebration to preview and taste a few of the local bakeries treats participating in their Birthday Showdown! All thoughts and opinions are my own. 🙂
It’s birthday time! Can you believe it? Nestlé Crunch™’ is celebrating its 75th Birthday this year! In honor of this most favorite and iconic chocolate bar’s birthday celebration, Nestlé Crunch is hosting an exclusive national bakery challenge – The Nestlé Crunch 75th Birthday Showdown – highlighting 15 of the most prestigious bakeries from around the country. From Crumbs Bake Shops nationwide, Casey’s Cupcakes , Sweet E’s Bake Shop in Los Angeles, to Coolhaus these sweet bakers are competing to see who can create a birthday treat worthy of holding Nestlé Crunch’s 75 royal birthday candles. The contest kicked off on Wednesday, March 27 and ends Sunday, April 21, during which, the treats can be purchased at each bakery and chocolate lovers can vote for their favorite Nestle Crunch treat. For a complete list of participating bakeries and to vote for your favorites visit them here at Facebook.com/NestleCrunch.
This exclusive preview and tasting of four local bakeries’ for the Nestle Crunch Birthday Treats was graciously hosted at Erica Tucker’s bakery; Sweet E’s Bake Shop. It sure is an adorable place!
Outside of Sweet E’s, Nastassia Johnson, CEO of Coolhaus, was onsite in the fabulous Coolhaus truck, giving away samples of their Nestle Crunch™ Brown Butter Candied Bacon Ice Cream Sandwich which was baconlicious! Also, actress Casey Reinhardt and owner of Casey’s Cupcakes as well as Crumbs Bake Shop were in attendance, providing their Nestle Crunch Birthday Treat Creations.
Here are the tasty treats we were able to taste-test before voting on our favorites on the Nestle Crunch Facebook Page.
Nestlé® Crunch® Peanut Butter Brownie
Nestlé® Crunch® Brown Butter Candied Bacon Ice Cream Sandwich
Crumbs Bake Shop
Crumbs Crunch Cupcake
Nestlé® Crunch® Chocolate Royalty Cupcake
A cupcake fit for a King (or Queen). Talk about bling! Glitter and sparkles adorn this beauty of a cupcake. The best part is that it tastes as good as it looks! Indulge in this special celebration, fit for royalty with the red crown, representing Nestlé’s royal reign over the chocolate kingdom. Made of a rich devil’s food cake mixed in with pieces of a Nestlé® Crunch® bar and a light and creamy chocolate filling it is a chocolate lovers paradise. It is topped with chocolate shavings. A Glamorous cupcake indeed, it is ready for a royal party!
The fabulous bakers showing us their creations for the Nestle Crunch Birthday Showdown! Let the games begin!? 😉 So make sure to go vote for your favorite as the top three Crunch-inspired treats, that receive the most votes on Facebook through April 21, will be featured in a grand prize bake-off. The grand prize winner will be chosen by the Nestlé Crunch culinary team along with all-star baker and celebrity chef Carla Hall. You may know Carla as a co-host on ABC’s hit show”The Chew” and she also has her own artisan cookie company called Alchemy by Carla Hall.
Myself and Kirsten from SoCal Kids Outdoor Adventures taking in all the Nestle Crunch chocolatey goodness! #happybirthdaycrunch!
Which baker do YOU think will come out on top? Which treat would you like to try? I can’t wait to find out!