High bidder, cake auction

In the third hour of cake auctioning, an auctioneer rattled off higher and higher numbers as the price for Leah Carey’s spice cake continued to climb.

It broke $1,000. It reached $2,000. Within seconds, it was at $4,000. It climbed and climbed as two bidders topped one another. The final bid was $8,000.

Cake Auction

Boys and girls watch over their baked goods as they are being auctioned off at the cake and baked goods auction Sunday at The Great Frederick Fair.

Cake Auction

Phoebe Spence, of Frederick, shows off her vanilla rainbow surprise cake to buyers at the cake auction held at The Great Frederick Fair on Sunday. Spence’s cake sold for $125.

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C.D.Reid

$8k for the champion cake, and no picture of it. More "quality" journalism from the folks at the FNP.

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