Grab a slice and celebrate the winners of MuggleNet’s cake decorating contest!

For the past month MuggleNet has been asking you, our faithful visitors, to help celebrate the birthdays of Neville Longbottom, Harry Potter, and J.K. Rowling herself by decorating a birthday cake in their honor. We received 47 entries, and wow, they were amazing; cakes from all over the world, by fans of all age groups, immortalizing the Potter characters & creator that we adore!

The entrants, who were judged by Dinah Bucholz, author of The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook, were ranked from 1-10 in three categories; Theme, Skill & Creativity – and were split into three age groups; 9-12, 13-16, & 17+. The winners are as follows:

Age 9-12:

First: Anna from USA
Second: Chini from Australia
Third: Kelly & friend from USA
Honorable Mention: Piper from USA

Age 13-16:

First: Tessa from USA
Second: Cari from Australia
Third: Hugo from UK
Honorable Mentions: Isabel & Madeline from USA AND Sabina from New Zealand

Age 17+:

First: Kaelin from USA
Second: Aliza from USA
Third: Anu & Usha from USA
Honorable Mention: Nicole from Canada

The winners, we will receive some fabulous prizes, including an autographed copy of The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook, an Unofficial Harry Potter Sweet Shoppe Kit, or a MuggleNet t-shirt!

Congratulations to all of our winners, and thank you to all that entered!

Kat Miller

I am a 40-something Ravenclaw/Slytherin from Massachusetts. I've been lucky in life and can attribute a lot of that to Harry Potter. Without it, I wouldn't have at least 80% of the things I do today, including my career & closest friends. I truly despise Sirius Black.